THOSE WHO MAKE TOMORROW

(Akira Kurosawa, 1946)

 Edge of Alchemy

Edge of Alchemy

Exceptional avant-garde works that transform through beauty, wit and wonder.

Experimental, 83 minutes
Wednesday, April 18, 2018, 9:30pm ⎯⎯⎯ Hilan Theatre


Civilized Landscapes | directed by Taryn Ward, USA, 1:04
The evolution of corporation culture and its overwhelming presence on contemporary life.

Dream Phone | directed by Kendra Lohr, USA, 3:43
Who — who — who's got a crush on you! Was it all a dream?
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Royal Jelly | directed by Stephanie Burbano, Canada, 9:53
A vivid exploration of drag brought about by experimentation and a unique insight into life.
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165708 | directed by Josephine Massarella, Canada, 16:37
A woman looks out from the shoreline, acting as a point of departure to disparate yet interconnected sequences, prompting the viewer to engage in a structurally unique mode of inquiry and experience.
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Blot | directed by Benjamin Rouse, USA, 2:15
A film about loss.
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Because I Love You | directed by Yu-Ting Cheng, USA, 4:01
Nothing else matters other then love.
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Farewell Transmission | directed by Mike Rollo, Canada, 14:05
Equal parts indexical record of the demolition of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s CBK Transmitter Station in 2015 and subjective response to the residual media documenting the event.

601 Revir Drive | directed by Josh Weissbach, USA, 8:40
An animal carefully guards an outlined space as a river runs backwards.

gutterball | directed by Sam Gurry, USA, 1:07
I was in a bowling league in third grade where I routinely rolled my ball into the next lane and ate a lot of cheese fries.
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Down Escalation | directed by Shunsaku Hayashi, Japan, 7:20
Falling down, it feels ecdysone is filling up its body. Delving into the deeper layers of itself, the flesh is melted down in the shell until the form is no longer.

SDtoHDuprezMaxV2_009.mp4 | directed by Anna Spence, USA, 4:10
Booted from the limelight, Max Headroom now roves the video signal on the search for his life's meaning.
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Edge of Alchemy | directed by Stacey Steers, USA, 19:00
Mary Pickford and Janet Gaynor, delicately lifted from their early silent films, are cast into a surreal epic with an upending of the Frankenstein story amid a contemporary undercurrent of hive collapse.
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