The shorts program was a highlight of this years Nantucket Film Festival.
The collection Ive put together
here is but a sample of what was screened, favorites of mine and my projection crew. We
felt the Cambridge/ Boston audiences should experience these films as well...
September 17 (Friday) 9 pm
September 18 (Saturday) 7 pm
September 19 (Sunday) 4 pm
Directed by Jarl Olsen
USA 1998, 1 min.
One things for sure: this film proves that truth can be told in forty seconds. Youll see what we mean in this "wee" film with a big punch.
Directed by Jeff stark
UK 1998, 4 min.
Momma told you, and she was right: never eat stuff you find on the ground, no matter how good it looks.
Directed by Patrik Milani
USA 1998, 3 min.
A mature woman usurps youths radiance from her prey.
Directed by Amie Steir
USA 1999, 7 min.
Herb is in a band. He likes to party. But mostly hes sexy and wants to get his picture in Playgirl magazine. Told from the point of view of his girlfriend, we follow Herbs daily life as he waits to see if hes made it.
Directed by Malcolm Venville
UK 1997, 11 min.
1962. A deaf Jewish girl meets a deaf Catholic boy. They marry and produce a son. Unsure whether the child is born deaf, the mother reflects while awaiting the diagnosis.
Directed by Eugenia
USA 1998, 5 min.
From the first melodic drips of a leaky faucet to a full-blown cacophony (yes, that is Pachelbels Canon), Ladies Room gives us all a rare glimpse of one womans semi-private experience.
UK 1998, 44 min.
The year is 1963, and a Brit boy named Kennedy must deal with his blossoming sexuality and the pains of adolescence under the shadow of the Cuban Missile Crisis brought about by his famous namesake.