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Sundance Shorts, Fri & Sat January 27 & 28
2012, 7:00 & 9:00

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Sundance Shorts shows at IFS on Fri & Sat January 27 & 28, 2012, 7:00 & 9:00

Sundance Shorts

Fri & Sat January 27 & 28
2012, 7:00 & 9:00

One of the most eagerly anticipated shows on any IFS schedule is the Sundance Shorts program. Patrons brave the January snows and winds to warm up with the funny, moving, and insightful short films.


If you repeat the word "fly" long enough, it sounds like "life." This does not help Peter. (Mikey Please, UK, 9 min)


A man and a boy, traveling to an unknown destination, find respite in a motel swimming pool. On the surface all seems normal, but nothing is quite what it seems to be. (Christopher Radcliff, Lauren Wolkstein, USA, 14 min)


A detailed and humorous account of a failed bank robbery. (Ruben Ostlund, Sweden, 12 min)


A comedy about a female misanthrope who gets herself stuck in a full body girdle. (Lake Bell, USA, 13 min)


Trevor drops his camera from Edmonton's High Level Bridge in memory of those who have jumped. (Trevor Anderson, Canada, 5 min)


Rusty has to find a new place to live with his wife and teenage American alligator, Chopper. (Zachary Treitz, USA, 13 min)


After three months underwater in a submarine, crew members have become savages. Oleg fears that losing his perspective may mean losing himself. (Ariel Kleinman, Australia, 20 min)

To see a trailer and read a review, visit


10 films for $60 with punch card
$9 general admission. $7 w/UCB student ID, $7 for senior citizens
$1 discount to anyone with a bike helmet
Free on your birthday! CU Cinema Studies students get in free.


Pay lot 360 (now only $1/hour!), across from the buffalo statue and next to the Duane Physics tower, is closest to Muenzinger. Free parking can be found after 5pm at the meters along Colorado Ave east of Folsom stadium and along University Ave west of Macky.


Park elsewhere and catch the HOP to campus

International Film Series

(Originally called The University Film Commission)
Established 1941 by James Sandoe.

First Person Cinema

(Originally called The Experimental Cinema Group)
Established 1955 by Carla Selby, Gladney Oakley, Bruce Conner and Stan Brakhage.

C.U. Film Program

(AKA The Rocky Mountain Film Center)
First offered degrees in filmmaking and critical studies in 1989 under the guidance of Virgil Grillo.

Celebrating Stan

Created by Suranjan Ganguly in 2003.

C.U. Department of Cinema Studies & Moving Image Arts

Established 2017 by Chair Ernesto Acevedo-Muñoz.

Thank you, sponsors!
Boulder International Film Festival
Department of Cinema Studies & Moving Image Arts

Looking for a gift for a friend?
Buy a Frequent Patron Punch Card for $60 at any IFS show. With the punch card you can see ten films (a value of $90).

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