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Words by: Matthew McGuire
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The Sundance Film Festival has announced today that eight short films will be featured from the 2014 event on the road this year. International filmmakers will be able to share their work with audiences that might have not been able to catch the screenings at Sundance, but still want to experience the raw cinema experience. Watch and preview trailers for the eight films below with our preview article. Contact Mike Plante to book a show.
Rose McGowan, Frances Bodomo, Ben Berman and many more brave directors and producers have put their work up on display at art house theaters, museums, college theaters and general event spaces. This will mark the second year of the shorts touring program. The first-year program, featuring short films from the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, screened in 55 venues across 28 states, including an impressive five-week run at the IFC Center in New York. Filmmakers receive a percentage of box office proceeds. The traveling expedition is set to make its mark on 2014. Experience the punch of Sundance in your backyard with the 2014 Short Film Tour.
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Afronauts Written and directed by Frances Bodomo. USA, 12 minutes.
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The Cut Short Film Jury Award: International Fiction Written and directed by Geneviève Dulude-Decelles.
Dawn Directed by Rose McGowan, Written by M.A. Fortin, Joshua John Miller. USA, 17 minutes.
I Think This Is the Closest to How the Footage Looked Short Film Jury Award: Non-fiction Directed by Yuval Hameiri, Co-Director: Michal Vaknin. Israel, 9 minutes. .
I’m a Mitzvah Directed by Ben Berman, Written by Ben Berman, Josh Cohen. USA, 19 minutes.
Love. Love. Love. Short Film Special Jury Award: Non-fiction Directed by Sandhya Daisy Sundaram. Russia, 12 minutes. Every year, through the endless winters, her love takes new shapes and forms.
MeTube: August Sings Carmen “Habanera” Written and directed by Daniel Moshel. Austria, 5 minutes.
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Verbatim Directed by Brett Weiner, Screenwriter: Court Document. USA, 7 minutes.
Full program = 94 minutes