3 Shorts: Extra School, Double Ply with Nowhere, Letters from Alcatraz

3 Shorts: Extra School, Double Ply with Nowhere, Letters from Alcatraz

Extra School Director: Cary Anderson
Synopsis: A failed actor teaches aspiring actors how to be 'background artistes' and faces his arch rival.
Running Time: 12:14
screen-shot-2016-08-16-at-11-38-24-am Double Ply with Nowhere Judy Rifka, Director Frank Rathbone, Soundtrack
Synopsis: It is a true full circle for me, the movement and morphing of shapes in time.Trained as a traditional formal painter, I was taught that drawing is an investigation of space. So I am constantly trying to re interpret and redefine space. Now, motion and time enter that equation. I take another look at my paintings, done on plywood. Now, in 3D Photoshop color and form. As my painted forms transform in the processes of Photoshop, I see grayscale meshes translate the elements of composition. In my videos, I record the living language of these processes, traversing dimensions in color, shape, form, time, and back again. Judy Rifka, Artist and Videographer
Running Time: 9:55
5_5x8_5_Alcatraz_Poster Letters from Alcatraz Director: Madeline Rozwat
Synopsis: It's Christmas Eve 1962 and like many 15-year-olds, Belle Baker wakes up in eager anticipation of the holiday. But things are different for Belle, who lives on Alcatraz Island with her prison-guard father and has been secretly trafficking letters for an inmate. Will this be the day she finally reconnects with her distant father? Or will her secret be revealed, compromising her relationship with the one person she feels connected to?
Running Time: 19:36

Event Hours(1)

  • Easton Cinemas

    12:45 pm - 02:00 pm

    A failed actor teaches aspiring actors; an experimental short; and an Alcatraz guard's child strikes up a pen-pal relationship with a prisoner.


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