Film al Fresco | Screening II

Film al Fresco | Screening II
Friday, June 28th '13 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Aviator Park

Pick It Up | Transporter FX | Sweet Dreams, all 2013 | 2 mins. 20 sec.
Preston Link, director


Unscripted, unedited, and using only ambient sound, these cell phone videos are documentation of fleeting moments in the artist's life. Together, they form a video journal.  When viewed separately, or interspersed amongst other films, they are transformed into surreal "commercials."


Wasteland, 2012 | 4 mins. 21 sec.
Kate McFadden, director


Set in an urban, post-apoctalyptic world, a yound refugee woman struggles to survive and protect herself in the dangerous and desolate wasteland.


Suffering Heroes, 2013 | 15 mins.
Kara Crombie, director


A musically gifted slave named Alphabet Soup struggles to make sense of his own internal suffering as he waits to perform for thousands of union soldiers. Following Job in the Old Testament, Alphabet seeks an explanation for suffering that is relevant to his time and culture.


Countdown, 2013 | 5 mins. 39 sec.
Roxane Permar & Susan Timmins, directors


Countdown explores the former Royal Air Force operations block and bunker at Saxa Vord in Shetland, Scotland, once part of NATO’s Early Warning Radar System. The title is a play on the much-derided “Four Minute Warning,” a public alert system conceived by the British Government during the Cold War.


Unavoidable Spectacles or The End of Time, 2013 | 27 mins.
Joshua Martin, director


Two women contemplate the end of time


FOOD TRUCKS:

Tacos Don Memo | authentic Mexican street food
Little Baby's Ice Cream | gourmet ice cream
Lil' Pop Shop | gourmet popsicles

Film al Fresco has been funded in part by a grant from The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.

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