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Films & Schedules - SHORT CUTS V: RESILIENT STRUCTURES

SHORT CUTS V: RESILIENT STRUCTURES

Thu, Feb 25, 2010
at 6 PM (WH)
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SHORT CUTS V: RESILIENT STRUCTURES

SHORT CUTS

A program of experimental films presented by Cinema Project and the Northwest Film Center.

80 Minutes    

Interests: Short Cuts.


LUMPHINI 2552

LUMPHINI 2552

DIRECTOR: Tomonari Nishikawa - (United States/Japan)

Black-and-white images of plants and trees taken with a 35mm still camera at Bangkok’s Lumphini Park construct an emotional rhythm and illusion of movement of beautiful defamiliarization.

3 Minutes    


SHINONOME OMOGO ISHIZUCHI

DIRECTOR: Shiho Kano - (Japan)

A travelogue of images inspired by filmmaker Mansaku Itami, including visits to Shinonome Shrine, Omogo Valley, and Ishizuchi Mountain in Ehime, Japan.

15 Minutes    


BLOCK B

BLOCK B

DIRECTOR: Chris Chong Chan Fui - (Malaysia)

A stationary camera looks from one apartment block in a Kuala Lumpur neighborhood directly onto another. As a modernist interchange of private and public space, Block B attempts to grasp the scope and use of monolithic architecture.

20 Minutes    


TREES OF SYNTAX, LEAVES OF AXIS

TREES OF SYNTAX, LEAVES OF AXIS

DIRECTOR: Daïchi Saïto - (Canada/Japan)

Accompanied by the contrapuntal violin of Malcolm Goldstein, Trees of Syntax, Leaves of Axis examines the natural language of a familiar landscape: the formations of maple trees and the spaces they inhabit as poetic expressions of visual and aural patterns.

10 Minutes    


EMPIRE BORDERS

EMPIRE BORDERS

DIRECTOR: Chen Chieh Jen - (Taiwan)

Chen Chieh Jen explores the various and sundry checks that Taiwanese citizens must endure when applying for a U.S. visa and how the “empire” employs every means to maintain an imperialist control.

27 Minutes    

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