SF DocFest: SHORTS 2 ART IS THE ALTERNATIVE
First show: June 02
A collection of outlier artists. Featuring punishingly beautiful bones, Queer fat photography, an infamous street installation, a Butoh music video, a mysterious artifact investigation, and a tuba success story.
Bodies Like Oceans (13min) Dir. Kat Cory
A dreamy portrait of photographer Shoog McDaniel, a self-described queer fat freak, whose work with fat bodies in nature transgresses reality.
Bones (4min) Dir. Paul Burke
An artist carves a piece of marble and contemplates the personal cost of bringing his work to life.
Butoh Dance – Conan Amok (5min) Dir. James Latimer
A journey through the character and mind of Conan Amok, a contemporary Butoh dancer who takes his traditional Japanese art and personal philosophy onto the neon and gritty streets of Shibuya, Tokyo.
For Your Consideration (20min) Dir. Patrick Green
A pop culture provocateur and Naked Trump sculptor team up to take down Harvey Weinstein, creating a statue of the disgraced movie producer that goes viral and incites further conversation.
Love Letters to Death (15min) Dir. Simon Ray
A personal, poetical journey reflecting on mystery and mortality as a response to the encounter with a mysterious collection of tiny wooden coffins discovered in a cave on an extinct volcano in Edinburgh 200 years ago.
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