Experimental Shorts

Runtime: 01:00:03
Available:: Oct 22, 2021 23:00
Until:: Nov 01, 2021 04:59

Experimental short films. These films are intriguing in an unconventional way and offer a different perspective of humankind as well as the world we inhabit.

Screening in-person:
Friday, October 22 at 6pm
MediaTech Institute
13300 Branch View Ln
Dallas. TX 75234

Screening online:
October 22 @ 7pm until
October 31 @ 11:59pm

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(crude) Oil

(crude) Oil

00:06:47

It's April 2020, and the value of crude oil in the United States dips into the negatives for the first time in history. What will Oil do now if she is no longer needed? A timely look at our dependence on and abuse of the natural resource a-la a high-end sex worker.

Run

Run

00:12:02

Establishing identities. 2020 - enclosed body and mind. Two women revolving an inner world.

Phoenix

Phoenix

00:03:48

The fragments of a woman’s life that is reborn after being consumed in the flames.

WOMXN (english)

WOMXN (english)

00:05:25

Jane Dark lives and studies in the Noir-Et-Cher Whenever her community is harassed by Europe Normale Police. She turns into the super shero WOMXN helped by her mate: a womanoïd Dolphin in a spaceship called the KORA Mother

A Few Things I'm Beginning to Understand

A Few Things I'm Beginning to Understand

00:11:52

Surf the glittering channels of Xenia's mind in this highly saturated, musical spectacular where she and an old friend, Pearl, begin making sense of the issues between Xenia and her boyfriend, Keke. This film is a true labor of love. Created in the isolation of the pandemic, Matthews uses fragmented form and innovative visuals to assess issues of antiblackness through the intimate lens of young love.

Two Minutes on High

Two Minutes on High

00:02:41

"Two Minutes on High” challenges the deeply ingrained concepts of normative sexuality and traditional gender roles via a metaphoric exploration of the four phases of the sexual response cycle: desire, arousal, climax and resolution.

An Apology

An Apology

00:17:28

An Apology follows a man who has lost touch with what matters most - real human connection. As he goes through the motions of furniture shopping, we get a glimpse into his imagination, filled with movement and dance. Danielle Agami's narration tackles emotions that stem from our collective isolation, what it means to be an immigrant artist in America, and highlights the spiritual sacrifices we make when we cling to damaging ideals dictated by modern society.

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