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Special Selection from the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival Program 2: The Clermont-Ferrand Highligts 2011-2012

March 2, 2012 @ 9:00 pm - 10:40 pm


Special Selection from the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival

Program 2: The Clermont-Ferrand Highlights 2011-2012

The Clermont-Ferrand Highlights 2011-2012 features a diverse and eclectic mix of recent favorites and awarded films from around the world. Approx. 100 minutes. [twocol_one] Heavy Heads / Denmark / 2010 / 7’00 dir. 
Helena Frank In a grey kitchen, Monika lives a solitary life, to the sounds of a dripping water tap and a buzzing housefly. Monika is attempting to seduce the housefly when a sad stranger suddenly surprises her by entering through the wrong door. A minimalistic black comedy about… Wind Over Lake /United Kingdom, Scotland / 2010 /  34’00  dir. Jeorge Elkin This film did not set out to be about anything in particular, but it is about something. Most probably it is about the people that feature in the film and the man that made it. AUDIENCE PRIZE 2012 (sneak preview) Keha mälu (Body Memory) / Estonia / 2011/ 9’00 dir. Ülo Pikkov Our body remembers more than we imagine. It remembers the sorrow and pain of our predecessors. It keeps alive the stories of our parents and grandparents as well as their ancestors. How far back is it possible to go in your bodily memory? (Best Animation 2012) On the Way to the Sea / Canada, Quebec, China / 2010 / 19’00 / Chinese with English Subtitles dir. Tao Gu A combination of fictional elements, documentary fragments and visual abstraction, reflecting on the fragile human condition. (Special Jury Prize 2011) Erään hyönteisen tuho
(Death of an Insect) / Finland / 2010 / 7’00 dir. Hannes Vartiainen , Pekka Veikkolainen In a lifeless urban landscape where time itself has stopped its crawl, a mad ballet is commencing and a newly-hatched butterfly is about to die. Bobby Yeah
 / United Kingdom, England / 2011 / 23’00 dir. Robert Morgan Bobby Yeah is a petty thug who likes brawling and stealing stuff. One day, he steals some very dangerous individuals’ favorite pet, and finds himself in deep trouble. He really should learn, but he just can’t help it. (Special Jury Prize 2012) The Centrifuge Brain Project / Germany / 2011 / 7’00 dir. Till Nowak 
 The “Centrifuge Brain Project” is a scientific experiment that started in the 1970s. It involves an amusement park to enhance peoples’ brain capacity. Dr Laslowicz explains the project. He believes that centrifuging people with 20.000 horsepower solves human problems. [/twocol_one] [twocol_one_last]

Heavy Heads

Keha mälu (Body Memory)

On the Way to the Sea

Bobby Yeah

The Centrifuge Brain Project



March 2, 2012
9:00 pm - 10:40 pm
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92YTribeca Screening Room
200 Hudson Street
New York , NY 10013 United States