magikalcharm’s experimental
                     video festival  2015
            anthology film archives..nyc
                         feb. 25th & 26th
                prosecco reception 7:30 pm
                         screenings 8-11 pm 
          
             opening night.......wed feb.25th...

the emotional dimensions of the james river
dir. michelle marquez..usa...correlating a 
mathematical parameter (fractal dimension) of music & visual Imagery creates a unique experience of time perception & emotional vibration... (***the conceptualist is 15 y.o.)

september sketchbook.... dir. ronnie cramer usa 
5400 pen & paper drawings compose this surrealistic expression of the diverse yet unifying elements among world cultures.

neue wilde ...dir. alexander nadgrebednyi...
russian fed.  the director’s faust...his neighbor
charles bukowski...

the belief...dir. amir vahedi...iran..you’ve
got to believe in  something..but where will that belief take you?

aleph...dir. alexandra anikina...uk/russian fed
aleph embarks on a voyage to the origins of consciousness...Are the redefinitions of language,sanity & love possible?

the roar...dir.monish gangwani..usa
“addicted to misery”,a young man reflects,then summons the courage to follow his authentic voice.

corazon salvaje...dir. andrew keating...usa
animated meditation on the “comedy” between 
body & mind.

incognito witch...dir. mollie kellogg...usa..Is she wrong to want what she doesn’t have? through  the psychomagikal process of creation the incognito witch is now free!!!

evolution and devolution...dir. k. andrew murphy...usa..hallucination, stop the motion, imagination, expanding---contracting..

rose..dir.zack inglis..australia..She’s been imprisoned and promised to an elder.. Why?suddenly freed....rose...


why stop painting? dir. brian herczog uk/usa
a video installation of a theatrical performance. the audience comes to realize they are a “vital player” in the exhibition.



                        intermission


secrets, dreams, faith & wonder..
dir. steven travis pope..usa...a ritual of gratitude..a timeless structure celebrated throughout the ages...across cultures & religions.

cafe...dir. norman magden...usa ...an infamous mythical figure...an extraordinary performance at a cafe for the undead.

dark nebula..dir. craig oty..usa the cosmic dancer summoned...then dispersed..

phantom love...dir. tim halo..usa from the san francisco bay..ontogeny conjures a vision of old world faith colliding with the nihilism & chaos of modernity...

g-14...dir. harlan doolittle...usa..inspiration drawn from keith haring & karen aqua.
g-14 combines dance, cgi,& commercial  filmmaking..Bombarding the senses thru an imagik stream of consciousness.

thru the mists of time. dir.carole ricciardelli.usa....“interpreter of dreams answer..tell...do we descend from heaven...ascend from hell?”

listen..dir. monteith mccallum...usa...
bouncing signals off the moon..shortwave...
electronic poetry...

sinecdoque...dir.ignacio f rodo...spain
life,love,joy & Sorrow depicted  on polaroid film,through the impossible project



                       thursday eve. feb.26



bootstrapped...dir.tony grisoni...uk...the tintype gallery transformed into film set...a paradoxical loop ....time travel...where,when,
by whom?

majik sity simphonie: prelude...
dir.stephen pamigoni...usa... an introduction to a haunted & majikal world induced thru a “distinctly american” fever dream.

the ungrounding...dir. amia yokoyama..usa
visions of infinity....shape shifters evoked in the mojave...

3 poems...dir. jake houston harris...australia..
pride,arrogance stubborness, weakness..negative aspects of the australian psyche bore their way to the surface.

junk girl...Mohammed zaire..iran...an homage to the work of tim burton...with a twist...

how i lost my wings...Ivan  tasic...serbia...
if you’ve taken my wings then free me...how can i fly?

the tourist...umut hanioglu...turkey... economic collapse...you become a tourist on the outside..looking in at your own society...

decompression chamber...dir. angus mcmaster
canada...an encounter with a woman at a strange house of entertainment...



                      intermission


color study..dir. steven mcguire..usa...
kandinsky painting on mini-dv film...
the witches of the sun accompany the artist.

threads...dir. andrew barrera...usa
an inside man convinces his friends to rob the mob...a clean getaway turns chaotic..a chain reaction set in motion...no one could’ve imagined..

licht...dir. charly wenzel..usa...a “west side” story..the hope for increased awareness of the possibility for harmony among all people. 3 dancers “lichter” than air on the highline.

interzone...dir. benjamin poumey..france/switzerland... an interzone is a space both mental & physical...an enigma...

history of women...dir. darian stansbury..usa..
a secret society of women experience mystikal sensations during their menstrual cycles.


of the earth...dir. jessica kingdon...usa...the
everyday life of a woman comes undone at night... do household items take on a life of their own?



signals..dir. shayna connelly...usa...spectres
haunt our daily rituals...are we too absorbed in the monotony of motion to notice?


displacements..dir. manuel alvarez diestro...
uk...in hong kong, the world of the living coexists with the one of the dead. inhabitants move from place to place..waiting for final displacement.

bobo’s wake...dir. bryan pike..australia...bobo the scoundrel clown is dead....say a prayer..

the life you live....the lives you dream...mc in collaboration with jupiter productions & jack milton...usa...zanoni...the mystic man journeys thru the “old west” in search of the key to understanding the dream wheel...

*****program(s) may be modified...