ALT Shorts

A City in Four Parts

2017 | 90 minutes

Split screens, cinema collage, and formal experimentation take you deep into the medium of film itself.

Warning: A short in this program contains heavy strobe effects.

Thursday, May 25, 2017

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SIFF Cinema Uptown

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  • Year: 2017
  • Running Time: 90 minutes
  • Has Subtitles: Yes
  • Format: DCP

Packaged Films

A DAD

Austria | 2016 | 12 minutes | Robert Cambrinus

A ridiculous and very funny film inspired by a classic art manifesto.

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All Flesh is Grass

USA | 2017 | 12 minutes | Caryn Cline

Occasionally manipulated footage captures the peaceful restoration of a Missouri prairie.

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Antarctica

USA | 2016 | 4 minutes | Salise Hughes

Charlton Heston and the 1965 Parade of Homes are both set against the icy backdrop of Antarctica.

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Best of Luck with The Wall

USA | 2016 | 7 minutes | Josh Begley

An animated voyage across the U.S./Mexico border, stitched together from 200,000 satellite images.

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A City in Four Parts

USA | 2017 | 8 minutes | Jon Behrens

Hypnotic layers upon layers of the Seattle skyline as seen from the blue waters of Lake Union.

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Duwamish Song

USA | 2017 | 6 minutes | Steve Demas

River shots and found footage embedded in dirty, layered, optically printed film images, with music by Hound Dog Taylor’s Hand.

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Edge of Alchemy

USA | 2017 | 19 minutes | Stacey Steers

Mary Pickford and Janet Gaynor are recast in an animated film about a scientist and a creature on a bee planet.

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A Hard World for Little Things

USA | 2015 | 2 minutes | Sonja Bertucci

Inspired by Charles Laughton's The Night of the Hunter, the film examines the uncanny nature of toys and how objects of childhood can overload the imagination with violence.

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Spaceships and Timemachines

USA | 2017 | 3 minutes | Eric Ostrowski

Inspired by Charles Laughton's The Night of the Hunter, the film examines the uncanny nature of toys and how objects of childhood can overload the imagination with violence.

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Tri-Alogue #3

USA | 2017 | 3 minutes | Caryn Cline, Linda Fenstermaker, Reed O'Beirne

Three filmmakers split the frame three ways, capturing three views of Seattle.

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Vengeance

Australia | 2016 | 4 minutes | André Shannon

A typical happy family, except the faces are scratched out and the music is aggressively rhythmic.

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