Jan. 23, 2002
|American Cinematheque Presents...
Compiled by Andrew P. Crane
Tickets available 30 days in advance.
SCHEDULE (by series)
SCHEDULE (by date)
Wednesday, January 23 7:30 PM
LAUGH IN THE NEW YEAR: COMEDY SHORTS!Philip Euling's "Laud Weiner" (4 min.) A spoof on the LA Times trailer ads starring David Hyde Pierce as the title character.". Eva Saks "Needle in a Haystack" (7 min.) Charming, musical romantic comedy that will make you swoon for NYC and old musicals. Stephanie Keatings "Petite Mort" ( 9 min.) A fifteen-year-old virgin, inspired by the Greek Goddess Artemis, chooses her sexual destiny in this dark, deft comedy. James Deans "Shrink" ( 16 min.) In this British smiler, neurotic Max seeks therapy when he meets his girlfeinds parents. Johannes Kiefers "Gregors Greatest Invention" ( 11 min.) Gregor develops a brilliant invention to help his beloved grandmother walk again. Donald Bulls "Dodgeball" ( 22 min.) A new employee climbs a ruthless companys rungs by facing a childhood fear many can relate to: Dodgeball! Mitchell Roses "Modern Daydreams: Unleashed & John Deere" ( 9 min.) Two of the four episodes of this series of Chaplinesque post-modern comedies involving classic music, love odes to a John Deere tractor and finding your inner-puppy. Daniel Bernsteins "The Cutting Room" ( 16 min.) Unique, funny look at where some of our stock, genre characters from beloved films and literature have gone to spend their endless days. Steve Sullivans "Heap of Trouble" ( 4 min.) Without giving away the punchline of this roarer, let us just say you will have a new song to sing as you leave the theatre. God love the Welsh!
Post-screening discussion with filmmakers Donald Bull ("Dodgeball"), Mitchell Rose ("Modern Daydreams") & Daniel Bernstein ("The Cutting Room").