press release: The Journal of Short Film Releases Volume 15

From: contact (email suppressed)
Date: Tue Jun 30 2009 - 06:38:38 PDT

for immediate release

The Journal of Short Film releases Volume 15

(June 30, 2009) The Journal of Short Film released Volume 15 today.
The JSF is a quarterly DVD that, to date, has published over 150
filmmakers from over a dozen countries.

Volume 15 includes a head-spinning variety of experimental,
documentary, narrative, and animated work. The collection traverses
territory from Guyana to Hiroshima and from young romance to gritty

Here is the complete list:

1. CHIQUITITA AND THE SOFT ESCAPE – Michael Robinson (2003, 10:00)
Twin attempts at structuring images of home and loved ones suffer a
gentle breakdown in the face of the romantic. 2. HYACINTHE – Lydia
Moyer (2008, 7:48) A poetic investigation into the invisibility of
loss as it plays out on the landscape of an infamous tragedy. 3. BULB
IN THE HEAD – Melika Bass (2006, 5:00) An earthen fairy tale. A feast
for the living. 4. A PASTRY SHOP AND A RAINY STREET – Bruce McKaig
(2006, 3:00) An investigational film silently observing a woman and a
city as they morph in and out of each other. 5. DIGITAL UNDERPANTS –
Matt Meindl (2008, 1:30) A manic collage of teenage love notes and
exploding hearts. 6. RECYCLE – Vasco Lucas Nunes and Ondi Timoner
(2006, 6:00) Media That Matters presents: A portrait of a day in the
life of Miguel Diaz in the hilly Los Angeles neighborhood of Echo
Park. 7. 200,000 PHANTOMS – Jean-Gabriel Périot (2007, 10:00)
Hiroshima’s 20th century history is charted through 600 photographs of
the Genbaku Dome.

The Journal continues to have a free and open submissions process.
Submissions should be sent to The JSF, PO Box 8217, Columbus, OH
43201, USA. The Journal remains ad-free and committed to independent
and underrepresented work. To order, visit or

Contact: Karl Mechem, publisher, The Journal of Short Film, contact


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