Weird and wonderful shorts programs
Jon Mikel Caballero’s The Incredible Shrinking Wknd will preceded by short documentary on Bob and Laura Anton, multi artists living in North Bend:
BEYOND THE BLACK LODGE, dir: Matt Ralston
A portrait of two artists whose shared love of folklore led them to write a book about the bizarre and quirky history of the region that inspired David Lynch’s Twin Peaks.
Few things in cinema are more exciting than being under the spell of a filmmaker whose figurative gloves are off and who’s unafraid to fully leap off the edge of sanity. Now, take that sensation and multiply it by eight. The result: the unique feeling conveyed by experiencing this unpredictable and wonderfully demented block of unruly shorts. Don’t just expect the unexpected—revel in it.
TECHNOLOGY LAKE: MEDITATIONS ON DEATH AND SEX, dir. Brandon Daley
A cautionary tale in which a man and his dog indulge in VR experiences to disastrous results.
LICENSE AND REGISTRATION, dir. Jackson Ezinga
Police work is difficult, especially if you’re not actually a cop but, rather, a fun-loving impersonator.
THE OBLITERATION OF CHICKENS, dir. Izzy Lee
Imagine if Werner Herzog delivered the most cynical stance on humanity possible—and then add some poultry.
DIDDIE WA DIDDIE, dir. Joshua Erkman
When all else fails in a romantic partnership, why not seek relationship advice from an intergalactic creature? What could possibly go wrong?
SAFE SPACE, dir. Annabelle Attanasio
An all-male secret society reveals its bizarre initiation ritual.
KING WAH (I THINK I LOVE YOU), dir. Horatio Baltz
It’s an anything-but-typical night on the town for one Chinese food delivery man.
SWITCH, dir. Marion Renard
Losing your virginity can be awkward, but for this teenage girl, it’s truly reality-altering.
THE THIRD HAND, dir. Yoni Weisberg
Pulling an all-nighter at work, a quiet employee foolishly explores a new room in his office.