Archives 2014

Films showing at the Magikal Charm Video and Film Festival, at the Anthology Film Archives,

32 2nd Avenue at 2nd Street, Manhattan,

February 26, 2014 

Program Wed. feb. 26th 2014

Hello, Goodbye (uSA R.T. 7:30) Dir. Jerry Sangiuliano
Hundreds of Heads..Hundreds of languages merge in universal communication.

Night Spirits (uSA R.T. 9:32) Dir. James knight
Nature vs. Dark Imaginings.At night we are influenced by the spirits outside
& the spirits inside.

Nobody loves fat g (uSA 10:05) Dir. Molly Kellogg
G, the icognito witch travels a path of terror seeking happiness, acceptance
& love

other wounds (usa 8:23) Dir. Richard Bailey
3 secular homilies on the wonder of childhood perceptions,the strange
landscape of life everlasting, & the violence of being human.

the sleep of reason (usa 13:12) Dir. Tim Halo
The “old Hag”, the succubus paralyzes the sleeper.the hermit’s lantern
illuminates the world of the shadow people.

shy stripes (usa 3:00) Dir. heejin jang
the visual aesthetics of analog tv broadcast are investigated by means of
digital glitch, a very different media culture surrounds the artist.

pillow girl (usa 8:00) dir. ronnie cramer
Originally a “sound-art” work ,audio files are remixed with visual
illustrations, morphing every 2 seconds.

normal (usa 5;07) dir. adrienne durazo
A character study of young woman attempting to understand her own moral
compass…should she have applied for that laboratory position?

Magik sity symphonie:prelude (usa 14:00) dir. stephen pamigoni
an introduction to the haunted & magikal world induced through a distinctly
american fever dream.

some entropy in your tea (u.K. 8:15) Dir. alex anikina
a lonely mind in an empty world. will memory of the past trigger madness in
the future?

invocations- 1 (india 4:38) Dir. seema kohil
the artist experiences the sacred shakta site & performs at the 64 yogini
temple at ranipur gharial, odisha.

bye-bye star-fizz (belgium 13:00) dir. charline branger
alice trips in(to) an urban wonderland. let the delirium carry you away.

threads (usa 14:00) dir. andrew barrera
an inside man convinces his friends to rob the mob. a clean getaway turns to
chaos; weaving a thread of chain reactions no-one could have imagined.

without words (usa 4:00) dir. oliver defilippo
a deeply intimate,yet wordless confession.

luis:hypnotic messenger (usa 7:40) dir.carole ricciardelli
chupa want your silver,chupa want your gold, chupa with the youngsta’..chupa
with the old……

harry smith of the guide:field recordings and a location
(usa 7 :00) dir. kaveh askari
archival plat maps,drawings,& sound help to locate the origins of the
visionary experimentalist’s field recordings along the puget sound.

why stop painting? (U.K. 15:00) Dir. Brian herczog
video art installation of a theatrical performance,where the audience comes
to realize they are a “vital Player’ in the exhibition.

Three poems (australia 12:47) jake houston harris
pride,arrogance,stubborness,weakness…negative aspects of the australian
psyche bore their way to the surface.

separation sonnet (usa 8:00) Dir. andressa furletti
the nature of relationship revealed through movement. inspired by the sonnet
of brazilian poet,playwright & composer Vincius de Moraes

end,end,end (usa 8:46) Dir. Jonathan rattner
a cinematic essay about the death of a loved one, the inability to make a
good cup of coffee and the desire to remember.

la Jealousie (france 3:00) Dir. christopher au-young
an interpretation of henri salvador’s poem..a young couple is visited by 2
strangers, the husband begins to suspect the wife is having an affair.

sinecdoque (spain 15:00) dir. ignacio f. rodo
life,love, joy & sorrow depicted on polaroid film, through the impossible

how i lost my wings (serbia 15:00) dir. ivan tasic
if you’ve taken my wings, then free me…how can i fly?

Orion Beach (usa 5:09) Dir. campbell logan
“come on a safari with me…” A Visually Stunning Masterwork