Other Venice Film Festival

The 18th Annual Other Venice Film Festival

Other Venice Film Festival Friday October 1st 2021


Opening Night 6pm: Red Carpet

$25.00

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7 pm Musical Guest: MoForro


Brazilian Style Forro band

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Superstar

8 pm Screening Before Feature Film
Dir. Jordan Hidalgo (15:20)
A day in the life of Martin, a homeless man attempting to keep his individuality despite being dehumanized by everyday society.

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8:15 Opening Night Feature
The Incoherents


Dir. Jared Barel (108 min)
Bruce Flansburgh is a bored, 40-something New York paralegal who hasn't let go of his dream of rock stardom
$25.00
Beyond Baroque 689 Venice Blvd Ca,90291

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Open Night After Party


9:45 pm - 11:30 pm
October 1st 2021
Featuring a performance by Skye Delamey

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Short Documentary Block 1


October 2nd 12pm-1pm
$15.00
Beyond Baroque 689 Venice Blvd Ca,90291

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Caramujo

Dai Belquer Brazil Time (5:00)
A Latin American quarantined pregnant woman needs to struggle against a whole system to have the birth that she wants to have.

My Name Is Nobody


Dir.Christine Kenton (21:00)
This is a short documentary about a friend who was homeless and lost everything. He was denied from getting disability.

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The Last Photo


Dir.Mehmet Akif Guler (Turkey/Syria) (19:58)
Abdullah Milhim is a photographer, documenting what is going on in the war zone, Syria to the world.

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Sweet Poison

Dir.Waleska Santiago (Brazil) (16:00)
(Doce Veneno) is a documentary film that elucidates the consequences of pesticide usage in Northeast Brazil.

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Experimental Shorts & Short Film Block


October 2nd 1:30pm
$15.00
Beyond Baroque 689 Venice Ca, 90291

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Jim's Gibberish

Dir.Brent Duffey (6:28)
Jim, a hard worker, meets a shocking betrayal. Unknowingly, during times of stress, his imagination uplifts his unfortunate events.

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A New Sound


Dir. Michael Perry (2 min)
What if you can only hear a song once?

The Wrong Guy


Dir. Martin Sofiedal (Norway) (6:36)
A struggling actor's "day job" as a hitman goes sideways when he might have the wrong guy.

Paw


Dir. Diana Lee Woody (1 min)
It comes from the other side and nothing can stop it

Red Gate Sessions


Musician.Marvin Glover (15:00)
Red Gate Sessions is a live concert short film featuring Marvin Glover.

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Drive

Dir.Thomas Simon (1 min)
screening out of competition
Keep your eyes on the road...

Burn Out


Dir. Tomasz Rewers Poland (11:27)
Here is a story about a burned out writer, a toxic relationship, and a work routine that can lead to a shocking tragedy.

Cinema Gorgonzola


Dir. Steve Mereu & Eric Seo (11:57)
Society gave birth to Cinema Gorgonzola in March 2020.

Feature Film DiDi's Vacation

October 2nd 2:30pm
$15.00
Beyond Baroque 689 Venice Blvd Ca,90291

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Didi's Vacation

Dir. Xiaoting Zeng (China) / (93 min)
One day, Didi's great uncle receives a letter from his old lover, in which she told him that she had returned to his hometown Longchuan. So the two decided to go on the road together.

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Feature Documentary Born Just Now


Oct 2nd 4pm
$15.00
Beyond Baroque 681 Venice Blvd

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Born Just Now


Dir.Robert Adanto (84 min)
A sensitive, steadfast Belgrade-based visionary struggles to cope with the abuse and violence that ended an eight-year marriage

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Feature Film Pinbox


Oct 2nd 6pm
$15
Beyond Baroque 681 Venice Blvd

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Pinbox

Dir. Devin Cameron (93 min)
After discovering a mysterious old pinball table, Eddie starts a quest to repair it and learn of the game's origins. As his focus deepens and his desire to fix the machine turns into paranoid obsession, he seeks out help to uncover the game's secrets

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Short Block 2


October 2nd 7:45pm
$15.00
Beyond Baroque 689 Venice Blvd Ca,90291

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The Weight Of Perfection

Dirs.Anabelle D. Munro, Leanne Melissa Bishop (15:33)
A dangerous game of fire begins when an elite level gymnast and her coach become entangled in a web of psychological damage.

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A Chance

Dirs. Jillie Simon, Ange Arabatzis (15:50)
screening out of competition
Mia and Caroline reunite in a city park and soon find out that the past is not always quite past. Conflicts are resurrected, sparks fly - and then things get complicated.

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Spell It Out in Neon


Dir.Tammy Minoff (11:51)
Beth, an aspiring young artist, and her charming commitment phobic coworker, Brian, definitely have a “thing”. When he invites her along to a Halloween party, she thinks their relationship might actually move out of the “friend zone” spurring her to take a romantic leap of faith.

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Delivery

Dir.Josh Schorr (12:39)
Delivering groceries, Ed meets a musician and wants their relationship to grow, but she can't get within 6 feet of him.

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9pm Music Video Block


$10.00
Oct 2nd Beyond Baroque 681 Venice Blvd Ca,90291

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Searise


Dir. Joseba Elorza (Spain) (3:38)
Searise is an animated music video denouncing climate change.

Buleria Sarkhat Al Ard


(Buleria the scream of Earth)
Dir. Beatrice Kordon (France) (7:52)
Buleria Sarkhat Al Ard to incarn what could be the scream of Earth. During the last 70 last years, humanity has impacted Earth faster and more dangerous than millions of years of evolution. Naïssam Jalal

Comme La Pluie


Dir.Caroline de Maigret (France) (3 min)
Owner of the indie rock label "Bonus Tracks Records" Caroline also writes and directs videos for fashion which she produces always with a great sense of humor counting million views

Thank You All I'm Fine

Dir. Fabien Constant (France) / (3:34)
Fabien Constant is a director, producer and journalist. He started on TV as producer and cameraman on many documentaries about cinema and fashion

Oigan + Ami Crisan Limba Engleza

Thomas Simon / (2:45) (Romania)
(screening out of competition) from the album "Antimaterie".

The Whistle Song

(1:31) ( screening out of competition)
Music by Thomas Simon, from the motion picture soundtrack "Exit 0".

The Storm

Dir.Rikkard & Tobias Haggbom (Sweden) / (3 min)
TheFatRat, better known as the biggest gaming artist in the industry is taking his crossover to a new level in his latest single, teaming up with award-winning singer & songwriter Maisy Kay for "The Storm".

Remember


Dirs. Garik Sukachov, Andrei Tomashevsky (Russia) / (9:48)
A man drags a heavy sled through deep snow, accompanied by a horse and a dog. During the tough journey, his loyal companions pay the ultimate price for his survival.

Cali Dreams Vintage Culture & fancy Inc Feat. The Beach


Dir. Rafael Kent (5:49)
Cali Dreams is about connections.

Red Gate Sessions


Musician.Marvin Glover (15:00)
Red Gate Sessions is a live concert short film featuring Marvin Glover.

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Party Stoppers Suck


Skye Delamey
"Party Stoppers Suck" is about living the life you came here to live, and not letting anyone or anything stop you.

10 pm After Party
Musical Guest : Marvin Glover


Beyond Baroque
681 Venice Blvd Venice Ca, 90291

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Sunday, October 3rd 2021 1 pm Industry Panel / Free Entry


From Script to Screen, Marketing and Distribution
Panelist
Cyprian Francis, Doug Hannah, Oscar Jasso, Anne Welles
Moderated by Thomas Simon.
Beyond Baroque 681 Venice Blvd Ca,90291

Doug Hannah


Editor, director - post production for CBS, MTV, American Idol:
Doug Hannah, from Chicago, moved to LA after graduating with a cinema degree at Ithaca college and has been working in the entertainment industry for 17 years. He started as a PA at a post production house in Santa Monica before moving on to being a freelance assistant editor and then editor on such shows as Burn Notice, Intelligence, and The Equalizer. From that experience he moved into a Director/Editor role on the shows White Collar, Graceland, Code Black, and currently Magnum PI.

Oscar Jasso


A pianist and composer. His passion for music began at a very young age. He studied piano performance, music composition, and film scoring. He has scored several short and feature films throughout his career, and his music has been heard in film festivals throughout the world. His chamber music has been performed in Central and South America as well as China. He is passionate about music pedagogy, music technology and film.

Anne Welles


Anne Welles is an award winning director, an Emmy-nominated producer, and a writer. Her experiences as an editor, actress, producer, parent, therapist, teacher, and world traveler, as well as her insatiable curiosity about human nature and her off-beat sense of humor, inform her work.

Cyprian Francis


Vanquish Media Marketing: Cyprian has 15+ years of experience working in digital media, marketing, and film, with a strong background in digital marketing, paid media, and sales funnel development. Originally from Chicago, he now resides in Los Angeles where he serves as Vice President of Vanquish Media Group, a creative agency specializing in marketing specifically for the Entertainment Industry.

2pm Short Documentary Block 2


$15.00
Beyond Baroque 681 Venice Blvd Ca, 90291

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Fireburn the Documentary


Dir. Joel Fendelman (20 min)
Although the Fireburn took place in the 1800s, and on an island in the Caribbean, it is relevant today. The Fireburn addresses the heart of humanity and shows us what happens when people are robbed of their inalienable right

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Sweet Poison


Waleska Santiago (Brazil) (16:00)
Sweet Poison (Doce Veneno) is a documentary film that elucidates the consequences of pesticide usage in Northeast Brazil

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Meeting The Challenge of Climate Change


Dir.Harry Wiland (27:29)
The film examines the connection between poor community design and burgeoning health costs based upon key public health indices: obesity, diabetes, heart, asthma, cancer and depression, a concept first researched by Dr. Richard Jackson, a pediatrician turned public health officer

3:30pm Feature Documentary Rez Metal


$15.00
Beyond Baroque 681 Venice Blvd Ca, 90291

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Rez Metal


Dir.Ashkan Soltani (75 min)
When Kyle Felter, the lead singer of I Don't Konform sent out a demo album to Flemming Rasmussen, the Grammy Award-winner producer of Metallica, they never imagined themselves a few months later rehearsing with Rasmussen inside a hot hogan on a Navajo reservation before recording their debut album at the iconic Sweet Silence Studio in Denmark.

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5pm Short Film Block 3


$15.00
Beyond Baroque 681 Venice Blvd Ca, 90291

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Cry Later


Dir.Danny Reyes (14:57)
A woman stumbles through her daily life as her depression followers her around. When her confidence attempts to rectify situations, it often only makes them worse.

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Bride of Frankie

Dir. Devi Snively (18:48)
In this darkly comedic feminist nod to Mary Shelley's FRANKENSTEIN, a not-so-mad scientist builds a mate for her mentor's lonely creation with electrifying, and deadly, results.

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Superstar

Dir. Jordan Hidalgo (15:20)
A day in the life of Martin, a homeless man attempting to keep his individuality despite being dehumanized by everyday society.

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Let's Make A Movie


Dirs.Dave Farese, Stepen Vanderpool (30 min)
Dave and Steve would do anything to get movie star Chad Worthington to be in their film, even if it means kidnapping him.

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7 pm Awards Ceremony


Awards will be given for Best Narrative Short Film, Best Narrative Feature Film,Best Documentary Short Film , Best Feature Documentary ,Best Experimental Short Film & Best Music Video

"Free Event"


8:30 pm Musical Guest: I Don't Konform


(Navajo Nation)
Featured in the Documentary "Rez Nation", performing a special acoustic set.
A three piece Heavy Metal band that traveled to Copenhagen, Denmark to record their first album with Metallicas producer, Flemming Rasmusse

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The festival hosts and moderators are Chloe Domange and Thomas Simon (Festival Director) as well as Film Festival Founder Reuben De La Casas.
Q & A's will be conducted after each screening block.

In memorial for the loss of our dear friend John Decindis, OVFF photographer for many years, he will be missed.

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