An acerbic narrator reflects nostalgically on the profound pleasure that was afforded to him upon once being offered a free bowl of beans.
THE TESLA WORLD LIGHT
Visionary inventor Nikola Tesla makes one last appeal to his benefactor in Matthew Rankin's mesmerizing live-action/animated hybrid that paints with light itself to conjure its indelible abstract visuals.
A surreal sci-fi soap opera that collides the idiosyncratic private lives of both humans and aliens in a parade of hypnotic slow-zooms and kitschy feline totems.
THE VIEW FROM HERE
A delirious puppet-theatre libretto that depicts two lovers nostalgically yearning for the good-old-primordial-soup days of yore.
Conor Sweeney of ASTRON-6 and FF alumni Milos Mitrovic smash the characters of THE SIMPSONS with the aesthetics of TRASH HUMPERS, and the results both haunt and disturb. Ay, caramba.
A hallucinogenic dive into the consciousness of a teenage poet in the wake of her lover's mysterious death. Exquisitely photographed and seemingly assembled in a Lynchian dreamstate.
CALL OF CUTENESS
A parade of cat meme tributes mutate into a disturbing animated critique of how these sublime objects of cuteness belie a more sinister cycle of exploitation and control.
A twitchy and hysterically garish political satire in which a US senator is vetted for a Presidential nomination by a 6,000 year old telepath that secretly rules the Earth.
A punk ruminates on the consequences of an alien invasion during some katana practice in the park.
LA TRISTESSE DURERA TOUJOURS
Vinny De Ghoulie returns to Shorts With Legs with what may very well be his 8 ½. This is a maddening deconstruction of his own process culled from the remnants of a feature film he mounted, but failed to to realize. As amusingly bemusing as it is devastating.