Short Film: MINSTREL VS PUPPET, 6min., USA, Experimental

Minstrel vs. Puppet (MVP) short film is an artistic experimental piece that illustrates the internal conflict many women, particularly women of color, experience surrounding the topics of brains and beauty. It also depicts how this same conflict manifests externally with some women identifying with and relating more to their own internal level of intellect while… Continue reading Short Film: MINSTREL VS PUPPET, 6min., USA, Experimental

Short Film: BALDWIN’S PROPHECY, 6min., USA, Experimental

A young woman’s walk to meet a date unexpectedly takes her to a place where dance, James Baldwin and protest meet. Project Links  Website Film Type: Experimental Genres: drama, dance, social justice Runtime: 6 minutes 11 seconds Completion Date: January 31, 2017 Country of Origin: United States Country of Filming: United States Film Language: English… Continue reading Short Film: BALDWIN’S PROPHECY, 6min., USA, Experimental

Short Film: DANCE WITH DEATH, 6min., USA, Experimental

When Enzo attempts suicide in his family bathroom, he is thrown into a barren purgatory landscape where Death catches him, shackles him, and initiates his final dance. A regretful, determined Enzo must fight Death’s seduction to get back to his life. Film Type: Experimental, Student Genres: Drama, Dance, Supernatural Runtime: 6 minutes Completion Date: June… Continue reading Short Film: DANCE WITH DEATH, 6min., USA, Experimental

Short Film: TOO MANY BODIES, 6min., USA, Music Video

Too Many Bodies is a music video for Alex Mackey’s “Place Called Us”, addressing America’s need for gun reform through dance, music and passion, culminating in a website of resources for advocacy and survivor support. Project Links  Website  Facebook  Twitter  Instagram

Short Film: THANATOS, 6min., USA, Music Video

Nonsense Mouth is a surreal and lyrical visual album in six chapters by theatrical composer Ellen Warkentine, exploring the heroine’s journey and themes of identity and individuation. Chapter One of the visual album “Nonsense Mouth.” “Thanatos” is an appeal to the life force, to the divine imagination; a plea to be seen and known fully,… Continue reading Short Film: THANATOS, 6min., USA, Music Video

Short Film: RANGWANG, 6min., Canada, Experimental

An experimental documentary containing interviews with Tibetan refugees as they discuss Tibetan self immolation, their feelings about it, and what would drive somone to commit such an extreme act. Film Type: Documentary, Experimental, Short Genres: Short, Experimental, documentary Runtime: 6 minutes 30 seconds Completion Date: April 10, 2018 Country of Origin: Canada Country of Filming:… Continue reading Short Film: RANGWANG, 6min., Canada, Experimental

Short Film: PASSAGE, 6min., France, Experimental

PASSAGE is an artistic movie that tells the story of two young individuals who uploads their mind into virtual worlds, and try to find one another. Being the first short movie to be entirely shot in mixed reality, PASSAGE also try to raise some questions about the relevance of our growing addiction to virtual worlds.… Continue reading Short Film: PASSAGE, 6min., France, Experimental

Short Film: DO NOT SING TO ME, MY BEAUTY, 6min., Netherlands, Music

Do not sing to me, my beauty is an artistic music video in which film and classical music are reinforcing each other. With the sounds of ‘Ne poj krasavitsa pri mne’, from the composer Sergei Rachmaninoff, the music video revolves around the genesis of a young woman. She shares in her singing the painful and… Continue reading Short Film: DO NOT SING TO ME, MY BEAUTY, 6min., Netherlands, Music

Short Film: SHINRIN-YOKU, 6min., USA, Experimental

Forest bathing is the practice of taking a short, leisurely visit to a forest for health benefits. The practice originated in Japan where it is called shinrin-yoku (森林浴). The practice is proven by scientists to benefit physical as well as mental health as it helps to lower heart rate, blood pressure, reduce stress hormone production,… Continue reading Short Film: SHINRIN-YOKU, 6min., USA, Experimental

Short Film: IN THE HOUSE OF MANTEGNA, 6min., Italy, Dance

First scene: Conflicts In her Notebooks, Simone Weil wrote that “Each true statement is an error if its opposite is not thought of at the same time, and it cannot be thought of at the same time”. The mediation of contradictions is only an altered image of the irreconcilable polarities that, instead, make up reality.… Continue reading Short Film: IN THE HOUSE OF MANTEGNA, 6min., Italy, Dance