Themes and Variations for the Naked Eye by Caitlin Horsmon Click to watch the film
6mm, color, optical sound; 11 minutes.
Themes and Variations for the Naked Eye borrows objects from the still life and transforms them through the use of the extreme close-up. A curious character evokes sensuality through touch, taking the audience through excavations of a series of bodies exploring the plastic potential of different subjectiles via confrontation with flesh and pulp.
Ahimsa, by Mark von Schlemmer Click to watch the film
trt = 8:30
Ahimsa is a Sanskrit word which means “ no harm” or “no violence”, but as a philosophy it means much more. It is the philosophy by which Ghandi led his life. In this film we journey to the Wilderness Ranch, a farm animal sanctuary in Loveland, Colorado, and meet people who describe their path to Ahimsa and how it affects every choice they make in their life- what to eat, what to wear, how to treat all life around them: choices that we all make and that, whether we realize it or not, affect this world in significant and profound ways.
317.1 by Mark von Schlemmer Click to watch the film
trt = 3:30
317.1 . . . numbers . . . and disturbing images normally hidden from view, but that take place billions of times each year – statistical numbers . . . they can mean anything or nothing. At your next meal, remember these numbers and decide what they mean to you and what they mean in the choices you make.
STORIES and POEMS
Chickens Came First by K.L. Barron
A Moment For the Animals by Parendie Birdie