Sundance Shorts

Best shorts from Sundance 09

Sundance Shorts

NEXT FLOOR - During an opulent and luxurious banquet, complete with hordes of servers and valets, 11 pampered guests participate in what appears to be ritualistic gastronomic carnage. (Denis Villeneuve, Canada, 12min)

JOHN AND KAREN - John the polar bear apologizes to Karen the penguin after an argument. (Matthew Walker, UK, 4min, Animated)

ATTACK OF THE ROBOTS FROM NEBULA-5 – “Almost” everybody is going to die very soon. (Chema Garcia Ibarra, Spain, 7min)

LOVE YOU MORE – Two teenagers are drawn together by the Buzzcocks' single 'Love You More' in the summer of 1978.  (Sam Taylor-Wood, UK, 15min)

OMELETTE - While a woman makes an omelette, we learn how difficult it is to make ends meet. (Nadejda Koseva Bulgaria, 5min)

I AM SO PROUD OF YOU - Dark family secrets cast a shadow over Bill's recovery in this second chapter to the prize-winning short Everything Will Be OK. (Don Hertzfeldt, USA, 22min, Animated)

STEEL HOMES - Self-storage units are windows into human histories: their discarded objects and dust-covered furniture are inscribed with past dreams, secret hopes, and lives we cannot let go of. (Eva Weber, UK, 10min)

COUNTERTRANSFERENCE - An awkward woman with assertiveness issues finds her problems multiplied in therapy(Madeleine Olnek, USA, 16min)

WESTERN SPAGHETTI - Everyday objects become delicious ingredients as we learn how to cook spaghetti through stop-motion photography. (Sarah Phelps, USA, 2min)

SHORT TERM 12 - A film about kids and the grown-ups who hit them. (Destin Daniel Cretton, USA, 22min) -  Recipient of the 2009 Jury Prize in U.S. Short Filmmaking

Sundance Shorts

Wed October 21, 2009, 7:00 & 9:30, Muenzinger Auditorium



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