WTF (Watch These Films) - CFF 2021 Strange and Magical Shorts Showcase

FILMS, Shorts

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HOLD MUSIC!

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Official video for Hold Music! by Heavy Comforter
Stop motion animation music video for Chattanooga band Heavy Comforter. It's a mixed medium piece that combines clay, hot glue, popsicle sticks, magnets, velcro, armature wire, cardboard, paint and lots of other stuff brought to life via the magic of stop motion!

WITH PLEASURE

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Inside a fruit themed burlesque bar, time and space take a backseat to poetry and proverb.

THIN BLUE VARIETY SHOW

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Protect...and perform
On a day in the life behind your television, five personified cop costumes attempt to guard the line of justice under rising pressures.

GOOD HEAD

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GOOD HEAD
For your consideration. A genre busting takedown of modern franchise cinema and celebrity culture...with lots and lots of dick jokes. Not Safe For Work. Not Safe For Anywhere. Promise.

THE STORY OF DIRK AND CHIP

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High in the Appalachian mountains, two descendants of an advanced opossum civilization innovate a thinking machine from the knowledge of their ancestors. The survival of their friendship and culture is tested by the power that accompanies this technology.

OPTIC NERVE

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Take the trip.
On a stormy night in a cramped decrepit apartment, 1973, a traumatized man seeking solace and structure through meditative drawing grapples with rabid anxieties as order and chaos collide and overtake him in this psychedelic trip of a film. Part narrative psycho-thriller, part audio-visual spectacle, one technicolor nightmare. Take the trip.

BREAKING UP FOR THE MODERN GIRL

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Young love and loss from a deadly female vantage point.
Breaking Up for the Modern Girl is an anthropological satire of heartbreak in the modern age. Mattie is fucked. Her heart has been quite literally ripped from her chest, and tossed out the window of the 137 bus. But with the assistance of a mysterious auditory guide, she slowly makes her way back to shore. Kind of.

STILL TOGETHER

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Nothing can tear them apart.
She’s a department store window designer, he’s a Nordic warrior trapped in the body of a mannequin. When her nosy co-workers disrupt our star-crossed lovers’ hushed romance, Kate and Leif must attempt a daring escape from their enchanted diorama. Can their magical bond survive the escape, or will the cynical gaze of the outside world reduce their romance to a pile of plastic?

MY DINNER WITH WERNER

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Love. Friendship. Chickens.
Inspired by the real-life, insane "friendship" between acclaimed filmmaker Werner Herzog and controversial actor Klaus Kinski, MY DINNER WITH WERNER is a wildly bizarre story about a 1987 dinner date with a murder plot as the main dish.

HARMONIA SOLID

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A Rug's Tale
While cleaning house in hopes of having some sort of fresh start, Margie discovers an area rug that disposes of literal and figurative trash in a beautiful and magical way.

OUT OF OFFICE

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OUT OF OFFICE is a world-premiere object-puppetry film about the end of the world as we know it, inspired by artists Emma Wiseman and Emily Zemba’s real-life former day jobs on Wall Street

A MACHINE FOR BOREDOM

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Isolation drives a man to rethink his position within a capitalistic society.

THE EXPECTED

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A father-to-be ends up in a feverish nightmare after a miscarriage, when a strange entity seems to be growing in the mother’s blood.

MAKE A WISH

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What is the best birthday gift you could possibly ask for?
A comedy about a man who discovers that his fiancée has kidnapped his high school bully for his birthday with the hope that he’ll take his revenge.

FLICK

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A reclusive college student is driven mad after picking a booger he can’t flick away.

MR. LöVELäND

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Grim takes a walk in Loveland.