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Date: Mon Apr 02 2007 - 12:16:56 PDT
The Journal of Short Film has published experimental films since its
beginning, and we've included some of this fine work in our latest
Please save April 8 for a special program of New York shorts at the
Pioneer Theater, co-presented by The Journal of Short Film and The
Reeler. Filmmakers include New Yorkers Ian Olds, Brian Cassidy and
Melanie Shatzky, Peter Sillen, Marie Losier and many others; visit the
Pioneer's site for information and please join us if you can.
@ the JSF
The Reeler Presents
The Journal of Short Film: NYC Series
Sun., April 8th, 7pm
@ The Pioneer Theater, NYC
(East 3rd Street, between Avenues A and B)
The Journal of Short Film is a quarterly DVD publication of
exceptional, peer-reviewed short films. To date, the JSF has published
72 filmmakers from 8 countries. (www.theJSF.org)
The Reeler is a leading source of news, happenings, and gossip emerging
from the world of NYC cinema. (www.TheReeler.com)
Many filmmakers will be in attendance. Plus, film submissions will be
accepted in person. Below is the program.
1. Brian Cassidy and Melanie Shatzky, GOD PROVIDES, 8:30, v.7
Shot in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina this unexpected short
examines faith and inexplicable loss in the American South.
2. Josh Safdie, WEíRE GOING TO THE ZOO, 14:40, v.6
Driving to the zoo, a young woman and her little brother pick up an
3. Marie Losier, ELECTROCUTE YOUR STARS, 8:00 v.3
A dream-portrait in which American Underground legend George Kuchar
tells stories of extreme weather and how not to kill the actors.
4. Ian Olds, BOMB, 14:00, v.7
An offbeat love story set on the edge of an old Air Force bombing range.
5. Natalie Frigo, FIRST LADIES, 1:30, v.6
In FIRST LADIES, the focus of news footage is altered, addressing
alternate histories disregarded due to implicit cultural structures.
6. Joel Fendelman, BAND OF SISTERS, 8:00, v.4
A group of 1.15 million women and men march through Washington, D.C.,
in the largest march in U.S. history.
7. Paul Karlin, WHY I DONíT GO TO THE MOVIES, 7:00, v.4
The force of romantic obsession and the doldrums of life with a goddess
lead to a strange vow.
8. J.J. Adler, FINAL LAP, 11:50, v.2
A sleepy American suburb.† A mysterious car roars around the block each
night. Tom Bickerton, 15, watches and waits.†
9. Peter Sillen, GRAND LUNCHEONETTE, 5:00, v.5
This film documents the final days of Fred Hakimís unforgettable 42nd
Street lunch counter.
For info on FrameWorks, contact Pip Chodorov at <email suppressed>.