October 7, 2017 @ 4:30PM
Squeaky Wheel Film & Media Art Center
617 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
From the BIFF website:
BIFF Shorts: Experimental
A cinematic platform for abstract expressions, poetic essays, and unique perspectives. 53 minutes.
End of Time Milcho Manchevski (dir) 5 mins
Time has stopped and the universe has contrasted into the size of a grain of rice in Micho Manchevski’s visual essay on culture and temporality.
Sigit Phil Hastings (dir) 4 minutes
Signal Intelligence – the act of collecting/intercepting information takes an interstellar journey through the microscopic image in Phil Hastings Sigint.
Portrait of Snow Roy Zheng (dir) 10 minutes
An encounter with a younger artist allows legendary visual artist and experimental film pioneer Michael Snow the opportunity to reflect on his career.
Niofar Hugo Lemant (dir) 7 minutes
Tracing the steps of a French girl in rural Senegal, Hugo Lemant’s explores the ties that bind in a haunting abstract essay on humanity and cultural exchange.
The Fourth Kingdom Adan Aliaga (dir) 14 minutes
A poetic exploration of a New York City redemption center for plastics where immigrants and underdogs come together to chase the illusive American Dream.
Manufactured Obsolescence Elijah Pike (dir) 5 minutes
A critique of materialism, technology, and commodities designed for obsolescence.
Corp Pablo Polledri (dir) 9 minutes
Ambition, exploitation of labour, environmental pollution, human degradation..all in a day’s work in Pablo Polledri’s playfully horrific animated essay.
Angry Black B*tch April Kelly (dir) 14 minutes
A glimpse into different interpretations of anger within black women combining spoken word, hypnotic performances and cinematography.