Shortslam: Programmers’ Picks, Part Deux

Shortslam: Programmers’ Picks, Part Deux
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Shortslam: Programmers’ Picks, Part Deux
89 Minute Running Time
Program: ShortFest Film Packages

Our second package of programmer picks includes more of our favorites that were at loose ends thematically when it came to packaging groups of shorts for the lineup this year. They're films we love, and were determined to find a place for, so where better than a package of personal favorites? Enjoy!


Packaged Films...


A Curious Conjunction of Coincidences   

A Curious Conjunction of Coincidences
Netherlands, 2012, 9 min.
An absurdist journey through time with an explosive ending in the heart of Amsterdam, this Dutch treat won the Best Comedy Award at the recent Aspen ShortsFest, and rightly so: its inventive tale links up three hapless heroes living in different centuries whose worlds collide unexpectedly in the pre... more



French Quesadillas   

French Quesadillas
Czech Republic, 2012, 7 min.
In this wry romantic fable, a Czech garbage collector thinks he knows everything about everyone, just by going through their garbage. But when he comes across a mint-flavored condom in his girlfriend's garbage, he realizes that he may not know everything about her…... more



GoldenBox   

GoldenBox
USA, 2011, 19 min.
Two friends, buds since birth, have been playing video games in one's parent's basement for what seems like forever, but now, as one prepares to leave for a job in Russia, it's time to put away childish things. His friend, crestfallen that their games have come to an end, asks for his buddy's help o... more



Milk & Honey   

Milk & Honey
New Zealand, 2012, 15 min.
2012 is the 50th anniversary of Samoan Independence. But 40 years ago, “Pasifika” families living in Auckland were the target of dawn raids designed to force them out of the country, even though they were there legally. Called “overstayers” in reference to the charges leveled against them regarding ... more



Pray   

Pray
Greece, 2012, 18 min.
It’s probably not surprising that of all the EU countries right now, Greece is the one to send us this allegorical story about a young girl sentenced to be buried alive. Racing home upon hearing her punishment, our heroine frantically searches Google’s 'how to survive'—and discovers by keeping calm ... more



The Station Master   

The Station Master
United Kingdom, 2012, 21 min.
A lonely Station Master at a remote, rural outpost encounters a woman stranded overnight at his station, and after some hesitation, invites her to spend the night in the warmth of his humble home. This unexpected encounter reawakens the Station Master's enthusiasm for life as the two talk long into ... more



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