Now in its 11th year, the European Short Film Festival at MIT offers a unique selection of recent short films from all over Europe – most of them screened for the first time in the US. Whether it’s ground-breaking cinematic experiments, unconventional comedies, imaginative animation, original documentaries or tense dramas, it’s all part of the wide-ranging programming for the ESFF’s much-anticipated weekend with screenings on Friday, September 25th at 7:00 pm and Saturday at 7:00 pm. Part of Saturday’s program is dedicated to experimental films.
All the screenings will be held in Room 10-250 on the MIT campus (please click on link for exact location). FREE and open to the public. More information and the full program can be found on the festival’s official website.
Made in Switzerland
This year’s European Short Film Festival features two Swiss films:
Von Faltbooten und Heringen (Sparrows And Snorkels)
by Elena Brotschi, Switzerland, October 2014, Fiction, 15 min.
Opening Film on Friday, September 25, 2015 – 7 PM
Abstract: Ivan meets Paolo, little Jonas meets Ida, another Jonas meets Sandra and Annina meets Jonas – in July, at a campsite by a river.
Watch the trailer and learn more here
A Place I’ve Never Been
by Adrian Flury, Switzerland, January 2015, Experimental, 5 min.
Opening Film on Saturday, September 26, 2015 – 7 PM
Abstract: By sourcing multiple digital images of the same place from different archives, this experiment in film makes use of frame by frame montage to discover hidden forms, patterns and references thereby giving new meaning to the prevailing redundancy of these pictures.
Learn more here