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Bay Area underground auteur Waylon Bacon will be debuting his latest magnum opus, Help Wanted, at the 19th annual Berkeley Video and Film Festival. The 20-minute short film will be preceded by three of Bacon’s earlier, shorter works: Poster Boy, Bob and My Worst Nightmare.
Plus: Advance buzz on Help Wanted has been so intense that a second screening has been added for Monday, Sept. 27 at 9:00 p.m. at the Revolution Cafe in San Francisco’s Mission District. If you’re in the Bay Area, make it to one screening or go to both!
Help Wanted follows a young man on an interview for what appears to be the worst job of all time. While the details of that job are being kept secret, let’s just say it involves a warehouse and dead bodies. »
The 16th annual San Antonio Film Festival, which runs June 23-27, is truly a great combination of celebrating local talent and international cinema, screening films produced in Texas to ones produced in Europe, South America and the Middle East.
There’s also a distinct flavor of socially aware fictional narratives and documentaries, including films about Tibetan refugees, migrant workers, the 2008 Presidential election, alcoholism and genocide. But, that’s not to say the fest is a totally serious affair as there’s also several genre films about the World Cup, sheep rustlers, dancers, crooks and other ne’er-do-wells. It looks like a fun mix.
The full lineup of films is below. The way the festival runs is that films screen in blocks in three different theaters. A “block” of films will generally contain a feature or two (feature = film that is 50 mins. or more), plus several shorts. In the lineup I have up, »
- Mike Everleth
2 items from 2010
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