SU16: Sound Unseen Shorts Program

  • McNally Smith College of Music 19 East Exchange Street Saint Paul, MN, 55101 United States

This film is an official selection of the Sound Unseen 16 Film & Music Festival.

Date: Sun. Nov. 15, 2015
Time: 3:15pm
Venue: McNally Smith College of Music
Price: FREE

Once again, we’re happy to present the Shorts Program FREE of charge. The program will feature music videos, live concert footage, and short documentaries by filmmakers from all over the world. Visiting filmmakers will be in attendance after the screening. Runtime: 79 min.

FILM PROGRAM:

Fractures - “It’s Alright” | MN Premiere
A man returns to a place he once called home. Nature and decay have taken over but the memories are still strong. He brings life back to Pripyat, Chernobyl - hoping to capture how it was and how it could have been. 

Directed by: Matthew Chuang
Country: Australia
Year: 2014
Runtime: 4:22

Jaduda - “Red” | MN Premiere
A wedding photo captures the love for a short moment, a strange moment that might last an eternity.

Directed by: Maida Hals
Country: Norway
Year: 2015
Runtime: 4:04

Nora Konstanse - “Wonder” | MN Premiere
Two young friends head out on an adventurous journey. It's a look back to the memories as a child, to a world filled with endless possibilities.

Directed by: Jørgen Nordby
Country: Norway
Year: 2014
Runtime: 4:50

Larry Pierce - “Peter On Your Mind” | MN Premiere
In the debut music video for Larry Pierce, the raunchiest country music singer in America, Larry is forced to confront a cheating wife, his painful memories, and every country music video cliche known to man.

Directed by: Joe Picket
Country: USA
Year: 2014
Runtime: 3:05

Dessa - “Sound The Bells” | World Premiere
Filmed in Mexico on the Yucatan Peninsula and at the Underwater Museum this music video is a surreal visual journey.

Directed by: Daniel Cummings
Country: USA
Year: 2015
Runtime: 4:24

Black Lips - “Bone Marrow” | US Premiere
This is a live super 8 music video shot in Nashville at Exit/In during Freakin Weekend IV (March 8 2013) by Sally Cinnamon. Sally makes music videos by shooting with cameras that are either smuggled in, confiscated, or tolerated, at shows that never would have been preserved on film otherwise.

Directed by: Sally Cinnamon
Country: Canada
Year: 2013
Runtime: 2:53

The Kills - “London Hates You” | US Premiere
This is a live super 8 music video shot in NYC at Pier 63 on August 18 2012 by Sally Cinnamon. Sally makes music videos by shooting with cameras that are either smuggled in, confiscated, or tolerated, at shows that never would have been preserved on film otherwise.

Directed by: Sally Cinnamon
Country: Canada
Year: 2013
Runtime: 3:33

The White House Overture | MN Premiere
Montreal born Benoit Glazer is a trumpet player, arranger, and a conductor for Cirque du Soleil, La Nouba, in Orlando, Florida. His love for music runs very deep. In 2007 he and his wife built a concert hall in their house to share a unique experience of music and art with everyone. They've hosted over 400 concerts, with musicians from 24 countries.

Directed by: Steve Radley
Country: USA
Year: 2014
Runtime: 34:58

The Blue Danes - “Hurricane” | MN Premiere
A lyrical tale of love that explores memory and features two Joffrey Ballet dancers.

Directed by: Jason Knade
Country: USA
Year: 2015
Runtime: 5:35

Big Black Delta - “Huggin & Kissin” | MN Premiere
Loosely inspired by the stories of Ray Bradbury, this intentionally ambiguous narrative features an astronaut traversing Mars, a strange cat, a beautiful woman, decades of memories, and an undersea battle.

Directed by: Adam Osgood
Country: USA
Year: 2014
Runtime: 4:21

Moving Yerevan | MN Premiere
Yerevan is one of the world's oldest continuously inhabited cities. The history of it's people simply measured in millennia. Moving Yerevan is an emotive response to the meeting of 47 dancers and the metropolis.

Directed by: Jevan Chowdhury
Country: UK
Year: 2014
Runtime: 7:34

A Chickrock Diary | World Premiere | *Screening with Revolution Riot Grrrl StyleRockumentary about the Dutch all girl rockband ’s PS1S. The girls pick up their instruments again after four years, as they share their adventures during bandlife.

Directed by: Marleen Irani
Country: Netherlands
Year: 2015
Runtime: 5:00