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BLOCK I - EXPRESSION, INSPIRATION & MEAT 

SUNY Cortland - Old Main, Brown Auditorium

Sunday, April 28th at 10:30am

RATED R

IDOL

Directed by Luisa Taraz

Runtime - 8:33

Synopsis:

The artist Loudo should have submitted a commissioned work some time ago, but he is in a blockade. When he finally - inspired by his muse - creates a masterpiece, his manager and his muse get into a violent argument over the sale of the work. Only too late Loudo realizes what role he was playing in all this.

LAST MEAL

Directed by Lula Fotis

Runtime - 14:45

Synopsis:

When a famous chef becomes obsessed with preparing the last meal for a notorious serial killer, both men discover the rock bottoms of their own egos.

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MISTER PIG

Directed by Cédric Friedli & Yann Moeckli

Runtime - 1:00

Synopsis:

A pro-vegetarism is facing someone who's about to eat meat

MY PAINTBRUSH BITES

Directed by Joel Pincosy

Runtime - 16:03

Synopsis:

A man battling reclusion and a racehorse on the brink of death save each other in unexpected ways.

O.I.

Directed by N'cee van Heerden

Runtime - 18:38

Synopsis:

Chris revisits the Tiki bar where he made his first ever deal. He wants to celebrate the biggest deal he's ever made by drinking down memory lane. It is early morning and there is only one other customer, Barry, and the Barman...

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STILL LIFE

Directed by Jennifer Dean

Runtime - 1:42

Synopsis:

A short-short film celebrating the art that keeps us sane even when life makes us crazy.

THE EVOLUTION OF A PAINTING

Directed by Juliette Zygarowicz

Runtime - 4:43

 

Synopsis:

Andrew must work to complete a painting project on time, but can he accomplish this task without adhering to or giving into the distractions and emotions popping up around him?

WAITING TABLES

Directed by Evan Seplow & Sakinah Iman

Runtime - 3:36

Synopsis:

We all want to do what we love for a living, so this project is dedicated to the frustration and struggle of all those who are not ever going to give up on their dreams, but are still fighting a good fight in making their dream a reality