ByDesign 2023 In the In-Between: Short Film Program [Hybrid]
Mar. 17 at 9pm & Mar. 19 at 4pm
$14 General Admission
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Festival - ByDesign Festival 2023 [Hybrid]
With sumptuous colors, trippy visuals, and fourth-wall breaks, these shorts reimagine our built environments. As time warps and bits of the past bleed into the present, from Soviet buildings to Italian cinema, these films ricochet between nostalgia and haunting.
Films in the program:
(Manu Toro, Spain, 2022 6 min)
Poetics of the domestic formed with humor, magic and irony, articulating different moments of everyday life in a contemporary urban context.
Exterior Day (Esterno giorno)
(Giulia Magno, Italy, 2022, 8 min, in Italian with English subtitles) This film will not be included in the virtual program. Come to NWFF to watch it in person!
An architectural travelogue across Michelangelo Antonionis cinematic world.
Letters from the Middle Ground
(Vitika Agarwal, 7 min, in English)
An architectural response to the postcolonial concept of cultural hybridity through a syncretism of British and Indian cultures.
(Rennie Taylor, Canada, 2022, 3 min, in English)
When a building with a history of community, opportunity and creativity is slated for the chopping block, does it make a sound?
Three-Day Notice to Pay or Vacate
(Director: Rachael Lang, Poet: Chelsea Werner-Jatzke, US, 2023, 1 min, in English)
A flash fiction piece from Adventures in Property Management (Sibling rivalry Press, 2017) adapted into video poem with the help of artist and videographer Rachael Lang.
What Shall We Do With These Buildings? ( ?)
(Jonathan Ben-Shaul, Ukraine, 2022, 28 min, in Russian & Ukrainian with English subtitles)
A documentary-dance film that explores the legacy of Soviet architecture in Kharkiv, Ukraine.
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