TUESDAY JULY 14, 2020

8 PM - 10 PM (tbc)

 

This screening session features 9 shorts. All films are English spoken and/or English subtitled.

Location:

Somerville Theatre

55 Davis Square

Somerville

MA 02144

United States

Free entry:

Seating for films 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 the specific night(s) you'd like to attend to info@bostonshortfilmfestival.com. We'll confirm ASAP.

The Divine Way (Germany)

by Ilaria Di Carlo

Loosely based on Dante’s Divine Comedy, The Divine Way takes the viewer into the protagonist’s epic descent through an endless labyrinth of staircases. As the woman journey deeper, the staircases transform and she is trapped and pulled into their dangerous landscape.

Duration: 00:15:00

Fracture (U.S.)

by Cynical Smile (Karl Richter)

A study of discomfort and a focus on the spaces in our mind that are constantly interrupted by in an age distraction.

Duration:00:03:45

Hounds (Israel)

by Ido Shapira, Amit Cohen

The life of a dog, trained to act as human, changes when a pack of Hounds gathers around his house.

Duration: 00:05:47

Trailer

Decorum (Australia)

by Lorenzo Monti

Fashion model Hinata wants to get at the bottom of her uneasiness but something is hindering her. A designer gives her advice, a doctor tries to get her attention and all claim to know what she needs. The result of an old trauma seems only to be the tip of the iceberg.

Duration: 00:10:18

Trailer

Re-Education of the Senses (U.S.)

by Erinn E. Hagerty & Adam Savje

"There’s nothing to see here; now, look directly at the screen." An experimental vision of Bauhausian hypnotherapy orchestrated by sentient technology.

Duration: 00:11:44

Trailer

Fragile Machines (U.S.)

by Derek Johnson, Luke Smithers

Fragile Machines is an independent art film which tells the story of a married couple and the affairs that make their relationship irreparable. The film follows a non-linear, gestural narrative—shifting between seasons, homes, oceans and embraces fluidly and rapidly. The movement direction follows a form of contemporary dance: contact improvisation.

Duration: 00:06:07

Serendipity (U.S.)

by Maximillian Aguiar

Johnny C talks at length about an obscure movie made for children with bad brains.

Duration: 00:14:57

Pigeon (U.S.)

by Raphael Halloran

A solitary middle-aged pigeon keeper who spends his days on a rooftop in Brooklyn, undergoes a crisis when one of his pigeons gets shot down. The story follows how this seemingly insignificant event compounds to threaten his world. ‘Pigeon’ is a cinematic meditation on alienation and life on the fringe of society.

Duration: 00:07:23

Trailer

Artemio's Loneliness Vol. 1 (Mexico)

by Juan Carlos R. Larrondo

Sex, city lights and daydreaming. Artemio embarks on regular nocturnal escapades to a porn theater and clandestine gay spots downtown. Along the way, he describes his voyeuristic experiences. 
This is his life. Until he meets Octavio.

 

Duration: 00:20:00

Trailer

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