Wednesday, September 20, 2023
Film Noir Cinema, 122 Meserole Avenue
New York 11222, United States
This screening session features 12 films (see below). All films are in English and/or have English subtitles.
New York Is Expensive, Melinda Is Cheap (United States) by Josh Cohen
In a single day, scrappy twenty-something Melinda shows us all New York City offers the young and broke.
Running time: 00:03:49
A guerra finita (Italy) by Simone Massi
A world without war is another utopia that we cannot wait any longer.
Running time: 00:05:00
Circle (United States) by Phillip Kaminiak
"Circle" is an analogy between the modern human being, living in mass cities, and the phenomenon of the circle of death - observed in nature with ants who are separated from the main foraging party and lose the pheromone track.
Running time: 00:06:10
European Man...American Beach (United States) by Rex Shannon
A European man goes naked to an American beach. A clothed American beachgoer takes offense and a brawl ensues.
Running time: 00:06:56
Feeder (United States) by Laura Iancu
A girl comes home to her cat.
Running time: 00:02:08
Now I Am Old and Do Not Need the Moon (United States) by Dasha Bough
In a small Roma village deep in Moldova, an old woman named Daria lives in fear of the Russian-Ukrainian war at her doorstep. Mischievous kids, watchful babushki, and stray dogs surround her. Alone in her hut, she contemplates love, the Soviet Union, and the tragedy that derailed her life as a young woman. Her television set fills the silence.
Running time: 00:11:35
Black Dragon (United States) by Alexander Thompson
Vietnam, 1968. A feared American colonel nicknamed “the Black Dragon” by Vietnamese locals must face his inner shadow when his platoon presents him with a captured Vietcong girl who harbors some very unusual powers. A Jungian psychological thriller/parable examining the capacity for monstrous evil lurking within us all, the film is loosely inspired by the My Lai Massacre, one of America’s most pernicious wartime atrocities.
Running time: 00:14:40
Phantom (United States) by Conrad Faraj
A man travels to New York City to mourn the loss of an old lover.
Running time: 00:01:31
Things That Didn't Happen (United States) by Joshua Kaufman
Years after a fateful car accident, a recluse remains uncomfortable in his skin and unable to shake off the feeling that a familiar stranger is watching him from just beyond the trees.
Running time: 00:13:00
A Broken Fan (Before the big collapse) (Lebanon) byAssaad Khoueiry
Adel, a desperate jobless father gets out on the streets of Beirut hoping for a change.
Running time: 00:12:33
Emergence (United States) by Nick Pascoal
The serenity and calm of the peaceful countryside are brought to an abrupt halt when a mysterious colossal nemesis invades. The only person who lives there is an isolated man in his home, whose anxiety and paranoia are about to be pushed to their limits.
Running time: 00:03:54
Our Males and Females (Jordan) by Ahmad Alyaseer
A father and mother are faced with the painful task of washing and shrouding their deceased transgender daughter. Shrouding is an Islamic religious practice that is deemed obligatory to carry out upon death. But when no one agrees to wash her and shame falls onto the family, how far is the father willing to go to make sure his "son" is washed?
Running time: 00:11:00