Experimental Festival Testimonial – June 17 2020

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Jay Vera
Jay Vera

Great Film Festival! As a filmmaker, I feel like it’s very important to get quality feedback on your work whenever possible. The dialectic found at this festival empowered me and strengthen my creative muscles.

5 Star Review

Experimental Festival Testimonial – June 16 2020

Filmmaker Michele Manzini (IN THE HOUSE OF MANTEGNA)

I do not always manage to follow my work in the various festivals around the world. When this happens it is an experience that greatly enriches me. For this reason I believe that the idea of having a video with the public’s feedback is absolutely extraordinary.

Watch the Audience FEEDBACK Video:

 

Gorilla In The Washing Machine Short Film, Audience Feedback June 2020 Experimenta/Dance/Music Fest

GORILLA IN THE WASHING MACHINE, 8min., Estonia Animation/Experimental

Directed by Huei Jen, Hung

NB: This is a film built entirely on sex metaphors, view with caution.
Late at night, there are animals minding their own business beside a lake. Some of them meet at the end, and then they drink tea and making sticky rice happily together ever since.

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Behold The Man Short Film, Audience Feedback June 2020 Experimenta/Dance/Music Festival

BEHOLD THE MAN, 4min., Italy, Music Short

Directed by Marco Molinelli & Sic Est

Taking inspiration from a science fiction novel from 1969 by Michael Moorcock, the story is about a modern version of the first human being, who appears on earth as an adult child, being enthusiastic for discovering the great inebriation that freedom can give, the liberation of the body using the metaphor of dance.

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Sankofa Short Film, Audience Feedback June 2020 Experimenta/Dance/Music Festival

SANKOFA, 3min., USA, Experimental

Directed by Vivian Vivas

Sankofa is a word in the Twi language of Ghana that translates to “go back and get it.” This 16mm film interprets an exorcism of social repression. Humanity’s passion, pain, and love are revealed through movement, light, and nature. The song “Tonada de Luna” was performed synchronously with the improvisational dance.

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Tarah Who – Hurt Short Film, Audience Feedback June 2020 Experimenta/Dance/Music Festival

TARAH WHO? – HURT, 4min., USA, Music Video

Directed by Javier Arcelus Canom, Benny Uquidez

Trying to write this, without letting a tear go.
Sad is not even the appropriate word.
Can’t even be mad, I don’t even have time.
Looking back the only thing that makes me smile is your speech, your words, your fake-ness… so ..
No, I’m not mad my friend.

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The Next Girl Short Film, Audience Feedback June 2020 Experimenta/Dance/Music Festival

THE NEXT GIRL, 6min., USA, Experimental/Drama

Directed by Jay Vera

Danny’s casting call doesn’t go as plan when he meets a young girl with a traumatic past.

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We Are All On The Same Bus Short Film, Audience Feedback June 2020 Experimenta/Dance/Music Festival

WE ARE ALL ON THE SAME BUS, 2min., Portugal, Experimental

Directed by Nuno Serrão

We are all on the same bus, but some of us are more awake than others.

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Upwell Short Film, Audience Feedback June 2020 Experimenta/Dance/Music Festival

UPWELL, 6min., USA, Dance

Directed by J’aime Morrison

A vision of surfing, embodied by pro surfer Kassia Meador, appears as in a dream and inspires a woman to return to the water after a devastating loss. Surrounded by a diverse group of female surfers, she paddles out and they perform a ritual of connection to each other and to the ocean that is a refuge for them all.

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Motel X Short Film, Audience Feedback June 2020 Experimenta/Dance/Music Festival

MOTEL-X, 5min., USA, Dance

Directed by Christine Marque

Motel-X is a human trafficking awareness film featuring the talents of PONES Dance Company. The Film is used in a bigger installation featured at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center in Cincinnati, OH.

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