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The IFS is proud to celebrate a collection of shorts films by the acclaimed faculty in the Department of Cinema Studies & Moving Image Arts. This free show will feature titles by five of those faculty members, who will be in person to introduce and discuss their films. The program includes the following:
Venus in Ferns is a ballet of practical gardening lore based on the books of Eleanor Tulliver.
Radicals organize the chaotic swarm of characters into a logical system. Traditional Chinese groups all characters according to 214 radicals (simplified uses 189), which are organized based on the number of strokes into a chart called the bushou. Each radical is itself a freestanding character/word, such as one, woman, child, cliff, field, tree, millet, halberd, leather and bird.
Loneliness is a trucker who calls out on his CB radio waiting for a reply that never comes; A ghost that haunts the deserted highways; and a whale that sings at a frequency no other whale can even hear.
After losing custody of his son, a young father is forced to confront the meaning of his existence.
In the near future, the forces of gentrification use sonic assaults on a vulnerable area of a city as protesters and activists find ways to resist.
A Native botanist, grieving the death of a beloved aunt, travels alone to northern Mexico, where she is nourished by images of the last trip they took together traversing the Colorado River.