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BLOCK F - WEBSERIES

SUNY Cortland - Old Main, Brown Auditorium

Saturday, April 21st at 7:30pm

Free & Open to the Public

150 KG

Directed by Yulia Maximova

Runtime - 5:00

Synopsis:

Comedy Web-Series about weight-losing. More than 1.9 billion adults are overweight worldwide. Our main character Dima Bublikov, is one of them, and he weighs 150 kg. Dima gave up on himself and isn’t ready to change. Once he receives a gift –"smart” talking scales. The scales are even too smart – the impudent device is mocking Bublikov in different ways. Dima can do nothing but start to lose weight in hope that the scales will finally shut up. In fact, deep down he understands that it is time to change his life.

END UNSUNG

Directed by Rolf Lindblom

Runtime - 9:04

Synopsis:

One man's journey through chaos, time, and space to find his son.

KARMIC

Directed by Scarlet Sheppard

Runtime - 8:51

Synopsis:

A quirky, Golden Girls-inspired sitcom for the web about learning to live in the present...with roommates. Equal parts fun and truthful, this whimsical saga takes a unique look at female friendships, postgrad career debacles and the courage it takes to live mindfully.

MIDDLEMARCH

Directed by Rebecca Shoptaw

Runtime - 5:00

Synopsis:

A modern, gender-bent vlog-style web series adaptation of George Eliot's "Middlemarch," the series follows a group of students at Lowick College in the fictional town of Middlemarch, Connecticut, who are all just beginning to figure out who they are and what they want.

MOVING DALLAS

Directed by Jevan Chowdhury

Runtime - 7:50

Synopsis:

Moving Dallas is an artistic comment on the city as it stands today. Not the JR Ewing and cowboy hats past portrayed, but as a city that means business. 80 dancers from the Lone Star star city are juxtaposed with the glassy dream that is Dallas.

RUNNING WITH VIOLET

Directed by Lindsay MacKay

Runtime - 10:00

Synopsis:

Running With Violet is a serialized dramedy about a lonely housewife, a single mother and her toddler who  attempt a girl's weekend, but soon find themselves on the run from a small town meth gang. 

THE OPEN MIC

Directed by Jason Madeja

Runtime - 4:53

Synopsis:

Chicago comics Kelsie and Daryl attempt to produce an open mic showcase.

TINDER IS THE NIGHT

Directed by Misha Calvert & Zach Carver

Runtime - 10:40

Synopsis:

Eddie and her three best friends are looking for love, sex, and companionship, but a string of bizarre internet meetups make them question the sanity of dating.