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2002, films by category (79)

ANACARDIUM
Dir: Scott Thomas, United States, 94 min, 2001, Narrative Feature
A contemporary Psychological Thriller, ANACARDIUM chronicles a night in the life of two modern-day men. The story, which takes place in one simple... more »
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BEAUTY QUEEN OLIVIA
Dir: Federica Martino, Italy, 95 min, 2001, Narrative Feature
Sixteen year-old Olivia is a troubled youth. It's no surprise she comes from a dysfunctional family. Her father, Salvatore is violent and vulgar. He... more »
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GETTING MY BROTHER LAID
Dir: Sven Taddicken, Germany, 94 min, 2001, Narrative Feature
Josch, Mike and their younger sister Nic experience many ups and downs in their search for their first "big love". Josch (Roman Kni¡ zka) is the ol... more »
full details quick view winner: Best Cinematography
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HOTEL
Dir: Mike Figgis, England, 93 min, 2001, Narrative Feature
In February of this year Mike Figgis travelled to the Island of Lido di Venezia in the Venetian Lagoon accompanied by a cast of over 30 actors inclu... more »
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JULIETTA
Dir: Christoph Stark, Germany, 93 min, 2001, Narrative Feature
As German youth converge on the Berlin Love Parade, Julietta meets up with her boyfriend Jiri. Separated in the crowds, Julietta enjoys the fun of t... more »
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MISSING PERSONS
Dir: Dan & Matt O'Donnell, United States, 86 min, 2002, Narrative Feature
A chronicle of the intersecting lives of four lost souls haunting the fringes of Coney Island's 60th Precinct. John Funn, a lonely Missing Persons ... more »
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OFF TO THE REVOLUTION BY 2CV
Dir: Maurizio Sciarra, Italy, 98 min, 2001, Narrative Feature
It is dawn on morning of 25 April 1974 when Marco, a young Italian man of roughly 25 years of age, and his Portuguese friend Victor leave Paris in... more »
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OPERATION MIDNIGHT CLIMAX
Dir: Will Keenan & Gadi Harel, United States, 78 min, 2002, Narrative Feature
If you asked Will Nitch, he would eagerly give you evidence of a mysterious world operating just below the surface of our day-to-day existence - a w... more »
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ORPHAN OF ANYANG, THE
Dir: Wang Chao, China, 84 min, 2001, Narrative Feature
This film is set in the ancient city of Anyang, in Henan Province. A prostitute from China's Northeast(Manchuria), desperate and unable to make ends... more »
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P.O.V. POINT OF VIEW
Dir: Tómas Gislason, Denmark, 107 min, 2002, Narrative Feature
Kamilla, a young Danish girl leaves for Las Vegas to get married. During the ceremony she changes her mind and runs away. She is picked up by Rock,... more »
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PEROXIDE PASSION
Dir: Monty Diamond, United States, 84 min, 2001, Narrative Feature
It's been Jed Milligan's lifelong obsession to get out of Jersey and when Connecticutt socialite Ashley deGanay agrees to marry him he's in heaven... more »
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PRINCESS BLADE, THE
Dir: Sato Shinsuke, Japan, 92 min, 2001, Narrative Feature
In the near future, Japan is ruled once more by a monarchy. But, rebels opposed to this rule seek to overthrow the government. The House of Takemika... more »
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SO FARAWAY AND BLUE
Dir: Roy Cross, Canada, 78 min, 2001, Narrative Feature
"I'm looking for a man, or should I say a ghost? Because when someone walks away, turns the corner and disappears... do they still exist? Can th... more »
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STRIKE A LIGHT
Dir: Giovanna Sonnino, United States, 75 min, 2001, Narrative Feature
Twenty years of sexual-sentimental adventures of a woman accompanied by hits from the 70's to the present. One protagonist, whose story is told in t... more »
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TAKE CARE OF MY CAT
Dir: Jeong Jae-Eun, Korea, 112 min, 2001, Narrative Feature
Five girlfriends in their early twenties live in the grim harbour city of Incheon. The core of the group consists of the beautiful but vain Hae-Ju,... more »
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TO LOVE, TOO MUCH
Dir: Ernesto Rimoch, Mexico, 97 min, 2001, Narrative Feature
To Love Too Much..., is the moving story of a woman who, after a difficult journey through love and loneliness finds her true essence. Laura and Bea... more »
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ABOUT A GIRL
Dir: Brian Percival, England, 9 min, 2001, Narrative Short
This is a Film About a girl experiencing the hopes and the dreams of an average northern working-class teenage girl.... more »
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AGORA
Dir: Chris Newberry, United States, 8 min, 2001, Narrative Short
The Greek word "agora" refers to a space set aside for public gatherings, such as the ancient marketplace. "Agora" is used in the English language a... more »
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BREAKTHROUGH
Dir: Ricardo Mehedff, Brazil, 10 min, 2001, Narrative Short
A struggling writer sits before a blank computer screen. Suddenly inspiration comes knocking of his door.... more »
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DIRTY TILES
Dir: Jason Ubaldi, United States, 12 min, 2001, Narrative Short
"Fame is fleeting, but obscurity is forever." In the knock 'em down, drag 'em out world of Street Scrabble, Tanner is the "self ranked" number 1 pl... more »
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DUEL
Dir: Philippe Mach, Switzerland, 20 min, 2000, Narrative Short
Is it a game, a ritual, or a singular encounter? Would his fantasy be her temptation? At which exact moment should the line not be crossed? They liv... more »
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EVERY DOG HAS ITS DAY
Dir: Birgit Lehmann, Germany, 12 min, 2001, Narrative Short
Three persons become rich one after another and finally see their dreams come true. Unfortunately, it is long before they lose their money again in... more »
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FIELD TRIP
Dir: Darryl Graff & William Garcia, United States, 1 min, 2001, Narrative Short
This narrative poem/voiceover film tells the tale of a school fieldtrip to Chinatown showing the cruelty and sensitivity of youth. The young boy tip... more »
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FLY UP, THE
Dir: Marat Sarulu, Kyrgyzstan, 10 min, 2002, Narrative Short
A truly bold portrayal of a day in the life of a young man determined to realise humankind's dream, who sets out to conquer the laws of gravity wit... more »
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FORKLIFT DRIVER KLAUS - The First Day On The Job
Dir: Joerg Wagner & Stefan Prehn, Germany, 10 min, 2001, Narrative Short
Klaus has just passed his driving test for forklifts. But his first day on the job turns out to be the real challenge. Cruel but informative acciden... more »
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GAS UP & SAVE!
Dir: Anne Paas, United States, 25 min, 2002, Narrative Short
Jezebel is a middle-aged woman obsessed with Liberace. Her son, George, thinks he's Christ. This is the lyrical story of their cross-country journ... more »
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GENTLE CYCLE, THE
Dir: Peter Nolan, United States, 7 min, 2000, Narrative Short
The Gentle Cycle is a moving tale about a streetwise laundromat attendant who befriends a customer in need. It pulls the viewer into the surreal, dr... more »
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HI MATES!
Dir: Samuel Lampaert, Belgium, 7 min, 2002, Narrative Short
Three old friends are nearing the end of their journey. Their friendship is still very strong. It has resisted time, even though everything is real... more »
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HOME
Dir: Paul Rachman, United States, 5 min, 2002, Narrative Short
A young woman's secret lonely life in New York takes a sudden twist.... more »
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IS THIS YOUR MOTHER?
Dir: Jeremy Garelick, United States, 12 min, 2001, Narrative Short
A day in the life of a down and out daydreaming diner boy... more »
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LAUD WEINER
Dir: Philip Euling, United States, 4 min, 2001, Narrative Short
Inspired by the infamous Los Angeles Times-produced cinema trailers profiling different jobs within the film industry, LAUD WEINER* follows La... more »
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LONELINESS OF ANIMALS, THE
Dir: Fabienne Bouville, United States, 20 min, 2001, Narrative Short
A woman who keeps herself company with visions of wild animals goes on a blind date.... more »
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MEMBER
Dir: David Brooks, United States, 16 min, 2001, Narrative Short
Member is a hypnotic, hallucinogenic, fast-cut, 15 minute swerve and screech around the streets of Los Angeles, driven by 19 year-old Gianni. You're... more »
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MOMENT OF SILENCE
Dir: Steven Austin, United States, 15 min, 2001, Narrative Short
A frantic advertsing executive attempts to deliver a campaign for a soothing vacation package...while juggling a barrage of phone calls, pages and f... more »
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MORNING BREATH
Dir: Brin Hill, United States, 17 min, 2001, Narrative Short
As told through a modern poem running inside his head, a working-class Brooklyn cat with street credibility struggles to choose between gambling on... more »
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PICK A COLOR
Dir: Andrea Ashton, United States, 28 min, 2001, Narrative Short
Experience is not always black or white. But can it be both? Decide for yourself as you observe two young sisters confronted with an undesirable... more »
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PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT
Dir: Stian Smestad, England, 12 min, 2002, Narrative Short
From the rolling hills of southern Italy to the manic streets of the Big Smoke, Marco arrives in London to master the Queens English. Struggling in... more »
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REVEILLE
Dir: Bruce Bennett, United States, 7 min, 2001, Narrative Short
An alcoholic NYC ne'er-do-well struggles with mixed success to remain both unmoved by a chance encounter with an erstwhile Alcoholics Anonymous c... more »
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TERMS, THE
Dir: Johnny O'Reilly, Ireland, 12 min, 2001, Narrative Short
A father and son live in a caravan in the middle of nowhere. When the son burns down the caravan, his father decides to kill him in a bizarre and co... more »
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THAT LITTLE SOMETHING
Dir: Stéphane Belaïsch, France, 7 min, 2001, Narrative Short
Simon, Daniel and Max, three buddies, all thirty-something, are jogging in the forest. Simon, who is uncomfortable around women andsomething of a lo... more »
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VIC THRILL: Painting At The Break Of Day
Dir: Chris Cassidy, United States, 5 min, 2001, Narrative Short
Musician, performance artist Vic Thrill goes up onto a rooftop one morning to leisurely paint the urban landscape, only to find that here in New... more »
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WHOA
Dir: Maurice Dwyer, United States, 7 min, 2001, Narrative Short
An urban opera about a man in the wrong place at the wrong time.... more »
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ZERO ZERO
Dir: Uwe Irnsinger, Germany, 6 min, 2001, Narrative Short
A businesman and a biker meet in a dirty bar toilet where they experience their own private armageddon.... more »
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AREA K- A Political Fishing Documentary
Dir: Nadav Harel & Ramon Bloomberg, United States, 54 min, 2001, Documentary Feature
AREA K is an Israeli controlled military marine zone isolating the Gaza strip and preventing Palestinian fishermen from entering Israel, Egypt and i... more »
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BÈISBOL
Dir: Antonio Cavallini & Giovanni Giommi, Cuba, 54 min, 2001, Documentary Feature
BEISBOL - PERSONALITIES AND PIECES OF THE 39TH CUBAN NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON
During the 40th anniversary of the decision of "Fatherland
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BLACK PICKET FENCE
Dir: Sergio Goes, United States, 90 min, 2002, Documentary Feature
Black Picket Fence is director's Sergio Goes' poignant portrait of the bleak realities of life in the public housing projects of Brooklyn's East New... more »
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KEEPING IT REAL: The Adventures of Greg Walloch
Dir: Eli Kabillio, United States, 86 min, 2001, Documentary Feature
"Keeping It Real: The Adventures Of Greg Walloch" is part documentary, part concert film and part traditional filmed comedy starring Greg Walloch.... more »
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PALE MALE
Dir: Frederic Lilien, United States, 54 min, 2002, Documentary Feature
In the heart of New York's Central Park, a bold and daring red-tailed hawk has taken up residence. Affectionately known to New Yorkers as Pale Male,... more »
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RIVERS AND TIDES
Dir: Thomas Riedelsheimer, Germany, 90 min, 2001, Documentary Feature
"The river, the sea made solid. And stone made liquid. Then you see something you never saw before; that was always there but you were blind to it."... more »
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1 FOR THE BOYS, 10 FOR THE GIRLS
Dir: Ingeborg Jansen, Netherlands, 15 min, 2001, Documentary Short
An 11 year old boy loves to play and giggle with his girlfriends and abhorrs soccer. All in all, he would rather be a girl himself.... more »
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10,082
Dir: Sinemaslave, United States, 6 min, 2001, Documentary Short
10,082 is a personal document on magician David Blaine and his sensationalistic act of burying himself alive for 7 days without food or water. Pho... more »
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CLOSER
Dir: Tina Gharavi, England, 24 min, 2000, Documentary Short
An experimental documentary which has at its heart a poignant character study of a 17 year-old lesbian living in Newcastle, England, Closer innovati... more »
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CLYDE
Dir: Måns Månsson, United States, 5 min, 2001, Documentary Short
A black homeless man's response to 9/11.... more »
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DEATH ON A FRIENDLY BORDER
Dir: Rachel Antell, United States, 26 min, 2001, Documentary Short
since the mid-1990s when the United States began militarizing its southern border, an average of one person a day has died crossing inot the USA. "D... more »
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HEAVEN'S CROSSROAD
Dir: Kimi Takesue, Vietnam, 35 min, 2002, Documentary Short
Heaven's Crossroad traces an impressionistic journey through Vietnam exploring the nuances and complexities of looking cross-culturally. Struc... more »
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HILLBILLY EYES
Dir: Adam Feinstein, United States, 9 min, 2002, Documentary Short
Alex is a beautiful child, but he is not the child his parents thought he would be. He doesn't talk, doesn't look at people, and shows no interest i... more »
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KISSED BY ANGELS
Dir: Daniela Zanzotto, England, 10 min, 2001, Documentary Short
Kissed by Angels is an intimate window on one woman's experience of breast cancer. Combining hyper-reality with surreality, this lyrical documentar... more »
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MARCHING GAILY
Dir: Alexander Hahn & Ralf Jacobs, Austria, 5 min, 2001, Documentary Short
Summer 1999, in the center of Vienna: two very dinstict parades took place simultaneously on the same street. One was a policemen's parade; the oth... more »
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PAPERBOYS
Dir: Mike Mills, United States, 41 min, 2001, Documentary Short
An expoloration of paperboys and their place in American culture.... more »
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VOICES FROM THE SILENCE
Dir: Oxana Barkovskaya, Russia, 30 min, 2001, Documentary Short
"Voices from the Silence, Women in Intelligence" is a unique project because Russian intelligence services declassified their archives and disclosed... more »
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DEADLINE
Dir: Alexander Scott, United States, 3 min, 2001, Animation
A frustrated writer finds renewed inspiration in a concussion-induced dream.... more »
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DOG
Dir: Suzie Templeton, England, 6 min, 2001, Animation
A young boy longs for reassurance about how his mother died. To protect each other, he and his father keep their pain inside, where it festers.... more »
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HUNGER ARTIST, THE
Dir: Tom Gibbons, United States, 16 min, 2002, Animation
Set in a city both past and present, on a deserted street where only the distant sounds of life blow by. The Hunger Artist stands alone, locked in h... more »
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I WAS A STRIP CLUB VIRGIN
Dir: Rachel Max, United States, 3 min, 2001, Animation
A young woman is introduced to the sordid world of greased up men and crinkled dollar bills.... more »
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LUCKY DIP, THE
Dir: Emily Skinner, England, 4 min, 2001, Animation
The story is set in charming seaside town blown by autumn winds and rain. A small girl visits the town with her parents and is fascinated by all th... more »
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NATASHA
Dir: Signe Baumane & Josh Rechnitz, United States, 9 min, 2001, Animation
Natasha is a neglected housewife who falls in love with a household applience.... more »
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PEEK-A-BOO
Dir: Eli Kabillio, United States, 2 min, 2002, Animation
"Peek-A-Boo" is the fourth episode of The Bill Johnson Show, a series of Animated Shorts by Mad Dog Films, Inc. In "Peek-A-Boo" Bill Johnson shows... more »
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VESSEL WRESTLING
Dir: Lisa Yu, United States, 13 min, 2001, Animation
A woman serves dinner. She waits. Stuff happens.... more »
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HEADCHEESE
Dir: Duane Graves & Justin Meeks, United States, 22 min, 2002, Experimental
Loosely based on a chapter in the New Testament, "Headcheese" is the gritty account of a deranged man's unholy psyche while on a bizarre pilgrimage... more »
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INVISIBLE CITIES
Dir: Julio Soto, United States, 6 min, 2002, Experimental
Imagine a post-apocalyptic undefined urban center, imagine interiors covered with vines, water, vegetation, flies swarming around. Imagine an omnipo... more »
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JUDGMENT, THE
Dir: Serge Marcotte, Canada, 9 min, 2001, Experimental
In a unique, very stylised narrative film style, a short story by Franz Kafka has been filmed, in which a man is punished for half a lifetime of mis... more »
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MAN WITH A DV CAM, THE
Dir: Mike Hawley & Justin Adam, Canada, 10 min, 2001, Experimental
Lindsay Farnsworth is a film poet who has just acquired his first Digital Video camera. Lindsay sees this camera as a window of opportunity in his... more »
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MODERN DAYDREAMS
Dir: Mitchell Rose, United States, 15 min, 2001, Experimental
Modern Daydreams is a suite of four Chaplinesque films exploring the theme of movement engendered by day-to-day life. They are post-modern comedies... more »
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NATIVE AMERICAN IN MANHATTAN
Dir: Steve Bilich, United States, 7 min, 2001, Experimental
"Native American In Manhattan" was shot on 9-11 in real time with a 1920 hand-crank Cine-Kodak camera. In the foreground a Native American Shama... more »
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QUIENES SON?
Dir: Alex Stikich, Venezuela, 8 min, 2001, Experimental
"Quienes Son?" is an experimental short film that combines elements of documentary with fantasy to portray a surreal vision of Cuba. "Quienes Son?"... more »
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SEPTEMBER 10 2001 uno nunca muere la víspera
Dir: Monika Bravo, United States, 5 min, 2001, Experimental
I was part of the WORLD VIEWS Studio program at the World Trade Center (LMCC), for three and a half months along with other 14 artists, we shared 1... more »
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SOUND SUIT DIARIES, THE
Dir: Matt Goldman , United States, 11 min, 2002, Experimental
"The Sound Suit Diaries" is a hilarious 'mocumentary' investigating the identity of a man through his own useless invention, encapsulating a refle... more »
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TIGER TAILS
Dir: Richard Beenen, United States, 3 min, 2002, Experimental
Inanimate objects come alive in a playful arrangement of color, movement, and sound.... more »
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UP
Dir: Chad S. Park, United States, 15 min, 2002, Experimental
In all of us lives a Dreamer. When the world of our Dreamer collides with that of our Realist, the Dreamer is fatefully doomed. But the real tragedy... more »
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