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Films in Competition 6
Main Theater - Michigan Theater Fri, Mar 24, 2017 7:00 PM

AAFF grandee Pat Oleszko returns to perform at AAFF55. "Pat Oleszko makes a spectacle of myself - and doesn't mind if you laugh." Her performances range from street to stage to silver screen in a rollicking mass of splendid ephemera. Six short films will follow Pat's performance including recent experimental, documentary, and animated works. Features a scientist-created world of idyllic happiness, a recorded Skype exorcism, a voyeur cat, and the World Premiere of local film artists Terri Sarris & Frank Pahl's film Circular, an adaptation of the short story "The Circular Ruins" by Jorge Luis Borges.

Film Info
Event Type:Films in Competition 6
Shorts in Competition
Totally Out There
Release Year:2016
Premiere Status:North American Premiere
Production Country:Portugal
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Sofia Caetano/Elliot Sheedy


The Scientist created a world of idyllic happiness: BLISS. HOORAY for the maker. Blissed people live inside cocoons and exercise telecommunication through paradise, the ULTIMATE entertainment platform. But the scientist has come to recognize blissed minds are not HAPPY or FERTILE anymore. In hopes of saving human race from BOREDOOM, the scientist-the-goddess-the-maker decides to send a couple of teenagers, Virga and Romeo, to the Garden of Eden.