Fresh independent non-popcorn short films of USA
October 6, Lviv Art Palace, 7&9 pm
FATA MORGANA 20′ Amelie Wen USA 2015
An elderly couple from China arrive in the US to organize the funeral rites of their only child. In the midst of dealing with the logistics of the funeral and their overwhelming grief, they begin to unravel the escalating fractures in their relationship and the uncertain future that lies ahead of them.
BAD AT DANCING 12′ Joanna Arnow USA 2015
Perpetual third wheel and awkward outsider, Joanna increasingly inserts herself into the relationship of her more charismatic roommate Isabel. The two women test each other’s sexual and emotional boundaries in this surreal manifestation of jealous rivalry.
THE HOUSE IS INNOCENT 12′ Nicholas Coles USA 2015
Tom and Barbara’s new home has a notorious past and it’s going to take more than a fresh coat of paint to whitewash its macabre history.
BLACK SWELL 9′ Joseph J. Depasquale USA 2015
A man tries to kill himself in a motel room.
WHEN YOU AWAKE 11′ Jay Rosenblatt USA 2016
An unscientific and comedic study of what happens when two people are hypnotized leading into an exhilarating journey into the unconscious mind (the repository for fears, desires, aggression, dreams) where all the images, sounds and music are from found footage.
THE REAL AMERICAN 13′ Darya Zhuk USA 2015
Russian exchange student Alya struggles to fit in with American culture at her 17th birthday party.
O 5′ Eric Oh USA 2015
‘O’ is a short animated film that illustrates the passage of time and the creation of the universe. Animation and music support each other to guide the audience to follow the progress of life from chaos to control which is interpreted by artists’ own vision.
Wiz-Art – earth-shaking films only!