Screening: Chicagoland Shorts Vol. 4

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Full Spectrum Features premieres their annual collection of Chicago-made short movies, Chicagoland Shorts Vol.4, in the Edlis Neeson Theater. Full Spectrum Features builds diversity in the media arts by producing, exhibiting, and supporting the work of women, LGBTQ, and minority filmmakers. This year’s program includes recent works by Benjamin Buxton, Shayna Connelly, Janaya Greene, Laura Harrison, Elisabeth Hogeman, Hannah Kim, Seith Mann, Frédéric Moffet, Dena Springer, and Latham Zearfoss.

Program

  • The Lingerie Show by Laura Harrison

Drug-addict Lorraine and her boyfriend Caesar are having a nightmarish 24 hours until Lorraine calls up her sister, CiCi, for help.

  • The Magic Hedge by Frederic Moffet

The Magic Hedge explores a bird sanctuary located on a former Cold War Nike missile site on the north side of Chicago.

  • Solar Pulse by Dena Springer

Solar Pulse is an experimental film that abstracts images from real life with modular synthesizers.

  • 4 Things to Remember by Hannah Kim

An unreliable voice(s) travels through association and uncertainty, struggling to remember details of their childhood and events unfolding around them.

Every Ghost Has An Orchestra by Shayna Connelly

Paranormal researcher and experimental composer Michael Esposito straddles the line between spiritual and material, asking the audience to reflect on our purpose and legacy and what our actions say about who we are.

  • And You The Bell by Elisabeth Hogeman

A woman carries out elements of a daily routine, moving back and forth between habit, memory, and

hallucination.

  • Something to Move In by Latham Zearfoss

This musical manifesto remixes late 1960s political dialogue with modern dance to resuscitate a bygone revolutionary thrust.

  • Veracity Written by Janaya Greene and directed by Seith Mann

A popular African American student, Olivia is outed by her friends after she acts on feelings for a new girl at her high school.

  • On the Rink by Benjamin Buxton

There’s nothing like a good skate.