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Sat, March 29, 1:00pm

Films in Competition 7

Michigan Theater (Screening Room)

New experimental and documentary films including Toros by Robert Fenz, The Disquiet by Ali Cherri, the World Premiere of Winter Present by Robert Todd and the North America Premiere of We Had the Experience but Missed the Meaning by Laida Lertxundi

Filmmakers in attendance: Robert Todd and Laida Lertxundi

Community Partner:  Michigan Psychoanalytical Society

Films Showing:

We Had the Experience But Missed the Meaning

(Laida Lertxundi, 2014) 8 min

Between Los Angeles and San Diego, California, a moment in a story by Bioy Casares—where it is discovered that a man prefers driving to making love to Veronica—structures the pieces...


(Michele Fleming, 1999) 30 min

Life/Expectancy is the final 16mm film by Michele Fleming (1954-2013) before she moved onto working in other media. “In Life/Expectancy I would use the movies as the repository for stories...

Winter Present

(Robert Todd, 2014) 6 min

Jewels and entryways. Awaiting the Thaw. -RT...


(Robert Fenz, 2014) 6 min

Toros is meditation on bullfighting, shot in Spain in 2013. Intended to be shown as a looped multiscreen projection in HD and 35mm; here, as an exception, it will be...

The Disquiet

(Ali Cherri, 2013) 20 min

Lebanon has witnessed a number of violent earthquakes as a result of its geographical location on several fault lines. Through an investigation of the country’s seismic history, The Disquiet explores...

By the Lake

(Chick Strand, 1986) 10 min

"This is a sort of collage film, using images shot for other films that somehow never were finished. The sound comes from various sound gathering adventures. Some were recorded at...