PROGRAM: Local Color

PROGRAM: Local Color
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Wednesday, June 24, 11:00 AM
Camelot Theatres
ZUZU140B
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PROGRAM: Local Color
90 Minute Running Time
Program: Short Film Programs

This year's crop! A grab bag of new films shot in the Palm Springs area, most made by residents of the Coachella Valley or utilizing Coachella Valley locations.


Packaged Films...


Bottled Up   

Bottled Up
USA, 2008, 21 min.
Leaving his wife Myra back at their rural bungalow as he heads into town for groceries at the outset of a weekend getaway, Charles finds himself enmeshed in a bizarre and unsettling incident when he agrees to help out a couple whose car has broken down.... more



Hide and Seek   

Hide and Seek
USA, 11 min.
Three kids, a house in Palm Springs, a whole lot of shakin' going on. This stop-motion animated film was the winner of this year's Palm Springs Student Film Festival.... more



Jack Elias: Life of a Sephardic Artist   

Jack Elias: Life of a Sephardic Artist
USA, 2009, 9 min.
Drawing on an appearance he made at the Peppertree Book Store in Palm Springs, this exploration of the life, art and philosophy of renowned artist Jack Elias presents us with a fascinating overview of a uniquely gifted man.... more



Palm Springs Charcoal   

Palm Springs Charcoal
USA, 2009, 8 min.
This surreal story revolves around a group of mannequins that arrives at a local store as part of an outdoor grille display, where one of the mannequins comes alive and proves that she's no dummy.... more



The Purepecha: Poorest of the Poor   

The Purepecha: Poorest of the Poor
USA, 2009, 27 min.
The Coachella Valley's notorious Duroville trailer park is home to many Pur├ępecha, a Mesoamerican people with a proud and ancient history. This is the story of their struggle to maintain their community in the face of the government's attempts to close the park down.... more



Randy Polumbo Creates the Garden and the Grotto of Manifest Destiny   

Randy Polumbo Creates the Garden and the Grotto of Manifest Destiny
USA, 2008, 6 min.
Utilizing some very unconventional materials and a recycled military trailer, conceptual artist Randy Polumbo creates a spectacular and strangely sensual installation at the Burning Man Festival.... more



Visiting   

Visiting
USA, 8 min.
Meet David and Julia: an attractive youngish couple who meet cute in a cemetery and discover that they have much more in common than they might otherwise have anticipated. Produced and directed by the team who brought us PSIFF hit, Adopt a Sailor.... more





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