Personal Poem about being 21 in San Francisco in 1986 during the AIDS pandemic. It takes the audience on emotional roller coaster from dread to power. Using overlays to cross two communes, Faries and My San Francisco life. This 2020 film is based on found footage of self-shot film from 1986, and found under my bed!
Part of the Matter of Kindness series of short films, “Motorbike Thief” tells a real life incident that happened to Michael Coffin when he discovered a stranger with his stolen bike. So enraged he confronts the assailant in no uncertain terms. Just when the situation is about to get out of hand, the anger turns empathetic and an unlikely friendship develops.
He has shot his camera thousands of times and yet he has never taken a picture. An element of the disruption changes all and he begins to see for the first time, to have a look in his eyes… Finally he will make his first picture: Take it!
Written and directed by Txemi Pejenaute, was filmed during the film direction workshop given by the Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi in Navarra (Spain) in June 2019.
“Godspeed” is a story about a mother saying goodbye to her son at the airport. The son wants a hug, but the reserved mother is reluctant to do so. The seemingly small conflict between the two is amplified by the close-ups of their faces, visualizing the weight of struggle each of them is experiencing.
A long abandoned animated project comes to life to antagonize the artist into completing it.