TUESDAY, JANUARY 26
Field Trip to Sherwood Auditorium, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego
4:30PM OR 7:30PM (You Pick!)
The Cinema Society of San Diego
AN EVENING OF AWARD WINNING SHORT FILMS
Film Lineup Selected from the Following (in alphabetical order):
ALBERTINE (French-Belgium, 20 min): Thinking that her life Is all but over, Albertine spends all her time at other people's funerals or in her apartment, planning her own. Then one fateful evening, a knock at her door opens her world to a whole new beginning.
BILLY THE KID (United Kingdom, 16 min): Billy is an English teenager who lives by the cowboy code and dressed the part. On his first day at a new school he must overcome both everyday bullying and some very unexpected outlaws.
FLASH (Spain, 7 min): When a lonely man enters a photo booth, the pictures that emerge are wholly unexpected. Could he have finally met his match?
GROUNDED (France, 19 min): Stephanie goes to work at her airline counter job on a day like any other. Only today, she'll have the opportunity to help another person in a profound way.
MR. MERGLER'S GIFT (Canada, 30 min): A revisit of one of the most popular award winning shorts in Cinema Society history...with a twist!
THE PRESENT (Germany, 4 min): A young boy who spends most of his time playing video games has his world turned around when his mother gives him a very special puppy for a present.
THE RIGHT PERSON FOR THE JOB (France, 8 min): John, a middle-aged professional recently laid off due to downsizing, nervously awaits his first appointment at a job interview center and has the luck of drawing the interview from Hell. Revenge, when it comes, is so sweet!
PLEASE NOTE: This event takes place at Sherwood Auditorium, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, 700 Prospect Street, La Jolla
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.