10:15PM: Competitive Program #4

AJB E105, The University of Iowa, 140 W Washington St.

Skin – Maya Yu Zhang
USA | 2016 | 2 min | digital
A cry for human touch.

The Neighbors – Janelle Vanderkelen
USA | 2016 | 12:11 min | digital
A diaristic exploration of intimacy forced through sonic bleed, this piece examines the blurring of public/private boundaries and details an individual’s honest attempt to foster relationships. Agency is asserted as aural pollution is subverted. The subjunctive turns into reality.

What Happened to Her – Kristy Guevara-Flanagan
USA | 2016 | 14:48 min | digital
A forensic exploration of our cultural obsession with images of the dead woman on screen. Interspersing found footage from films and police procedural television shows and one actor’s experience of playing the part of a corpse, the film offers a meditative critique on the trope of the dead female body.

38 River Road – Josh Weissbach
USA | 2016 | 7:14 min | 16mm
The voice of a figureless character is heard. The figure of a voiceless character is seen. A sequence of estranged voicemails is framed by unidentified events. Fear resides in the gesture of a telling.

Delphi Falls – Mary Helena Clark
USA | 2016 | 22 min | digital
The voice of a figureless character is heard. The figure of a voiceless character is seen. A sequence of estranged voicemails is framed by unidentified events. Fear resides in the gesture of a telling.

This is Yates – Josh Yates
USA | 2016 | 12 min | digital
A visceral home movie collage interrogates the ways in which we shape identity and confront trauma via fragmented media.

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