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Films & Schedules - SHORT CUTS V: MADE IN PORTLAND

Wed, Feb 23, 2011
at 6 PM (WH)
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SHORT CUTS V: MADE IN PORTLAND

SHORT CUTS

Includes Vanity, Motor Away, Eye Liner, Stage Two, The Curio, Peeved, Summer Snapshot, Breathe, Rummel, Breathe, Stumble Then Rise on Some Akward Morning, and The Poodle Trainer.

90 Minutes    

Interests: Short Cuts.


VANITY

DIRECTOR: Jim Blashfield -

With his cinematic scalpel in hand, Blashfield has his frolicsome way with some archival footage. (4 mins.)


MOTOR AWAY

MOTOR AWAY

DIRECTOR: Shawn Sullivan -

Gretchen Corbett stars in this portrait of exhausted love set in an RV beside the Columbia River. (7 mins.)


EYE LINER

EYE LINER

DIRECTOR: Joanna Priestley -

This second installment in a trilogy of abstract films inspired by botany and organic patterns examines two-dimensional patterns and archetypes of the human face. (4 mins.)


STAGE TWO

DIRECTOR: Lara Jean Gallagher -

In addition to the usual teenage traumas, mop-topped Max deals with his mother’s hair loss, her illness, and making a buck or two selling her meds. (16 mins.)


THE CURIO

THE CURIO

DIRECTOR: Dicky Dahl -

A recent divorcé moves to Portland and struggles to re-invent himself amidst the comparatively young social scene—to the point of becoming, at least by his own perception, an object of curiosity. (22 mins.)


PEEVED

PEEVED

DIRECTOR: Ellen Glines, Noah Dorsey -

This amusing rant takes up the pet irritant of breaches of escalator etiquette. (2 mins.)


SUMMER SNAPSHOT

SUMMER SNAPSHOT

DIRECTOR: Ian McCluskey -

The blurred line between memory and actual events is explored through the tropes of 1970s home movies. (11 mins.)


BREATHE, RUMMEL, BREATHE

DIRECTOR: Kyle Eaton -

Hospitalized after a swimming accident, Rummel drifts in and out of consciousness, recounting his youth and the memories of his late parents. (11 mins.)


STUMBLE THEN RISE ON SOME AWKWARD MORNING

DIRECTOR: Kurtis Hough -

This organic, dreamlike journey spirals from life to death. (6 mins.)


THE POODLE TRAINER

THE POODLE TRAINER

DIRECTOR: Vance Malone -

A Russian poodle trainer reveals her transcendent relationship with her dogs and the welcome isolation behind the red velvet curtains of the circus. (7 mins.)

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