HS-08. Short Films 4

All That I Had

USA, Short Documentary, 2016, 9 min

Colorado Premiere

Filmed entirely in Boulder County, this film is the true story of a young skater who was forced to grow up too soon. Directed by Ryan Ross

Nocturne in Black

Lebanon/USA, Short Film, 2016, 23 min

Boulder Premiere

Winner of the Gold Medal at the Student Academy Awards. In a war-ravaged Middle Eastern neighborhood, a musician struggles to re- build his piano after it is destroyed by terrorists. Based on a true story, the director says his film is meant to signal hope and transcendence through the arts. Says director Jimmy Keyrouz: “In a topsy-turvy world plagued with religious extremism, sectarian strife and myriad other problems, our hope is that art—cinema, music, etc.—can fight the scourge of fanaticism.” SUBTITLED Directed by Jimmy Keyrouz

5 Films About Technology

USA, Short Film, 2016, 4 min

Colorado Premiere

Five very short films about the dumber side of technology. Directed by Peter Huang

Brillo Box (3¢ off)

USA, Short Documentary, 2016, 40 min

Boulder Premiere

In 1969, Skyler’s parents bought an Andy Warhol Brillo Box for $1,000. Forty years later, in 2010, the same sculpture sold for $3 million at a record-breaking Christie’s auction. Blending pop art history with personal narrative, Brillo Box (3¢ off) follows this Andy Warhol sculpture as it makes its way from a New York family’s living room to the global art market. The film explores the ephemeral nature of art and value, and the decisions that shape family history. An HBO documentary film. Directed by Lisanne Skyler

Edges

USA, Short Documentary, 2016, 9 min

Boulder Premiere

Yvonne learned to skate on a lake in Colorado as a young girl, and rose to fame as an international performer in the Ice Capades. She continued to skate in competitions (until age 90) even after some major health challenges. Edges is a celebration of a life well lived. Directed by Katie Stjernholm and Jonathan Hiller

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