SOME OF THESE STORIES ARE
Tues 1/16, 7:00pm
A compelling collection of short documentaries which offer lucid and
moving glimpses into our experiences of place, family, and faith,
from the mundane to the metaphysical and somewhere in between.
Jeanne C. Finley & Doug
2000, Video, 17 min
A revealing portrait of an elderly woman's obsession with shoplifting
and the shame of her first arrest.
2000, Video, 4 min
A poignant chronicle of the effects of aging on the filmmaker's mother.
Parents Read Dreams I've Had About Them
1998, Video, 9 min
Neil Goldberg turns the camera on his folks in this comical piece
ripe for Freudian analysis.
Wash Therefore I Am
Rob Smits & Britta Hosman
1999, Video, 10 min
A mesmerizing portrait of a pair of Hare Krishnas and their contemplations
at the laundromat. Just how big are the washing machines in hell?
of the Jews
2000, 16mm, 18 min
Jay Rosenblatt's masterful use of found footage and personal narrative
combine to tell the story of his childhood fear of Jesus Christ.
1999, 16mm, 5 min
A failed acting career and a succession of lousy jobs propel the filmmaker
on a cross country trip in search of an old friend.
1999, 16mm, 32 min
Bill Brown's beautifully shot meditation on Canada, nationalism
and the changing North American landscape.