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Jun 9, 2015 at 7:30 pm

Shorts Block III

Part of the Northside Film Festival. Directors present for screening.


Daniel, Amanda Ring,  3 minutes

“And the visions of my mind terrify me.”

Mujer, Sofia Canales, 10 minutes

Three Latinas of different generations take pleasure in helping each other bathe, dress up, and cook dinner.

Eye in Tuna Care, John Walter Lustig, 5 minutes

Eye in Tuna Care is a work of shameless plagiarism; filmmaker John W. Lustig stole the idea from a character in a dream. Didn’t even bother to change the title. In the film, a dentist’s expertise is put to the test when an unusual patient seeks his help.

Rhythm of a City, Julie Gratz, 3 minutes

An invitation into the heart of New York City through the atmospheric art of BUA. With the music of DJ Qbert and Dana Leong, escape into moments in the streets that are filled with artistic expression from hip hop culture of a vibrant metropolis. Directed and arranged by Julie Gratz and animated by KALEIDA.

Alvaro (World Premiere), Alexandra Lazarowich, 13 minutes

A meditation on memory and perseverance, ÁLVARO follows 75 year-old South Williamsburg, Brooklyn resident Álvaro Brandon on his daily route to feed 40 stray cats living in the abandoned lots of his neighborhood.

Palm Rot, Ryan Gillis, 8 minutes

Investigating a mysterious explosion in the Florida Everglades, an old crop-duster discovers a lone crate that survived the wreckage. And it ruins his day.

It Hit Upon a Roof, Teymour Ghaderi, 4 minutes

A house in a village, where only an old woman and a child live, the rain falls and starts dripping from the ceiling. The child tries to do something about the drips.

Tick Tock (Brooklyn Premiere), Zeynep Kocak, 10 minutes

The beautiful thing is not the goal you achieve; it is the road that takes you there with hope!

Ham Over Rice, 4 minutes, Ying Liu

Houyi saves the world but loses his immortality.

N6-4Q Born Free, Sasha Gransjean, 12 minutes

Short film series exploring themes of biology and technology through documentary and fiction.


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The Northside Film Festival seeks to give emerging filmmakers a platform to showcase their work to new audiences.  During the Northside DIY Film Competition submission process for short and feature films, cult film jury geniuses choose the work to be screened.  Northside Film takes place during the first three days of the Northside Festival at Nitehawk Cinemas, Videology, the Wythe Hotel and UnionDocs.


Jun 9, 2015
7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

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