GUFF SHORTS SESSION 1

GUFF SHORTS SESSION 1

 

 

Drama | 1h 26m 

GUFF21 Official Selection | 1x World Premiere 6x Australian Premiere 1x Victorian Premiere

Screening from 9-17 July 2021

This is a wonderful collection of underground films ranging from Black Comedy to Experimental.

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MAPS

MAPS

 

Director: Alex Barrera | 6m 32s  | Australian Premiere | Experimental | 2020 

Country: Spain |  Language: English

A man and a woman confront the terror of Alzheimer's, facing the abyss of forgetting their lives, their loved ones, their identity..

FIVE MINUTES

FIVE MINUTES

 

Director: Genesis Lence Valverder |  7m | Sci-fi, Drama | World Premiere |  2021 

Country: Spain |  Language: English

Aïda and Serai are experiencing the consequences of the wear and tear of the planet, the privatization of basic resources such as water, oxygen and soil; the distortion of the rule of law and the potential extinction of the human being as species. One thing is certain, the Earth can continue its existence without us, but we cannot exist without the earth. This is has already happened, we are living in a countdown, where the end has begun, where the planet has decided to leave us behind and get rid of

METUBE3

ME TUBE 3: AUGUST SINGS UNA FURTIVA LAGRIMA

 

Director: Daniel Moshel | 10m | Australia Premiere | Sci-fi, Dramal |  2020 

Country: Austria | Language: No Dialogue

This time the intergalactic music nerds August and Elfi conquer the opera stage and orchestrate their final adventure in an opulent manner.

LET THE WORLD GO ON SLEEPING

LET THE WORLD GO ON SLEEPING 

 

Director: Michael Charles Slavich | 11m 31s | Australian Premiere | Experimental, Drama | 2020

Country: USA |  Language: English

Depicting a vision, Let the World go on Sleeping grounds us in an unfamiliar dream. Greeted by a chain of mothers and fathers, a man must make peace with his world in order to save it.

LOVE BLOOD PAIN

LOVE BLOOD PAIN

 

Director: Magnum Borini | 3m | Australian Premiere | LGBT, Drama | 2020

Country: Brazil |  Language: Portuguese

A mysterious photographer wanders through the São Paulo nightlife, in search for another subject for her work. An unusual encounter will lead to a mix of feelings and sensations.

Anoxia

ANOXIA

 

Director: Alex Linder | 4m 58s | Victoria Premiere | Experimental |  2020 

Country: Australia |  Language: English 

Written, narrated and acted by a victim of recurring Sleep Paralysis, a young woman relives her worst experiences with the murky phenomenon. Set over the course of five minutes, she descends deeper into the recesses of her mind. By the end, we realise that this isn't the first - or only time - this will happen.

Agender

AGENDER

 

Director: Susan Earl | 6m 36s | Sci-Fi, Comedy, LGBTQI |  2020 

Country: Australia |  Language: English 

A thuggy criminal swaps life in prison for a new body.

THE DREAMING DAY

THE DREAMING DAY

 

Director: Samuel Exton | 20m 44s | Drama |  2020 

Country: Australia |  Language: English 

After doing LSD together, a group of friends find themselves in a different reality where they are confronted with their own existentialisms. As they delve deeper into different landscapes they're forced to overcome their problems and grow or be overwhelmed and languish.

DREAMS ARE FABRICATED

DREAMS ARE FABRICATED

 

Directors: Meg Case, Brad Porter |  2m 45s | Experimental |  Australian Premiere | 2021 

Country: USA |  Language: English

A commercial hype reel shredding the magic of the mechanism by which the dominant myth defends itself from deconstruction through the fabrication of dreams while simultaneously reproducing itself, duplicating, spreading, feeding, and manifesting into a structured ideology; this is a stretching of these ingredients across a digital canvas.

Berlin Transport Loop STRESOW STATION

BERLIN TRANSPORT LOOP: STRESOW STATION

 

Director: Jeffrey Moser | 5m 30s | Experimental | Australian Premiere | 2020 

Country: USA |  Language: No Dialogue

An experimental film that explores the visual architecture of the moving image. Filmed from a moving train on the Berlin Ring Bahn Transit System, the video frames of the passing scenery are scaled down, sequenced and arranged on the screen as a curling ribbon— which reveals a temporal view of the graffiti covered landscape.