Rayne Raney dances on a historic stage, straight from his heart. Music by acclaimed Belgium saxophonist Erwin Vann, with Pierre Tanguay and Michel Mergaerts.
An intimate glance into the Burmese life and culture in the months preceding the 2021 military coup. A meditation on Freedom & Peace to support the People of Myanmar in their painful struggle towards self-determination and a more equal society. This short film was shot with the generous participation of the people of Bagan, a… Continue reading Short Film: GUARDIANS OF PARADISE, 12min., Switzerland, Experimental Documentary
Nasir Simmons A London-based 21 year old writer, director and (occasional) actor, Nasir was born and raised in Bermuda, where he has won the English Speaking Union of Bermuda’s William Zuill Memorial Writing Competition for his stage play script: Sea Salt and Sell Swords. At the age of 16, Nasir moved to Pune, India to… Continue reading Director BIO: Nasir Simmons, Lillianna Johnson (TENTACLE HEAD)
A homeless teen with tentacles on his head struggles to survive on the streets of a cold, strange, industrial dystopian city with the help of a kind homeless woman who aids him in defining his identity for himself.
Exploration of movement as a blend of poetry, music, dance, and montage inspired by T.S.Eliot’s Four Quartets.
Nalan Abbasoğlu:She started her literary journey with short story studies and literary criticism as part of a workshop. She graduated from Philosophy and Latin Language Literature Departments at Istanbul University. After receiving screenplay training at a private institution, she assisted in mise-en-scene film criticism and script training stages. She started her master’s degree in Cinema… Continue reading Director BIO: Nalan Abbasoğlu (KHORA)
One day in Khora is the period when two people realize what is happening to them when their boundaries become permeable. One exists in the eyes of the other, the other lives in the one who she wants to be. Two people are different faces of the object in the cycle in which the boundaries… Continue reading Short Film: KHORA, 15min., Turkey, Psychological Drama
Andronica Marquis, a graduate of Cornish College of the Arts, has worked for 20 years in theater and independent film. This is her first self-produced project. Director Statement The story, “Medea,” adapted from an ancient Greek tragedy, embodies the definition of a “classic” in that its themes of faith, love and loss of innocence are… Continue reading Director BIO: Andronica Marquis (MEDEA)
Medea, a sorceress, having sailed from her homeland and born a son to her lover, Jason, waits for him to fulfill his promise of marriage. She takes emotional refuge in caring for their baby, but the strain of her ebbing faith takes its toll. When his betrayal is clear, she discards the role she embraced… Continue reading Short Film: MEDEA, 26min., USA, Fantasy Experimental
Oscar De Leon is a Mexican-American filmmaker based out of Fargo, ND. He often operates under his artist name, “Guero,” which roughly translates to “white boy”, a nickname he grew up with. De Leon has been working independently since the age of 18, eschewing film school to pursue his passions. He has since gone on… Continue reading Director BIO: Oscar De Leon (TRIP 27)