16mm Sound Film
Computers (in our Lives)
From Ally to Accomplice
Audio under the stars
THURSDAY 10/22 8:00 PM
16mm Sound Film (2:16)
Aaron Kutnick, Durham, NC
Hey you–get your fingers off the film! Thaaat’s better.
Maybe in the Space Age (9:00, double 16mm)
Tom Whiteside, Durham, NC
Sputnik was only 23” in diameter, the first artificial moon, visible from more than 500 miles away October 1957 as it streaked across the sky. On Earth, as they had done for thousands of years, people planted trees.
Computers (in our Lives) (1:58)
Traci Hercher, Chicago, IL
A glitch-musical rendition of an educational film. If 1980: Computers in our Lives :: 2014: Computers (in our Lives).
Andre Silva, Wilmington, NC
There was a great void before the first keystroke. After that, it got batshit insane.
Immortal Cats (:55)
Scott Fitzpatrick, Winnipeg, MB Canada
What’s your greatest ambition in life, kitty?
Saturn Return (14:43)
Ale Bachlechner and Olivia Platzer, Cologne, Germany
From your perspective, I must look like a total bitch. Blame it on the planetary motion.
Toward the Flame (5:30)
Paul Turano, Roslindale, MA
Siberian meteor causes existential shockwaves.
Stardust Serenade (2:52)
Kathleen Quillian, Oakland, CA
Mid-century advertising comes to life in a surreal mash-up of interstellar dimensions.
Haiku 7: Pulse (4:41)
Lyle Pisio, Calgary, AB, Canada
A drum troll struggles for freedom from his prison, while an artist works to free his muse.
From Ally to Accomplice (17:34)
Kelly Gallagher, Chester Springs, PA
"To-day at last we know: John Brown was right." -W.E.B. Du Bois.
An experimental essay in three movements that explores the importance of being more than an "ally" in struggle.
Bump Classique (3:40)
Ben Wheele, London, England
Creepy balloon people and a large pin are a recipe for fun.
Saman Hosseinpuor, Sanandaj, Kurdistan
Nothing is more important than football.
Pure Virtual Function (2:50)
Péter Lichter, Budapest, Hungary
A meditation on the representation of violence, seeping out of painted 35mm frames.
Hamy Ramezan & Rungano Nyoni, Madrid, Spain
A foreign woman brings her young son to a Copenhagen police station to file a complaint against her abusive husband. A film about cultural isolation and bureaucratic ignorance.
Audio Under the Stars presents: Haunted Obsessions, Fixations, and Otherworldly Encounters (25:06)
Jenny Morgan curates a spooky audio block just in time for Halloween.
BIRD SONGS of DOOM
La Botanique des Amours
Nothing to Celebrate
Song for Elliott Jaques
Historia Calamitatum (The Story of My Misfortunes), Part II: The Crying Game
Sixth Grade Cannibals
The Stream 4
The Lost Mariner
My Life is a Dream
He Miss Road