Cityscapes

Cityscapes
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Saturday, June 23, 12:00 PM
Camelot Theatres
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Cityscapes
90 Minute Running Time
Program: ShortFest Film Packages

This selection of stories revolving around city life explores the ways in which people are affected by the vibrancy, volatility and diversity they’re surrounded by in a contemporary urban landscape.


Packaged Films...


Hurdy Gurdy   

Hurdy Gurdy
Germany, 2011, 4 min.
A landscape of our daily routines set to the rhythms of a Hurdy Gurdy soundtrack illuminate our frenetic pace.... more



Jin   

Jin
USA, 2011, 20 min.
Jin, the lone caretaker of his young brother, finds himself at a crossroads within the organization he works for—tapped by the higher ups to tie up the loose ends costing them money, Jin must now face a choice that may put everything at risk.... more



L’Mrayet   

L’Mrayet
Tunisia, 2011, 11 min.
The rhythms and beat of Tunisia as seen through Boum Mrayet, born into a fictional world where people wear glasses from birth…... more



Noise   

Noise
Poland, 2011, 7 min.
A young man reacts to the relentless sounds that surround him in the apartment block he inhabits, in this visual and aural delight featuring live action and animated techniques.... more



Paradise   

Paradise
USA, 2012, 10 min.
Three Mexican window washers risk their lives everyday rappelling down Chicago's skyscrapers, giving them a unique "window" on to the world.... more



Playtime   

Playtime
Germany, 2011, 13 min.
Inspired by Billy Wilder's script for the silent German film, People on Sunday (1930), our Playtime is a seamless journey of German youth and innocence on a Sunday afternoon. From the early picnic at the beach to the end of the day, their carefree existence provides a laconic portrayal of a day off... more



Slides   

Slides
Spain, 2011, 17 min.
In a stunning succession of tableaux exploring life in the city, this riveting visual poem casts a spell that illuminates the theme of big city isolation. ... more



Slippery Ground   

Slippery Ground
France, 2012, 8 min.
A hot, quiet summer night. A fifty-year-old man, alone in his small bed, tossing and turning in his desperate attempt to sleep. Over and over and over again, his attempts are interrupted by the sharp turn outside his window…... more



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