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Films & Schedules - Experimental

ARCTIC CHRISTMAS

Sat, Nov 10, 2012
at 7 PM (Whitsell Auditorium)

Thu, Nov 15, 2012
at 7 PM (Whitsell Auditorium)

ARCTIC CHRISTMAS

DIRECTOR: SAL STROM - OREGON (TIGARD)

(EXP) Ernie Heaton is one of the last two survivors from the transport ship USAT Dorchester. He tells his chilling experience after being torpedoed during WWII.

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BIRD OF FLAMES

Sat, Nov 10, 2012
at 7 PM (Whitsell Auditorium)

Thu, Nov 15, 2012
at 7 PM (Whitsell Auditorium)

BIRD OF FLAMES

DIRECTOR: CHEL WHITE - OREGON (PORTLAND)

(EXP) With music by David Lynch and Chrysta Bell, a spider-like Vietnamese sorcerer coaxes a beautiful chanteuse to perform like a living doll.

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CHUCK

Sun, Nov 11, 2012
at 6 PM (Whitsell Auditorium)

Sat, Nov 17, 2012
at 5 PM (Whitsell Auditorium)

CHUCK

DIRECTOR: MICHAEL PAULUS - OREGON (PORTLAND)

(EXP) A popular tongue twister is set in a sort of cathedral.

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THE COLORS THAT COMBINE TO MAKE WHITE ARE IMPORTANT

Sat, Nov 10, 2012
at 4:30 PM (Whitsell Auditorium)
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THE COLORS THAT COMBINE TO MAKE WHITE ARE IMPORTANT

DIRECTOR: BARRY DOUPÉ - BRITISH COLUMBIA (VANCOUVER)

(EXP) Doupé’s film explores the power structure within a failing Japanese glass factory. Two parallel storylines involving the investigation of a suspected employee and that of a stolen painting converge to reveal an exposition on gender and desire. “A deliberately artificial-looking computer-animated feature set mainly in a Japanese office and filled with hilarious non sequiturs (‘I made miniature versions of giant sandwiches; they are the same size as regular sandwiches’), it sometimes suggests an Adult Swim program in its warped sensibility. But Doupé’s dialogue is much headier than anything on TV, with considerations of gender inequality, modern art, and existentialism...

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COME BACK, LITTLE STAR

Sat, Nov 10, 2012
at 7 PM (Whitsell Auditorium)

Thu, Nov 15, 2012
at 7 PM (Whitsell Auditorium)

COME BACK, LITTLE STAR

DIRECTOR: ANDREW CONNORS - YUKON (WHITEHORSE)

(EXP) Super-8 footage illustrates a mother’s longing words to her grown son.

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DEAR PETER, WOODCHIPS I

Fri, Nov 9, 2012
at 7 PM (Whitsell Auditorium)

Fri, Nov 16, 2012
at 7 PM (Whitsell Auditorium)

DEAR PETER, WOODCHIPS I

DIRECTOR: ORLAND NUTT - OREGON (PORTLAND)

(EXP) Orland’s latest open letter to Peter concerns a steaming pile of woodchips, Mt. Fuji, and the concept of context.

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Fri, Nov 9, 2012
at 7 PM (Whitsell Auditorium)

Fri, Nov 16, 2012
at 7 PM (Whitsell Auditorium)

DEAR PETER, WOODCHIPS II

DIRECTOR: ORLAND NUTT - OREGON (PORTLAND)

(EXP) A continuation of the correspondence in which Orland’s relationship to the woodchips evolves.

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ERASABLE CITIES

Sat, Nov 10, 2012
at 7 PM (Whitsell Auditorium)

Thu, Nov 15, 2012
at 7 PM (Whitsell Auditorium)

ERASABLE CITIES

DIRECTOR: SALISE HUGHES - WASHINGTON (SEATTLE)

(EXP) Found footage of Venice is systematically erased while two people who may or may not be Marco Polo and Kublai Khan speak of cities, dreams, and the fragility of memory. Based on text from Italo Calvino’s "Invisible Cities."

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FRESH FILM NORTHWEST WINNING WORKS

Sat, Nov 17, 2012
at 1 PM (Whitsell Auditorium)

FRESH FILM NORTHWEST WINNING WORKS

YOUTH

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GOLD MOON, SHARP ARROW

Fri, Nov 9, 2012
at 7 PM (Whitsell Auditorium)

Fri, Nov 16, 2012
at 7 PM (Whitsell Auditorium)

GOLD MOON, SHARP ARROW

DIRECTOR: MALIC AMALYA, MAX GARNET - WASHINGTON (SEATTLE)

(EXP) Against a backdrop of electrocution, dominance, and scientific precision, curtains blow in open windows, wasps nest in an abandoned refrigerator, eyelashes flutter, and queers congregate.

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IN ALL FORMS

Sat, Nov 10, 2012
at 7 PM (Whitsell Auditorium)

Thu, Nov 15, 2012
at 7 PM (Whitsell Auditorium)

IN ALL FORMS

DIRECTOR: JAMES HEBERS - BRITISH COLUMBIA (VANCOUVER)

(EXP) Stop-motion and experimental animation techniques explore the themes of evolution, creation, and primal forms of life.

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MOVES MANAGER

Sat, Nov 10, 2012
at 7 PM (Whitsell Auditorium)

Thu, Nov 15, 2012
at 7 PM (Whitsell Auditorium)

MOVES MANAGER

DIRECTOR: ERIK FAUSKE - OREGON (PORTLAND)

(EXP) A businessman uses a cumbersome, custom walking machine to complete basic tasks.

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SHORTS I

Fri, Nov 9, 2012
at 7 PM (Whitsell Auditorium)
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Fri, Nov 16, 2012
at 7 PM (Whitsell Auditorium)
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SHORTS I

SHORTS

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SHORTS II

Sat, Nov 10, 2012
at 7 PM (Whitsell Auditorium)
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Thu, Nov 15, 2012
at 7 PM (Whitsell Auditorium)
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SHORTS II

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SHORTS III

Sun, Nov 11, 2012
at 6 PM (Whitsell Auditorium)
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Sat, Nov 17, 2012
at 5 PM (Whitsell Auditorium)
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SHORTS III

SHORTS

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THIRD FLOOR

Sat, Nov 10, 2012
at 7 PM (Whitsell Auditorium)

Thu, Nov 15, 2012
at 7 PM (Whitsell Auditorium)

THIRD FLOOR

DIRECTOR: ADAM SEKULER, SHANNON STEWART - WASHINGTON (SEATTLE)

(EXP) Shannon Stewart choreographed this experience through the empty rooms of a neglected historic Seattle hotel, exploring the notion that memory loss, as it is in people, is an essential part of dissociating identities in buildings.

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THE WAY WE MELT

Sun, Nov 11, 2012
at 6 PM (Whitsell Auditorium)

Sat, Nov 17, 2012
at 5 PM (Whitsell Auditorium)

THE WAY WE MELT

DIRECTOR: ROB TYLER - OREGON (PORTLAND)

(EXP) Frozen confections rapidly thaw in living color.

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