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Fri, March 28, 7:15pm

Films in Competition 4

Michigan Theater (Main Auditorium)

New narrative, documentary and experimental films including the World Premiere of Adeline for Leaves by Jessica Sarah Rinland, The Blazing World by Jessica Bardsley, Cars & Killers by Gretchen Skogerson, and Misterio by Chema Garcia Ibarra.

Filmmakers in attendance: Jessica Bardsley, Gretchen Skogerson, and Jessica Sarah Rinland

Sponsored by the College for Creative Studies

Community Partner:  University of Michigan Film & Video Student Association


Films Showing:

Misterio (Mystery)

(Chema GarcĂ­a Ibarra, 2013) 12 min

They say that if you put your ear to the back of his neck, you can hear the Virgin talk. Trailer...

The Obvious Child

(Stephen Irwin, 2013) 12.5 min

Somebody broke the girl's parents. The rabbit was there when it happened. It was an awful mess. Trailer...

Cars & Killers

(Gretchen Skogerson, 2013) 2 min

"Cars & Killers hitches found text, image and sound together for a ride."-GS...

The Blazing World

(Jessica Bardsley, 2013) 20 min

A troubling relationship arises between the character played by Winona Ryder in the film Girl, Interrupted, the genuine depression experienced by the actress, and the shoplifting of which she was...

Nail Art

(Martha Jurksaitis, 2013) 3 min

Nail Art is a 16mm film made entirely using nail varnishes and nail stickers as my materials. It's a visceral response to the craze for nail art, and considers whether...

ELSA merdelamerdelamer

(Abigail Child, 2013) 4 min

Abigail Child’s short, ELSA merdelamerdelamer, is a smoky, punky and sexy chapter in the collectively made Feminist bio-drama,The Baroness, about the Baroness Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven. Inspired by an event that...

Adeline For Leaves

(Jessica Sarah Rinland, 2013) 13.5 min

Adeline For Leaves explores nature, science and mythology through the eyes of an eleven-year-old botanical prodigy, and her recently deceased, elderly mentor. Trailer...