Louisville Film Society Short Film Slam
$12 / $8 Speed and Lousivlle Film Society members
Co-presented by the Louisville Film Society, local filmmakers will present short works of fifteen minutes or less followed by questions and comments from the audience.
This twice-yearly program offers a great opportunity to view works by established and emerging filmmakers from the region. Running time: approximately 90 minutes. Recommended for 16+
Works to be screened include:
Kiah Celeste—A Glass Breakfast Interview
Directed by Ian Carstens
Curator/filmmaker Ian Carstens conducts a conversational interview with artist Kiah Celeste for Glass Breakfast Gallery. 13 minutes.
Ahmir & Kojey
Directed by J Fitzgerald Pickens
While returning a lost journal, a forgettable young man uncovers his own sexuality and summons the courage to tell his father. 13 minutes.
Directed by Zac Cooper
A man copes with his loneliness by befriending a piñata. 6 minutes.
In These Times
Directed by Remington Smith
Shot on 16mm and digital cameras in the summer of 2020, this dialogue-free short documentary reveals the personal and public experiences of Louisville, KY’s battle with the coronavirus and police brutality in the wake of Breonna Taylor’s killing by the LMPD. 3 minutes.
Prokofiev on the Ohio: Cinderella’s Dream
Directed by Richard Van Kleeck
If Cinderella somehow had a dream about the Ohio River, it might have looked something like this. As the director observed the movement of various boats, barges and birds on the river, the grace, beauty, and athleticism of ballet always came to mind. A fantasy world filled with motion on the water. 4 minutes.
I Remember Dancing
Directed by Ethan Osman
In this collaborative piece the director instructed a composer, musician, dancer to separately create layers of performance for a film. Ethan then animated a section based on one layer of music and merged all layers together to create this film. Made in quarantine between March 2020-December 2020. Created with Carrie Neumayer, Clayton Ray, and Ashley Thursby. 3 minutes.
Jerry Green and Friends
Directed by Rebekah Dow
Local musician and nightclub owner Jerry Green reflects on over 20 years in the music business and observes his interpretation of success. 11 minutes.
Directed by Irenka Style
A mysterious creature is drifting on a boat. Al’ora embarked on a turbulent and emotional lonely journey. Along the way, she is confronted with the elements that dim her light and sweep her off her feet. Will she get through? Dreamland is Al’ora’s journey across the Ocean of Hope. 5 minutes.