Tuesday, June 29, 2010
Short Films and Cheese!
I'm back in the saddle, again, kinda....
Tomorrow night, I'm doing a Short Films and Cheese at Space 360.
Dinner will be Mac and Cheese! Meat and Mac and Cheese/Veg and Mac and Cheese and Salad.
And I'm making cheesecake for dessert!!
All for $20 - two hours of short films at a great space, and dinner! Complimentary glass of wine.
Wednesday - June 30th
Doors open at 6:30
Films at 7pm
Dinner at 8pm....more films at 9pm!
See you there!
here's some info on the films:
The two American animated shorts are, perhaps unsurprisingly, comic--a Pixar snippet featuring characters from Monsters, Inc. and a clever sci-fi shaggy-dog story ("The ChubbChubbs!," that year's animated winner). The foreign entries, in contrast, range from the philosophical (a German entry views human history from the perspective of a rock) to the surreal (from Japan, the story of a miser with a cherry tree growing out of his scalp). The live-action shorts are just as varied; "This Charming Man" (the winning entry, from Denmark) follows a Danish man pursuing love after a bureaucratic mix-up leads him to disguise himself as a Pakistani immigrant. "I'll Wait for the Next One," from France, packs heartbreak into four swift minutes; Belgium's "Gridlock" gives betrayal a dark comic twist; and the Australian short "Dog" offers a potent glimpse of brutality and consequences in South Africa. A substantial selection, each short a dense and satisfying nugget of film.