CUFF

FIRST GIRL Bonnie Fortune

Experimental 16mm on Video 4:00 2004

“Artists are always struggling to express an idea, it’s the same things as in relationships with friends or family. There are too many different networks, too many subtleties and points-of-view. It’s hard to make something clear when you’re faced with all that.” ­BF

METHODS OF SELF DEFENSE AGAINST SCORPIONS Tanner Almon

Short 16mm on Video 15:00 2003

If one is faced with the age-old problem of scorpion infestation, take a lesson from a brave young man and treat said scorpions with dignity and respect.

SECRETS OF MEXUALITY Martha Colburn

Animation 16mm 8:00 2003

A dense and highly detailed film exploring sexuality in the specific realms of Mexican wrestling and kitsch paintings through rapid-fire transformations.

T.S.H.: ESTRENDRISTAS Jesse Lerner

Experimental 16mm 7:00 2004

The historic first radio broadcast in Mexico, a poem by the avant-garde futurist collective known as the Estrendristas (The Strident Ones), is interpreted through archival footage.

LAST DAYS Ben Russell

Experimental 16mm 5:00 2004

“The Valley of Fire. Oficina Chacabuco. The Calument Industrial Corridor. From the outskirts of Vegas to the desert ghost towns of Chile ­ a pinhole camera travelogue for the world’s end; for what was left behind” ­ BR

DOWN ON THE FARM Alfonso Alvarez

Experimental 16mm 6:30 2003

Amid the rolling flatlands, west of Toronto, Canada, there is a place they call the Film Farm. It is an ancient Mennonite farmhouse and barn, and it is here that loyal filmmaking pilgrim’s journey every summer to make handcrafted films. This short work is my story of a week’s worth of inspired exploration.

STABLE Robert Todd

Experimental 16mm 7:00 2003

Portrait of a New England farm: back and there again.

HUSKS David Ellsworth

Documentary 16mm 10:05 2002

“Old barns and new barns. Things that can happen around corn. A film about agrarian romanticism and the Iowa landscape.” ­ DS

UMBRAL Luis Sanchez

Experimental 16mm 21:00 2004

“A vibrant exploration of issues of alienation, land ownership and migration, Umbral juxtaposes the notions of individual memory and communal history with a highly experimental narrative. The simultaneous investigation of the aesthetics of hand-processed films heightens the effects of this film’s social relevancy. ” ­ LS

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