April / May 2015

April 

Analogue Love

d. Stuart Drennan | United Kingdom | 2011 | 8 min

Maggie loves her TV. And it loves her.

C.B.

d. Nathan Williams | USA | 2012 | 11 min

Mark works at a deli and talks too much. C.B. works at a science museum and doesn't talk at all. When C.B. invites Mark into her carefully protected world, unexpected consequences follow.

D.C.I.

d. Lacey Leavitt | USA | 2012 | 11 min

Two astronomers whose love is on the wane engage in a radical experiment in hopes of finding passion for more than just science.  

Flutterby

d. Jack Parry | Australia | 2007 | 4 min

A spider and butterfly engage in a symphonic survival of the species.

Frankie Rulez!!!

d. San Charoenchai | USA | 2011 | 5 min

A narcissistic space alien attempts to claim a series of planets through the dogged use of flags.

Honor the Treaties

d. Eric Becker | USA | 2012 | 12 min

A portrait of photographer Aaron Huey╩╝s powerful advocacy work for Native American rights on the Pine Ridge Reservation.

The Paris Quintet in Practice Makes Perfect

d. Benjamin Schuetze | Canada | 2011 | 11 min

Sharply dressed and exquisitely choreographed, five men go about their daily routine in a cramped apartment.

The Return

d. Jeremy Mackie | USA | 2012 | 11 min

When a techie college grad gets a job with the maintenance crew of the Seattle Center, they endeavor to orient him to the job and it's slightly spooky history.

Reviens Moi

d. Tracy Rector | USA | 2012 | 11 min

"Every act of rebellion expresses a nostalgia for innocence and an appeal to the essence of being", Albert Camus...A young man wakes to a profound memory from his past, which ignites a yearning for his childhood sweetheart.

Rewind  

d. Atul Taishete | India | 2007 | 9 min

A blind man rewinds through a situation that left his fellow robbers dead and the loot in his possession.

The Sasquatch and the Girl

d. Trevor Knapp Jones | USA | 2010 | 3 min

Russell Means shares the legend of the Sasquatch and why he went into hiding.

We Are What We Drink

d. Marc Hardman | United Kingdom | 2010 | 7 min

Coffee is not just a culture, it's life.

The Yellow Balloon

d. Ben Thompson, Rob Castillo | USA | 2010 | 3 min

A sweet and unique animation about a yellow balloon and its experience on the New York City Subway.

Zergüt

d. Natasha Subramaniam | Alisa Lapidus | USA | 2011 | 6 min  

It's moldy food vs fresh food. Warning: eggs lose their lives.

May

After All This

d. Matthew J. Clark | USA | 2011 | 10 min

In the final days of her young life, Helen stares death in the face and manages to laugh. Knowing that she is on the losing end of the battle with cancer, she and her husband, Cole, try to make sense of an ending they had hoped to never experience.

Aquadettes

d. Drea Cooper, Zackary Canepari | USA | 2011 | 10 min

What does synchronized swimming have to do with medical marijuana? Both of them vastly improve the life of Margo Bouer, an Aquadette.

Brain Power: From Neurons to Networks

d. Tiffany Shlain | USA | 2012 | 11 min

A mixed animation exploration of the similarities between the human brain and the internet.

Chilly

d. Dylan Kohler | USA | 2012 | 6 min

As the heat rises in stuffy hotel room, talking ice cube Chilly explains the wonders of refrigeration to a strangely distracted man.

Connect

d. Samuel Abrahams | United Kingdom | 2010 | 5 min

A young woman makes a surprise connection with a stranger on a bus.

The Epiphany

d. SJ Chiro | USA | 2011 | 10 min

"The Epiphany," a superhero, faces villains such as his arch-nemesis "Le Petit Mort," as well as "Deja Vu" and "The Capitulator." He must also face doubt, fear, self-loathing, and time itself. Based on a Jonathan Lethem story of the same name, which was inspired by a painting by Scott Alden.  

The Girl Who Swallowed Bees

d. Paul McDermott | Australia | 2007 | 9 min

A young teenage girl feels so distraught that she even swallows bees in an attempt to end her life. But instead, from this moment on she sees her life in a lustrous, honey-golden light.

Living Tiny

d. Paul Donatelli, Paul Meyers | USA | 2011 | 7 min   

Three Californians who seek an alternative to traditional construction explore a new vision of home.

Palindrome

d. Roger Villarroya | Spain | 2010 | 4 min

Where we end is where we begin.

The Queen of My Dreams

d. Fawzia Mirza, Ryan Logan | USA | 2011 | 3 min

Bollywood heroines promised love and feminine perfection. Years after being cast under their spell, a queer young adult looks back.

The Screamers

d. Roberto Pérez Toledo | Spain | 2010 | 2 min

Be careful what you scream.

Sign Language

d. Oscar Sharp | United Kingdom | 2010 | 5 min

Some people see signs everywhere, some people carry them.

Tilting at Windmills

d. Timothy Watkins | USA | 2011 | 10 min

Struggling to cope with his difficult reality, a homeless man becomes obsessed with the thought that he is a chivalrous knight in a medieval fantasy world filled with noble deeds, damsels in distress and an unwitting sidekick he calls Sancho.  

Winner Take Steve

d. Jared Hess | USA | 2005 | 3 min     

Who gets to be Steve? A footrace to decide.