BLOCK D - FUNKY & LIGHTHEARTED
SUNY Cortland - Old Main, Brown Auditorium
Saturday, April 21st at 1:30pm
Free & Open to the Public
Directed by Kirstin Reppas
Runtime - 9:47
Ella is worried about being replaced by the new girlfriend of her father. After she watches a nature documentary about Black widow spiders, she makes a connection between the cannibalistic spider species that eats the male after mating, and the mysterious new woman in the house, whom her father has invited to a date that evening. But how can she warn her father of the imposing danger?
Directed by Doug McGinness & Beata Harju
Runtime - 6:18
Tim, an off-beat young man, sees two alpha males catcall women on the street and mistakes the women’s uncomfortable giggling as a sign of appreciation. Instantly determined to lose his own catcalling virginity, Tim begins to diligently practice catcalling in order to succeed in the endeavor. Finally ready for the mission, Tim receives a very different reaction than he expects.
Directed by Deborah Napier
Runtime - 0:30
A businesswoman makes a choice that turns out to be not what she expected.
Directed by Gar & Beth Hoover
Runtime - 24:30
"Curtains" tells the mostly true story of Peter Fleming, avant-garde theatre legend and one-time bad boy of Cleveland's experimental arts scene. A comedy about the ultimate drama queen.
DOWN TO THE LAST
Directed by Margaret Broach
Runtime - 18:16
A dying war photographer decides to take matters in her own hands when her reputation is attacked during her last exhibition.
Directed by Amelia Ponirakis
Runtime - 2:17
Shot on 16mm, this film tells the story of a peace farm and the animals that live there.
IN DEFENSE OF SINNING
Directed by Hannah Ruddle
Runtime - 2:40
This darkly comic film follows one girl’s attempts to bring things to a climax despite her religious guilt.
Directed by Sam Kolber
Runtime - 10:43
A man gets shot by a woman with a movie camera
SPEECH!ESS - LEGS
Directed by Natalia Pasenitskaya
Runtime - 0:58
Love, family, desires - all these can be base of our short stories.
Directed by Kyle Kleinecke
Runtime - 14:07
In a small town, a long time feud between two neighbors has reached a fever pitch. The laid back sheriff and his wisecracking sidekick try to keep everything from getting out of hand but this proves harder than they expected.
THE SOCIAL CINEMA MACHINE
Directed by Jeremy Speed Schwartz
Runtime - 4:58
Yes, it's true! The Social Cinema Machine is a collaboration between The League of Imaginary Scientists and The Sundance Institute. The animation was produced by more than 600 attendees at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. But, The Social Cinema Machine is still unfinished, and requires your creative input to complete it. Please take out your mobile media devices, and provide your own soundtrack for the film!
Directed by Galya Shiyan
Runtime - 2:00
The symbolic vision for the contemporary artist / poet private understanding of cultural
backgrounds, a performance-stuffing the product to the outside world, the search for new ideas. The film features a poem by Dmitry Erokhin.