Tuesday, 6 June 2017

RETRO Films




THANK YOU TO ALL THE FILMMAKERS ........






THOMAS BLANCHARD (France), Flowers  2:23 min
Time lapse flowers with a retro touch
 




TESSA GARLAND (UK)   Double Bill   3:10 min
Double Bill is a playful work that focusses on a remote area of the Mojave Desert, California, where age old objects and pieces of art can be found side by side.
 

 LEANDRO SANTINI & MATTR MEDIA(UK) Star Wars Changed My Life 
A film series made by Star Wars fans about Star Wars fans for Star Wars fans.
 
The Tattooist        (2:50 mins)
The Droid maker  (2:50 mins)
The Light Saber master    (2:50 mins)
 
BILLY DOSANJH  (UK) Mutha  Tung   10:14 mins
Mutha Tung (local Chaucerian dialect for ‘Mother Tongue’ takes as stimuli a dozen letters written in the 1960’s by South Asian women in Dosanjh’s hometown of Smethwick to their families in India and Pakistan.

 

SCOTT  WILLIS  (UK)   Dear Peter  25 mins
After discovering a large collection of handwritten postcards filmmaker Scott Willis begins a journey to track down their owner. The messages on the postcards create a picture of unknown man called Peter. But, with the collection spanning over seventy years, a reunion seems unlikely. Who was Peter? How did his life end?

 
 
STUART POUND(UK)   Retro Disk Chunter   1:00 min
Files are copied then deleted from one of the 3.5" floppy discs that have almost disappeared into our past. 

 

DAMON MOHL (Germany)   Nightclerk   1:35 mins
A song for a Night clerk with retro office equipment from a hellish job.
 
 
KATIE GOODWIN  (UK)   Dawn of The Rainbow   3:00 min
Dawn of the Rainbow is made from the film leader from the 1939 film "The Wizard of Oz". The film starts with the drab real world in black and white and converts to colour. This film is an attempt to celebrate and look back at that moment in cinematic history.

 
 
MARC MARTI (Spain)   Facsimil   8:00 min
An experimental mix of documentary and fiction about the 'unique work' in cinema. The film has been made with the exact same techniques that you see on screen.
 
 
 

 
ANDRE PARDO (Spain)   Data   7:48 min
By combining archive, animation and philosophical and scientific essay DATA explores the spaces of collective nostalgia, trying to outline the methods of human memory.
 
 
 
 
 
 

ESTHER JOHNSON (UK)   Analogue Kingdom   24:00 min
A poetic portrait of Gerald wells, founder and Curator of the British Wireless and Television museum. As the digital switchover approaches Wells analogue collection is a reminder of the magic that may soon be lost        
 
 
 
 

Thursday, 4 May 2017

RETRO Monday 5th June

RETRO is an evening of eclectic experimental shorts that reflect our interpretations of ‘the dated’ whether music or machines, paper or pixel, crass or cool.
Join us for an evening with retro themed short films and modern beers:

The Nightingale Room, 29-30 Surrey Street, Brighton
BN1 3PA

Doors open 7pm Screening at 7.30pm
Tickets £4 in advance
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/retro-tickets-34324377136
 
The Nightingale Room is above Grand Central, just across the road from Brighton train station The entrance can be found at the back of the pub.

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Thursday, 23 March 2017

RETRO: A CALL FOR FILMS




Call out for films and videos submissions for RETRO

What does ‘retro’ mean to you? Short Circuit is looking for an eclectic mix of experimental documentary shorts that reflect our individual interpretations, reinventions and resurrection of past styles, and methods, for its forthcoming screening in a new and bigger venue.

Whether music or machines, paper or pixel, -if you have work that you think fits broadly into this theme send it to us for consideration at shortcircuitopencall@gmail.com with a link to your film online (and password if required) Include a short description of where it fits with the theme and jpeg still.

Deadline 6th May We will contact you if your film is selected
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