Avant-Garde: Off the Wall

Friday, February 8th, 2013

12:15 pm to 1:15 pm

Runtime: 58 minutes
Rated PG: Adult Themes, Disturbing Boxes, Hipster Scum

Pushing the boundaries of the art—films that are experimental, innovative, and against the grain.



3 minutes, 2012 Canada, USA (Student)
Directed by Michael Stevantoni
Contact: mstevantoni (at) gmail (dot) com

A young woman goes through daily life, eventually breaking the mold.


Happy Birthday

4 minutes, 2011, Switzerland
Directed by Kathrin Frey
Contact: frey_kathrin (at) yahoo (dot) com

A man goes out for a late night stroll and makes an unexpected find.


“A Fly in the Room”

5 minutes, 2012 (Student)
Directed by Joey Blackburn
Contact: blackburnjojo (at) gmail (dot) com

A writer is driven mad by a buzzing fly.



15 minutes, 2012
Directed by Chris Dolman
Contact: boxthemovie (at) gmail (dot) com

People craving intimacy suffer and succeed.



7 minutes, 2012 (Student)
Directed by Tarek Tohme
Contact: ttohme (at) usc (dot) edu

A young Moroccan teen yearns to move to America to seek his fortune.


“Showdown at the Hipster Saloon”

4 minutes, 2012 (Comedy)
Directed by Nardeep Khurmi
Contact: clt258 (at) gmail (dot) com

A classic Western bar brawl with plaid shirts, big glasses, and ironic facial hair.


“Edita Felix”

5 minutes, 2012 (Student)
Directed by Zac Wong
Contact: zwland (at) gmail (dot) com

A young ballet dancer crippled by an unknown fear prepares for an audition.


“Beyond the Deadend”

15 minutes, 2012, Iran
Directed by Pouria Heidary Oureh
Contact: pouriaheidaryoureh (at) yahoo (dot) com

A homeless vagabond becomes obsessed with a pair of shoes.