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November 2020

Ghost of the Golden Groves – Virtual Screening

November 9 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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  Ghost of the Golden Groves - Virtual Screening In an unknown dystopian era in the near future the forest is an intelligent being that goes back to the past to set things right. It deals with our two protagonists in dynamically opposite ways. Pomotho is a city-bred survey officer visiting 'Shonajhuri' forest to develop roads. The pedestrian Promotho represents machinery and industrialization and after a bizarre set of encounters meets a sudden death. In comes Bibhuti- uneducated but imaginative,…

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One Man Dies a Million Times – Virtual Screening

November 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Eventive Virtual Screening

  One Man Dies a Million Times - Virtual Screening A true story, set in the future. About seeds and genetic diversity, about growth and decay, about love and war, about hunger of all kinds. About what it means to be human, even when all your humanity is stripped away. Alyssa and Maksim both work at the Institute of Plant Genetic Resources in the center of the city. The Institute houses the world's first seed bank - a repository of…

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Shorts Program 1 – Virtual Screening

November 10 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Eventive Virtual Screening

Shorts Program 1 - Virtual Screening No Crying at the Dinner Table YEAR 2019 RUNTIME 16 minutes LANGUAGE English, Vietnamese COUNTRY Canada FILMMAKER Carol Nguyen   The Eyes of Summer Collaboratively developed with members of my family, shortly after the Sri Lankan Civil War in 2010, a narrative was improvised around an investigation into my mother's interactions with spirits. The film describes a population reeling from devastations of the past, where distinctions between the living and the dead are thinning.…

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Murmur – Virtual Screening

November 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Murmur  Donna has recently been convicted of “Driving While Impaired” and is ordered to perform community service at the local animal shelter. When an elderly dog is scheduled to be euthanized, Donna decides to take the dog home and quickly realizes his companionship can ease her loneliness. In a futile attempt to fill the emptiness she feels, Donna begins to take home more and more animals and she is soon in over her head. "The lead dog in the film,…

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Shorts Program 2 – Virtual Screening

November 11 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Eventive Virtual Screening

27 Thoughts About My Father In a series of 27 vignettes, the artist offers up memories of his father who died in June 2017. Using a mix of family footage (including two catastrophic moves, the last to a nursing home), snapshots and found footage, a portrait emerges of a genial ghost father, haunted by a war that sent his own father to a concentration camp, and which finally compelled his own move to Canada. YEAR 2019 RUNTIME 25 minutes LANGUAGE…

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Flannery – Drive In Screening

November 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
ChiTown Movies, 2343 S Throop St
Chicago, IL 60608 United States
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Flannery Documentary Feature Winner of the first-ever Library of Congress / Lavine/Ken Burns Prize for Film, Flannery is the lyrical, intimate exploration of the life and work of author Flannery O’Connor, whose distinctive Southern Gothic style influenced a generation of artists and activists. With her family home at Andalusia (the Georgia farm where she grew up and later wrote her best known work) as a backdrop, a picture of the woman behind her sharply aware, starkly redemptive style comes into…

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Flannery

November 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Eventive Virtual Screening

Winner of the first-ever Library of Congress / Lavine/Ken Burns Prize for Film, Flannery is the lyrical, intimate exploration of the life and work of author Flannery O’Connor, whose distinctive Southern Gothic style influenced a generation of artists and activists. With her family home at Andalusia (the Georgia farm where she grew up and later wrote her best known work) as a backdrop, a picture of the woman behind her sharply aware, starkly redemptive style comes into focus. Including conversations…

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Chicago Shorts at the Drive In Program 1

November 12 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
ChiTown Movies, 2343 S Throop St
Chicago, IL 60608 United States
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Fôret Animated iterations and recursions made 64 with 2" x 3" collages form a hypnotic bombardment of color and shapes, accompanied by music from Malian artist Luka Productions. 'This was an accidental animation. It started as a series of collages I cut up into small pieces so I could give them away, and ended up animating them under the camera before parting with them. " - Lisa Barcy Year: 2019 Runtime: 4 minutes Country: United States Filmmaker: Lisa Barcy The…

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Shorts Program 3

November 12 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Eventive Virtual Screening

Fôret Animated iterations and recursions made 64 with 2" x 3" collages form a hypnotic bombardment of color and shapes, accompanied by music from Malian artist Luka Productions. 'This was an accidental animation. It started as a series of collages I cut up into small pieces so I could give them away, and ended up animating them under the camera before parting with them. " - Lisa Barcy YEAR 2019 RUNTIME 4 minutes COUNTRY United States FILMMAKER Lisa Barcy  …

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Here to Eternity with The Godz – Virtual Screening

November 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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How to Eternity with the Godz Here to Eternity with The Godz is a psychoactive documentary about The Godz, a bizarre 1960s psychedelic band who worked for and were released by the ESP-Disk label. Years later, Larry Kessler of The Godz returns to encounter his inner Buddha, and the viewer is transported into the past and well beyond. YEAR 2019 RUNTIME 10 minutes LANGUAGE English COUNTRY United States PREMIERE Midwest Premiere FILMMAKER Jeffrey Wengrofsky   Earth FM Earth FM is…

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