AWARD WINNING SHORT FILM PROGRAM

Sherwood Auditorium, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

TUESDAY, JANUARY 29

Field Trip to Sherwood Auditorium, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego

4:30PM OR 7:30PM (You Pick!)

In Association with the Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego

The CINEMA SOCIETY OF SAN DIEGO

Presents

AN EVENING OF AWARD WINNING SHORT FILMS

Film Lineup Selected from the Following (in alphabetical order):

Abiogenesis (New Zealand, 4 min)

A strange mechanical device lands on a bleak and desolate world and enacts a startling transformation.

Asad (South Africa, 16 min)

A young Somali boy clings to his dream of one day becoming a fisherman.

The Basketball Game (Canada, 5 min)

An autobiographical animated tale exploring how mindless prejudices a child confronts can be overcome through the act of confronting one's fears.

Mr. Christmas (USA, 15 min)

Bruce Mertz literally lights up the lives of those around him when every holiday season he transforms his house into a beacon with 50,000 colorful lights - and himself into Mr. Christmas.

Saturday Girls (France, 15 min)

Eva wakes up alone after a great night with a great new guy and finds his little brother, who explains she's expected to be his baby-sitter for the day.

Shanghai Love Market (China, 9 min)

The parents of a happy but single young man still living at home decide it's time for him to marry - so they make their way to Shanghai's Love Market with all the marketing and promotional tools they can muster.

The Station Master (United Kingdom, 21 min)

A lonely station master at a remote, rural outpost encounters a woman stranded overnight at his station.

Talking Dog For Sale, 10 Euros (France, 8 min)

When a man sees a curious advertisement for a talking dog for sale cheap, he pursues the offer with natural skepticism.

What You Looking At?! (United Kingdom, 9 min)

When the power goes out, a young Muslim woman in a Burkha finds herself trapped in an elevator with a flamboyant drag queen.

PLEASE NOTE: You may choose either the 4:30pm start time OR the 7:30pm start time (no need to inform the Cinema Society office of your selection)

Sherwood Auditorium, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego

700 Prospect Street, La Jolla

858-454-3541

Film Titles and Order Subject to Change

Special Thanks to Cinema Society members Mark & Claudia Title, Beth Friedenberg and Elliott Estrine for their assistance with tonight's program.

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