MONDAY JULY 12, 2021
8 PM - 10 PM

 

This screening session features 8 shorts. All films will be English spoken and/or English subtitled.

Location:

Landmark Theatres

Kendall Square Cinema

One Kendall Square,

at 355 Binney Street

Cambridge

MA 02139

FREE ENTRY / TICKETS:

Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Admission is free of charge. To reserve seats please send your name, number of seats and which screening session(s) you'd like to attend to info@gatehouse-entertainment.com. We'll confirm ASAP.

Not a Robot (United Kingdom)
by George Summers

A robot tries to break into a human facility, and is asked a security question... Duration: 00:01:00

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Close as Brothers (United States)
by Jennifer Hardacker

Two teenage boys, one neurotypical and one not, discuss what it's like to be brothers, and why we shouldn't treat anyone like normal human beings. Duration: 00:05:00

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Digital Love (Germany)
by Raphaël Languillat + lovemusic

A neonwave audiovisual poem about love, desire and death bringing together an ambient remix of Daft Punk's Digital Love with fragments of William Shakespeare's erotic poem Venus and Adonis. Written and shot during the Covid-19 pandemic, ’digital love (remix)’ focuses on the relationship between gender and couple, intimacy and distancing, as well as desire and death. This work is part of a series of five collaborative audiovisual short-form pieces commissioned by Collective lovemusic for their project 'Premieres in Private Places'. Running time: 00:05:00

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Everything Is Under Control (United Kingdom) by Roland Denning

Everything Is Under Control is a story told by a machine to humans in a world that has crashed and then been re-booted from a back-up. Unfortunately, the back-up was faulty and glitches are increasingly apparent. Have human beings and machines merged? Is the whole world counterfeit? Is free will an illusion? The machine is an unreliable narrator if ever there was one. It assures us that everything is under control, but can we believe it? Duration: 00:06:25

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The Cut (Canada)
by Chloé Cinq-Mars

Recovering from a cesarean section, Emma finally meets her newborn son. As she overcomes her unfamiliarity and slowly falls in love with him, The Cut explores the complexity of the bond between mother and child. Duration: 00:17:00

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Bellydance Vogue (Lebanon)
by Hadi Moussally

"My birthday was on the 3rd of April 2020 during lockdown, and for the first time, I celebrated it all by myself. But even if I was alone, I decided to celebrate it as if it’s the last one."  A film made during quarantine. Duration: 00:05:00

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Pond (United States)
by Tyler Macri

Elizabeth, ten years old, lives with her reclusive mother in a dilapidated apartment where fish infest the piping, surfacing by way of a drain in the bathtub. Dark visuals and dream-like pacing converge to create a first-person portrait of distressed childhood. Duration: 00:13:53

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Ala Kachuu - Take and Run (Switzerland) by Maria Brendle

Sezim (19) wants to fulfil her dream of studying in the Kyrgyz capital when she gets kidnapped by a group of young men and taken to the hinterland. There she’s forced to marry a stranger. If she refuses the marriage, she is threatened with social stigmatization and exclusion. Torn between her desire for freedom and the constraints of Kyrgyz culture, Sezim desperately seeks for a way out. Duration: 00:36:26

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