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Friday, August 29 • 10:00am - 11:30am
Shorts Block 6: Flow

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10 min -- “FLEDGED” by Megan-Paige Hausner: FLEDGED documents five Pacific Northwest falconers with their birds through their daily life and activities. The falconers range from someone that does falconry as a hobby, to a falcon breeder, and to a bird abatement team.

17 min -- “The Game Changer” by Indrani Kopal: Every Sunday afternoon for the last seven years, Susan Slotnick has driven an hour up the mountains to the Woodbourne Correctional Facility, a medium security prison for men, to teach modern dance. The lives of men whom she touched have never been the same since. This is her story.

15 min -- “Never Again This Flower” by Hugo Obregon Goyarroia: Upon discovering that his friend is dead, Hou wanders around the streets that were once the setting of his relationship with him. He is grieving and the metropolis, Hong Kong, resonates within him in a special way.

13 min -- “Somebody's Mother” by Mandy Fabian: Maggie is perfectly fine with the fact that her mother, Alice, has started dating again. A lot. In front of her. And in front of her two small children. But when Alice springs her latest boy-toy on the family Christmas morning, Maggie's most wonderful time of the year turns into her worst nightmare, and she's left to wonder: who is the mother here?

12 min -- “The Hero Pose” by Mischa Jakupcak: The Hero Pose is a short film about Mia and her father, Joe, who is trying to sell a car that doesn’t run.  As the afternoon progresses, Mia and Joe uncover a lot about their relationship and end up connecting with one another in an unusual way.

04 min -- “PROXIMITY” by Joshua Cox: Proximity is a romantic crime drama in an unusual setting -- an elderly woman's living room. Her collection of ceramic statues have a life of their own. Two figures explore the depths of love and betrayal. Proximity illustrates how spatial relativity shapes our interactions with the world and people around us. Closeness can create the illusion of an unspoken bond, but when challenged by desire it can be turned on its head and shatter reality. (Animation)

10 min -- “GUSTAF” by Yann Caloghiris: Gustaf is a quiet, submissive husband. He has been out of work because of what he calls, 'his condition'. His only point of contact with the outside world is the launderette he visits regularly. This changes when he has a bizarre hallucination. As he begins to draw a connection between the pieces of the puzzle, visions grow in intensity until the truth finally reveals itself.

11 min -- “Chimera” by Luka Pascalicchio:  In apocalyptic world, Allen, a man with a free will measuring machine, is determined to find someone who can score over 8%.  His sister brings in a mentally challenged patient. Allen understands only the insane can display true free will, and when people from outside are about to break in, he has to go down the rabbit hole in order to find existence. Maybe being free simply means being crazy.




Hugo Obregon and Manuel Alvarez Diestro

Manuel Álvarez-Diestro (1972) is a Spanish visual artist. He holds an Art History degree from Boston University, Massachusetts, and in his work he explores city landscapes around the world with the objective of revitalizing our visual appreciation of the contemporary city through... Read More →

Indrani Kopal

Director, “The Game Changer”
I’m a Malaysian-Indian filmmaker from Kuala Lumpur. I’m former video journalist, and completed my Bachelor in Multimedia Communication. Three month after joining Malaysiakini, an online news portal in Malaysia as a video journalist in December 2006, I produced a video on temple... Read More →

Joshua Cox

Joshua Cox is an award-winning director, graphic designer, animator, filmmaker, and producer with a passion for developing stylistic themes into compelling stories. Joshua utilizes his background in painting and design to craft tangible, believable realities which he injects with... Read More →

Luka Pascalicchio

Director, “Chimera”
Luka Pascalicchio was born in Switzerland, on Lake Geneva.  He spent his first 15 years there, then moved to Tennessee, in the USA, for boarding school. At that time he’d already been making short personal films for 3 years. He has made more than 60 personal shorts. He returned... Read More →

Mandy Fabian

After graduating with a film degree from Vassar College, Mandy set up shop in New York City, writing the well-received film Tour of Pain & sketch comedy show "The Mecky Stecky Show" while performing and writing with the comedy group The Pocket Subversives, the Upright Citizens Brigade... Read More →

Megan-Paige Hausner

Director/Producer, “FLEDGED”
Megan-Paige Hausner was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan. She currently resides in Portland, Oregon. MP has directed several short documentaries with subjects varying from musicians, artists, impersonators, puppeteers, and most recently falconers. Megan-Paige graduated from the... Read More →

Mischa Jakupcak

Director, “The Hero Pose”

Yann Caloghiris

Yann Caloghiris was born in Toulon, France, but spent his early years moving as a family every couple years around Europe (mostly France, Switzerland, Luxembourg and the UK).  He studied Media (including film) and Digital Media in the UK, and made a couple shorts at University, but... Read More →

Friday August 29, 2014 10:00am - 11:30am PDT
Living Room Theater 341 SW 10th Ave, Portland, OR 97205

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