Sun, Jan 22|
"Cocteau Land" Shorts Program
a Film Maudit 2.0 presentation
Time & Location
Jan 22, 8:15 PM – 10:15 PM
Highways, 1651 18th St, Santa Monica, CA 90404, USA
About The Event
THIS PROGRAM FEATURES THE FOLLOWING FILMS:
Eyes and Horns
Dir. Chaerin Im Germany/South Korea/USA
Inspired by Picasso’s “Vollard Suite,” the transformation of the over masculine Minotaur leads to the destruction of boundaries between the sexes.
Dir. Virginia Luna Montgomery
A surreal, live-action dreamscape of ocular symbols, echoing sounds, and swirling logic, the film investigates philosophical themes of materiality, metamorphosis, and “atomic consciousness” through gesture, texture, and intimacy.
Dafne Is Gone
Dir. Julie Gun
A dreamlike and intangible performance, seen through the fears, anxieties, and obsessions of director Gun, who also plays the lead role.
Dir. Jean M. Loerbroks Colombia
“You, hunter behind clouds! Struck down by your lightning, your sarcastic eye, glaring at me out of the dark! So I lie, writhing, twisted, tormented by all the eternal afflictions, struck by you, cruelest hunter, you, unknown god…”
Disease of Trees
Dir. Didac Gimeno Spain
During a cosmic event, a tree transmits a strange disease to a girl. Both organisms are linked by a mysterious bond through time until the moment of their death.
La Belle et La Bête
Dir. Mathieu Morel
Tonight’s program has been designed by and for adults who haven’t lost touch with their inner child. An eternal story, the tale of Belle-Rose aka “Beauty and the Beast.” Warning: some images may offend homophobic sensibilities.