Sat. Day Program
September 14th the
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14th MIFF Day Program
Artists of Beijing
Directed by Patrick Cox
A documentary by Patrick Cox and Ya Qiu Dai.
Patrick Cox used his MiniDV digital camera and "the fact that
it looks like a typical tourist video camera, I believe, kept me out
of communist prison".
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All the World
Directed by Mandy Wildman
An aspiring actress (Laura Sherman) who must read some of Shakespeare's
plays begins to notice that her friends and colleagues start taking
on strangely Shakespearean characteristics! This comedy
combines five different Shakespeare stories into one modern day tale.
(2002, USA, 27m) Directed by Louis Lowy
Stanley Babson makes his living as a party clown but longs for a successful
career as a stage actor. After encountering one too many obnoxious
brats and their controlling parents, he quits the clown business to
pursue his dreams.
(2002,USA, 8m) Directed by Joann Tyson
A couple are expecting to meet their daughters fiancée.
The Back Room
27m Directed by Mark Morris
A present day drama about an American man's obsession with a former
Nazi who lives in his home town. The story, based on a concept by
Hollywood writer Jeffrey Stolzer, was directed by Mark Morris, assistant
professor from the University of New Orleans film program.
Inventing the Darkness
5:30m Directed by Damien Caldwell
Austin, scared by the abuse he encounters at home, searches for an
outlet for his anger.
A Visit From The Incubus
Directed by Anna Biller
Women are warned not to leave open their windows at night, or they
might receive an unexpected guest -- an incubus who will violate their
bodies as they sleep. Lucy, a young Victorian woman in the Old West,
is being tormented by nightly visits from an incubus. She decides
to fight back by starting a can-can act in the local saloon, but finds
that the incubus is also on the bill. With Technicolor costumes and
sets, and old-timey musical numbers.The film explores the theme of
female sexuality in the context of the Old West, with dusty sets and
Directed by Andrew James
Two women find they have much in common.
The Chad Effect
Directed by by Roshie Jones & Produced by Todd Thompson &
Chads took their toll on the 2000 Presidential election in more ways
than one. Reverberations from the controversy were felt around the
world, but none felt it more than King Patsa' and Queen Norjean of
Mulvany. Who would have guessed their family vacation to the Sunshine
State would end so dramatically? With the media focused on the turmoil
surrounding the tabulation of voting ballots, the kidnapping of their
daughter, Princess Elvia, went largely unnoticed until now.
The Not-So-Wild East
Directed by Jared DePasquale. Two wannabe cowboys from the East long
to become outlaws in the Old West.
As Far Out As Here(From The Vatican With Love)
Directed by Guido Jimenez Cruz & Leslie Dann
Viñas, freelance reporter without a story and more spirit than
Pollyanna, finds himself entangled, with pleasure, in the affairs
of a peculiar band of thieves: the sensitive Lucky Caramba, his lovely
partner, Dulce, and Mario, their trusty side-kick.
Die Abenteurerin (The Adventuress)
(1999, Germany, 13 minutes)
Directed by Norbert Baumgarten. Work, life, death, love, Sex, isolation.
Three adventurous days in the life of a young woman, who undertakes
(2002, USA, 5 m)
Directed by Tamara Taddeo.
You want to know my world so I'll let you have a peek.
Kleingeld (Small Change)
(2000, Germany, 15 minutes)
Written and directed by Marc-Andreas Bochert.
Every day on the way from the parking lot to his office, a Berlin
businessman sees a homeless man begging for coins. Feelings of guilt
force the man to give the vagrant change. The ramifications of this
simple act have unintended and tragic consequences for both men.The
film received an Oscar© nomination for Best Short in 2000.
(2002, Germany, 3:30 minutes, animation)
Directed by Matthias Daenschel firstname.lastname@example.org
The bull is wild. The man wants to defeat it.For food. And for primeval
times. A film about the second oldest relationship of mankind's history.
Raj or Radge?
(1998, Scotland, 3 minutes)
Directed by Menhaj Huda
A loquacious young man raps about his Asian heritage, his quest for
cultural identity, and why hes more Scoish than the Scottish.
Love Furtive Love
(2002, USA, 7 m)
Directed by Luis Reneo Fernandez
When Annas husband comes back home unexpectedly, Hercules is
forced to hide on the ledge. Theres only one problem, his glasses
are still inside the bedroom.
Sparky D Comes to Town
(2001, Australia, 26 minutes)
Directed by Maciek Wszelaki.
Stretchs Croatian family tries to keep him in line, but Stretch
is more apt to stay out at clubs all night with his girlfriend doing
Ecstasy. Stretch has got just over 3 hours to find himself some dinner,
make up with his girlfriend, please his parents, and score enough
ecstasy to keep his buddies happy!
Winner - Best Director - FlickerFest 2002
Winner - Best Director - Australian Screen
Directors' Association 2002
Winner - 2001 AFI AWARD for best Short
Screenplay! - Kris Mrksa
Winner - best short film - Dendy Awards
- 48th Sydney Film Festival, 2001
Winner - best film - St kilda Film Festival,
Winner - best video production - St kilda
Film Festival, 2001
Winner - best editing - St kilda Film
Winner - WetFest
2:00 PM Meet -
year's guest celebrity is Florida filmmaker, James Best. Mr. Best
is best recognized for his role of "Roscoe P. Coltrane"
on "The Dukes of Hazzard".
Meet the Filmmakers Roundtable Q&A
Meet Dr. Carl D. Bilancione Survivor Africa
Also appearing Dr. Carl Bilancione
He recently was a participant on the successful CBS series; "Survivor
- Africa". Since his participation on Survivor -Africa he has
been sought as a motivational speaker.
Thrust into Space: How the Space Program Changed
directed by Bill Williams
Breavrd county, Florida is the only county anywhere with a history
of manned space flight. From the early tests using captured V-2 rockets
to the moon and beyond, Brevard has grown to international prominence
along with the Space Program. This documentary explores the impact
that man's race to the stars has had on the land, the people and the
history of Brevard County, Florida.
(2002, USA, 4 m)
Directed by John Stein
MIFF alumnus John Stein's women take care of business over tea.
Directed by Franziska Meletzky
A tango-loving taxi-driver falls in love with a garbage woman "because
the way she moves her bins" is, for him, a most sensual dance.
He falls for her, follows her & finally loses her. But wait; he
still has got this shoe.
Directed by Mike Germaine
An elderly woman (Ilse Earl of Porkys) who is faced with the
reality of dealing with the recent passing of her beloved husband.
Through the process of remembering and adjustment she is enlightened
to the fact that memories arent the only things that live on.
Produced in conjunction with Encore Productions and The FMU Film Department.
(2002, USA, 20 m)
Directed by Mike Horan.
What if before you were born, your fate had already been decided?
What if it was predetermined that you had to work for the devil?
An everyday man named Joe finds himself in such a position.
Directed by Katie T. Damien
Despite an uncertain future, the Shaw family continues to farm and
raise cattle in the ever-growing town of Alachua, Florida. Their familys
farming heritage is close to extinction due to their towns recent
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