for immediate release
The Journal of Short Film releases Volume 15
(June 30, 2009) The Journal of Short Film released Volume 15 today. The JSF is a quarterly DVD that, to date, has published over 150 filmmakers from over a dozen countries.
Volume 15 includes a head-spinning variety of experimental, documentary, narrative, and animated work. The collection traverses territory from Guyana to Hiroshima and from young romance to gritty survival.
Here is the complete list:
1. CHIQUITITA AND THE SOFT ESCAPE – Michael Robinson (2003, 10:00) Twin attempts at structuring images of home and loved ones suffer a gentle breakdown in the face of the romantic. 2. HYACINTHE – Lydia Moyer (2008, 7:48) A poetic investigation into the invisibility of loss as it plays out on the landscape of an infamous tragedy. 3. BULB IN THE HEAD – Melika Bass (2006, 5:00) An earthen fairy tale. A feast for the living. 4. A PASTRY SHOP AND A RAINY STREET – Bruce McKaig (2006, 3:00) An investigational film silently observing a woman and a city as they morph in and out of each other. 5. DIGITAL UNDERPANTS – Matt Meindl (2008, 1:30) A manic collage of teenage love notes and exploding hearts. 6. RECYCLE – Vasco Lucas Nunes and Ondi Timoner (2006, 6:00) Media That Matters presents: A portrait of a day in the life of Miguel Diaz in the hilly Los Angeles neighborhood of Echo Park. 7. 200,000 PHANTOMS – Jean-Gabriel Périot (2007, 10:00) Hiroshima’s 20th century history is charted through 600 photographs of the Genbaku Dome.
The Journal continues to have a free and open submissions process. Submissions should be sent to The JSF, PO Box 8217, Columbus, OH 43201, USA. The Journal remains ad-free and committed to independent and underrepresented work.
Contact: Karl Mechem, publisher, The Journal of Short Film, contact (at) theJSF.org.