On Tuesday of this week we introduced the Palm Springs International ShortFest. For the rest of this week we will be recommending our favorite sounding “film packages” to check out during the festival.
Today we are recommending, Yikes. Why? Because, well…we think every artist can relate to this topic of pursuing goals in one way or another.
Scroll down and check out the trailers and movie info below. Let us know if you make it out to the screening! @TheCVArtScene on Twitter and/ or Instagram with a #PSSF13 (think: Palm Springs Short Fest 13) hashtag and we’ll holler back!
THURSDAY, JUNE 20th
2300 E. Baristo Road
Palm Springs, CA
This collection of cautionary tales will make you think twice about whatever path you’re pursuing mindlessly…
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When is a werewolf not a werewolf? When the full moon isn’t out and the sun is shining on a Beijing hotel.
DIRECTOR: Zao Wang
Producer: Alex Chen
Editor: Zao Wang
Screenwriter: Zao Wang
Cinematographer: Jack Lam
Principal Cast: Cary Woodworth,Hanhong Zou,Nadia Hatta,Stanley Tsang,Sam Xue Qin Hum
Always playing the joker in his relationship with the gorgeous, long-suffering Maria, Manolo learns in the most vivid way one night that in order to play the joker, one has to assume the consequences.
DIRECTOR: Carlos Violadé
Producer: CARLOS VIOLADÉ, Julio Vergne
Editor: Mer Cantero
Screenwriter: CARLOS VIOLADÉ
Cinematographer: ALEX CATALÁN
Principal Cast: MERCEDES BERNAL, ANDRÉS BERLANGA
A young boy raised by his taxidermist father attempts a misguided gesture to please the girl he has a crush on in this visually startling drama reminiscent of the work of Terrence Malick and David Lynch.
DIRECTOR: Jordana Spiro
Producer: Benjamin Rubin, Alvaro Valente, Jordana Spiro, Naomi Spiro
Editor: Naomi Spiro
Screenwriter: Jordana Spiro, David Pablos
Cinematographer: Hatuey Lavielle
Principal Cast: Albert Flood, Sara Clark, Vickie Peterman, Patrick Graham, Jeremy A. Johnson
Louis is happy. Happy with his girlfriend Melanie. Happy with his routine and his life. And then one day, on their 5th anniversary, Melanie decides to surprise Louis…and Louis is happy no longer.
DIRECTOR: Alexandre Mermaz
Producer: Alexandre Mermaz
Editor: Tuong Vi Nguyen long
Screenwriter: Alexandre Mermaz
Cinematographer: loic Evenou
Principal Cast: Vincent Joncquez, Véronique Dimicoli, Régis Iacono, Frédéric Broeckx
STEFFI LIKES THIS
Germany, 2012, 5 Minute Running Time
Language: German English Sub-Titles
In this amusing take on the perils of networking, Paul is a social media junkie and he cannot live without his smartphone. Steffi likes this…
DIRECTOR: Philipp Scholz
Editor: Philipp Scholz, Florian Gregor
Screenwriter: Philipp Scholz, Florian Gregor
Cinematographer: Philipp Scholz
Music: Micky Wolf
Principal Cast: Ole Jacobsen, Christopher Fliether, Rasmus Borowski, Verena Wolfien
VIENNA WAITS FOR YOU
After a bad break-up, Anna is eager to get settled in a new apartment. Unfortunately, she fails to read the fine print and learns too late that her new home feeds off the youth of its inhabitants, and she can’t escape unless she finds a replacement tenant.
DIRECTOR: Dominik Hartl
Producer: Diego Breit
Editor: Fabian Rüdisser
Screenwriter: Sarah Wassermair
Cinematographer: Magdalena Lauritsch
Music: Paul Gallister
Principal Cast: Petra Staduan, Alexander Fennon, Traute Furhner, Adele Neuhauser, Nikolaus Habjan
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