Shorts 10: Call to Create

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The Main 2 Thu, Apr 23, 2015 9:00 PM
Northrop Best Buy Theater Sat, Apr 25, 2015 3:00 PM
Film Info
English Title:Shorts 10: Call to Create
Program:Shorts Programs
Filmmaker/Guest Attending
MN Made
Voice Category:Art in Pictures
Type:Short Documentary


Crooked Candy
Country: USA | Language: English | 2014 | Runtime: 6 min
Director: Andrew Rodgers | Producer: Andrew Rodgers
Cinematographer: Harvey Robinson | Editor: Harvey Robinson

Kinder Surprise chocolate eggs are enormously popular all around the world. Everywhere, that is, except in the United States, where they're considered a choking hazard and are illegal. This is the story of a Kinder smuggler.

The Gnomist
Country: USA | Language: English | 2014 | Runtime: 20 min
Director: Sharon Liese | Producer(s): Sharon Liese, Cynthia Wade
Cinematographer: Ty Jones | Editor: Jeremy Carr

In this true story about the mysterious appearance of fairy homes in a suburban forest, three broken women discover that magic is real.

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Elgin Park
Country: USA | Language: English | 2015 | Runtime: 10 min
Director: Danny Yourd | Producer: Danny Yourd
Cinematographer: John Pope | Editor: Mike Lahood

Elgin Park dives into the life of Michael Paul Smith – a reclusive artist turned viral sensation – recognized for creating 1950’s utopias out of pain, love, and miniature cars.

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Country: USA | Language: English | 2014 | Runtime: 23 min
Director(s): Diane Hodson, Jasmine Luoma | Producer(s): Diane Hodson, Jasmine Luoma
Cinematographer(s): Diane Hodson, Jasmine Luoma
Editor(s): Diane Hodson, Jasmine Luoma

Unmappable weaves together the life and work of iconoclastic psychogeographer and convicted sex offender, Denis Wood.

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Steel Spirit
Country: USA | 2014 | Runtime: 10 min
Director: Keri Pickett | Producer: Keri Pickett
Cinematographer: Keri Pickett | Editor(s): Keri Pickett
Principle Cast: Yves Musard

Combining motion and stills, Keri Pickett documents movement artist Yves Musard performing with artist Richard Serra's weathered steel sculpture at New York's Gagosian's 21st Street Gallery. Tamara Douglas-Morris writes a reflective score accompanying Musard's chants.

Death and the Maiden
Country: Israel, Germany | Language: Hebrew, English | 2014 | Runtime: 29 min
Director: Yael Lotem | Producer: Yael Lotem
Screenwriter: Yael Lotem | Cinematographer: Nicola Hens
Editor: Maya Klar
Principle Cast: Rama Friedlander, Jonathan Miller

Shortly after WWII, 1000 paintings were found in a cellar in southern France. The paintings were created by a Jewish artist called Charlotte Salomon. She painted her turbulent life story in a creation named "Life? Or Theater?“.