Bicycles, Ship Wrecks, Hip-Hop, Phrenology, and always, always more!
Friends, ’tis summer - ride your bike to see an unparalleled variety of international short films at our favorite microcinemas:
THURSDAY JUNE 26, 8:30 PM at Hideout $8 advance tickets
FRIDAY JUNE 27, 7:30 PM at Experimental Station $5
and last chance
SUNDAY JUNE 29, 7:30 PM at Hideout $8 advance tickets
Experimental Station recommended for ages 14 & Up* (language)
Hideout shows are 21 & Over
Hideout 1354 W. Wabansia St. (off Elston) Chicago
Experimental Station 6100 S. Blackstone Ave. (South Side) Chicago
FILM BRIGADE PROUDLY PRESENTS:
THE PATTERNS TRILOGY (live-action narrative)
Jamie Travis, Vancouver
A suspense thriller, love story, and dreamscape present in three parts
the epic anti-romance of Michael and Pauline.
A VERY NICE HONEYMOON (docu-animation)
Jeff & Phill Simmonds, New Zealand
The directors’ great-grandparents were on the SS Wairarapa when it wrecked off the coast of New Zealand in 1893. Five generations tell Mariano and Elizabeth’s story of love, tragedy and survival. Elizabeth describes her first-hand experience of New Zealand’s third-worst maritime disaster in which approximately 131 people lost their lives.
A HIP-HOP TRIBUTE TO RUSH HOUR (comedy)
Daniel Kibblesmith, Chicago
In 2003, Def Jam Recordings released “Music Inspired by Scarface,” an original hip-hop tribute to the 1983 gangster film. Not to be outdone, the 222 Warehouse presents a collection of today’s hottest artists, paying their respect to a film that already has an entirely Rap and R&B soundtrack.
JOE MOVER (live-action) click here for trailer
Lev Gorn & Gabe Fazio, New York
Joe is a should-be-retired-blue-collar worker in the disintegrating world of industrial Long Island. Working amidst a group of oddballs, Joe twists off a cap from a bottle of soda and wins a chance to fulfill a life-long childhood dream.
Brian Monte & Darren Santa Maria, New York
A visual experiment created in a single day with just over 400 drawings. Each artist alternated every six drawings and could only see the previous frame when proceeding, resulting in a visual Mad-Lib of sorts.
TANDEM (live-action comedy)
Adam Ginsberg, Minnesota
Part beat-poet ode to companionship, part love-of-bikes story.
DIFFERENT BRANCHES, SAME TREE (documentary)
Nadia Burgess, New York
Humorous short documentary about race, culture, and perception.
ECT: THE STORY OF TWO WOMEN (animated)
Laura Piraino, Boston
A documentary style animation exploring the experiences of two women who undergo electroconvulsive therapy.
PORTRAIT OF AN IMAGINED WOMAN (experimental)
Caitlin Horsmon, Missouri
A meditation on expanded portraiture, cobbling together a feminine figure through glimpses of the animal and the lived - predator, prey, and extreme close-ups of domestic epiphanies.
ALSO! Bike Bonanza Mega-Raffle valued at $130 includes
- bike helmet
- bike lock
- two Laken water bottles
- bike notepad & composition book
- snacks and more
Enter at all three shows - Winner to be announced at Sunday Hideout show.
* Our programs are not MPAA rated *
Recommendations on suggested age of viewer made based on program content.