Apr 20, 2017 8:30 PM - 9:45 PM EDT
CCAD Canzani Center Screening Room
60 Cleveland Ave., Columbus, OH 43215, United States
CCAD Student, Faculty & Staff Admission
Free tickets are available for CCAD students, faculty and staff in limited quantities. Please have your ID number ready to register.
Free tickets are available for CCAD students, faculty and staff in limited quantities. Please have your ID number ready to register.More details
A mix of dark subject matter and dark humor in this late-night block. Films include:
Director: Anne Hu
Runtime: 9 minutes, 22 seconds
Synopsis: Eliza tries to explore her sexuality within her marriage with her husband Thomas by surprise ordering a female sex robot for them to share. But the sexbot is not the cure-all she had hoped for. Be careful what you wish for.
Director: Slater Dixon
Runtime: 5 minutes, 54 seconds
Synopsis: Anything can happen in the world of online dating, and everything does when a mismatched couple meets on an ill-fated blind date. Sparks fly and passion erupts, but will they kill each other, or fall in love trying?
Director: Alex Clark
Runtime: 13 minutes, 41 seconds
Synopsis: A lone man is terrorized by a masked burglar late one night, but the intruder soon realizes that the man's house is not what it seems.
Director: Brian Lonano
Runtime: 5 minutes, 45 seconds
Synopsis: A recently released criminal is looking for a good time. He can forget his sins but he can never forget … Gwilliam.
Director: Brian Lonano
Runtime: 2 minutes, 32 seconds
Synopsis: A husband gets more than he bargains for when he picks up a mysterious crow totem off the ground, much to his wife's chagrin.
Director: Chadwick Whitehead
Runtime: 3 minutes, 40 seconds
Synopsis: An avocado (who is a scientist) inadvertently invents tortilla chips that want to eat him. His tomato friend helps him destroy and dispose of the menace. But his creation proves to be resilient ... and hungry.
Director: Evan DeRushie
Runtime: 10 minutes, 57 seconds
Synopsis: Birdlime is the name for a sticky substance, usually made from holly bark or mistletoe, which is spread on branches to trap wild birds intended for export or trade. The film observes one bird who barely manages to escape this industry, yet remains trapped in a cage and surrounded by unfamiliar sounds and un-birdlike creatures.
Director: Eileen O’Meara
Runtime: 3 minutes
Synopsis: Do you ever wonder, “Did I leave the coffee on?” or “What if I give birth to Satan’s baby?” This animated short explores anxiety, obsession, and one woman’s slippery hold on reality.
Director: Eunjae Lee
Runtime: 7 minutes, 25 seconds
Synopsis: A young woman, who just experienced the death of a loved one for the first time in her life, starts to think about death of every living being, including the fish bought for her dinner.
Directors: Lindsey Martin and Sara Zia Ebrahimi
Runtime: 7 minutes
Synopsis: Based on true events, The FBI Blew Up My Ice Skates tells a story from the Iran Hostage Crisis in 1980 from the perspective of Haleh, an 8-year-old who just wants to enjoy her ice skates. The film raises questions about the human cost of surveillance and the criminalization of immigrant communities, linking past policy decisions with current national discussions around security and xenophobia.
Director: Matthew MacCarthy
Runtime: 10 minutes, 10 seconds
Synopsis: Peter meets with Mr. Blue, who he believes is a contract killer. What transpires will defy audience expectation.
The Columbus International Film + Video Festival is the oldest film festival in the United States, showcasing the best in independent student and professional films from around the world.
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