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Speed Cinema presents: 2022 Louisville Film Society Short Film Slam

May 12 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Louisville Film Society Short Film Slam
Various Directors


$12 / $8 Speed and Louisville 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 edition features a special jury prize of $500 for the best film of the slam.

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+


Esperanza’s Turn
Written, produced, and directed by Melissa Gregory Rue
12 minutes
A 12-year-old immigrant farm worker taps into her imagination to confront a bully at school.

Directed and edited by Shay McCleavy
8 minutes
Upon receiving a voicemail from his ex, a young man confronts his past and uncertain future.

The Visitor
Written, directed, and starring Mark Palgy
7 minutes
The Visitor is a modern story about finding yourself.

Anything You Want
Directed by Demi Gardner
7 minutes
Kiana wakes up from a dream-like state on stage with her band, The Sun Kings, where they perform at a sweetheart dance.

Breath Body Becoming
Directed, animated, and written by Beth Peloff
6 minutes
A woman takes stock of her life as her memories start to fade.

Directed by Roy Taylor
4 minutes
In a fiery dream a shapeshifting fox and a night watchman spark the transformation of a power company.

Friend of the Devil
Directed by Andrew Sellers and Charlie Pollard
7 minutes
This is a lively music video for a cover of a Grateful Dead song with Will Oldham and Tim Morton.

Directed by Isaac Harrison
12 minutes
A detective follows a lead on a missing woman but begins to suspect that there is more to the case than what’s on the surface.

Three Approaches
Directed by Ethan Osman and Carrie Neumayer
5 minutes
In this experimental animation, Ethan Osman and Carrie Neumayer explore the potential of chance in collaborations that combine dance and composition.

Of Metal
Directed by JohnBen Lacy and Mike Elsherif
7 minutes
A meditative portrait of metal artist Robert Brown as he contemplates the ephemeral harmony between art and life.

How I Choose to Spend the Remainder of My Birthing Years
Directed by Sarah Lasley
6 minutes
Blending personal narrative with a shared pop cultural experience, the artist manifests a long-held childhood fantasy set within the love scene from Dirty Dancing.

Cooke Crash
Directed, written, edited, and produced by Louis Corrons
12 minutes
Santa Claus loves cookies, but when the North Pole runs of their supply, can he handle the crisis or will he break?


May 12
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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