Movies | Film
Guaranteed to warm even the coldest of hearts, these films introduce us to forbidden love, tempt us with the promise of adventure, and show us the perfection of imperfection.
ChronophobeDirected by Eliza Schroeder, United Kingdom, 2013, 5 minutes, NarrativeEver feel like there aren't enough hours in a day? Meet Tim, a Chronophobe. Time is his worst fear, but one thing makes him feel like it doesn’t pass at all… A story of old fears, new encounters, and the seconds in between. Gator FarmDirected by Zoe Robyn, Country, 2013, 18 minutes, NarrativeIn a pleasant area of suburban Florida, a wildly dysfunctional family reaches a breaking point, and a large alligator escapes from a nearby gator farm. Co-starring Dulé Hill (TV’s Psych, The West Wing) Karaoke!Directed by Andrew Renzi, USA, 2013, 12 minutes, NarrativeThe team behind 2008’s powerhouse Afterschool is back with Karaoke! On a night out in New York City, a young man avoids his problems. Starring Brady Corbet (Simon Killer, Melancholia, Funny Games) and Clémence Posey (In Bruges, Harry Potter). No Small PartsDirected by Marilyn Agrelo, USA, 2013, 24 minutes, DocumentaryIn a time of uncertainty for the arts in public education, No Small Parts tells the heartwarming story of a few grade school kids that defy the odds and come together to stage their school’s first ever musical. RepeatDirected by George Bucovala, Romania, 2013, 2 minutes, NarrativeTwo friends discuss passion, adventure, and fate as they navigate the entrancing Romanian coast. Show Me ‘RoundDirected by Andrew Blum, USA, 2013, 2 minutes, Music VideoThe Sun People take us through a human kaleidoscope in their music video for Show Me ‘Round. SweetieDirected by Malcolm Chen, Singapore, 2013, 5 minutes, Cell ShortThis short film, shot entirely on a cell phone camera, reminds us of a time when we were driven by angst and love, and a time when we fought to express both any way we knew how. The AssistantDirected by Dave Hill, USA, 2013, 9 minutes, NarrativeA disgruntled photographer's assistant pretends to be his boss when a young actress arrives early for her photo shoot. The Tiny Old CityDirected by Brady Bigalke, Country, 2013, 6 minutes, Experimental The Tiny Old City uses tilt-shift and time-lapse technology to tell a day and night visual story of America's Oldest City, St. Augustine, Florida (est. 1565).
12.00 MsFF: The Feel-Good (Miami Beach Cinematheque) 12.00