External Memory

Showing In

Films in Competition 1
Main Theater - Michigan Theater Tue, Mar 21, 2017 8:15 PM
Join us at the first screening of the Festival with nine short films including recent experimental, documentary, and animated works. Features a 35mm found-footage hand-manipulated collage, a love tale between a human cannonball circus man and a young secretary from Liverpool, a kinetic romp investigating the images imprinted onto wine corks, a visit to a place without ever going there, mind-bending animation, the most narrative narrative never narrated, and more.
Film Info
Event Type:Opening Night Screening
New Media
Shorts in Competition
Release Year:2016
Premiere Status:World Premiere
Production Country:USA
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Yuan Zheng


The film follows a man who visits a place without ever going there. It begins with the whir of a hard drive and the image of an airplane. He travels through different representations of space and time, tracing along the footprints of others, attempting to construct his own memories of “here” or “elsewhere”…