BIFF Shorts: Experimental

    October 7, 2017 @ 4:30 pm – 4:30 pm
    Squeaky Wheel Film & Media Art Center
    617 Main St
    NY 14203
    BIFF Shorts: Experimental @ Squeaky Wheel Film & Media Art Center | Buffalo | NY | United States

    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.

    Sigint 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.