2015 MWFF Short Film Session #5 is Sunday, August 30th at 3pm!

Short Film Session #5

14 short films from around the world will screen during our fifth short film session for 2015 Mosaic World Film Festival on Sunday, August 30th at 3pm at the Nordlof Center in Rockford, IL. You can get your tickets online and in advance here: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/1887728 or at the box office during the event.

Servo_StillLucas is paralysed with fear and guilt. He feels trapped and can’t seem to calm down. He has to make a decision, and fast, but will it be too late?

Switch Man
PNG_1302In a normal quiet Sunday, Dr. Evil Mantis attacted K-City unexpectedly with his gigantic claw, the entire city in panic and in danger. At the very critical moment, one young man stood out and fight the Dr. Evil Mantis. This is the moment for the hidden superhero, and his secret power is about to turn this chaos upside down.

Francine’s Fragments*
FrancineFrancine has been experiencing loss of memory and disorientation. She tries to carry on with her life by spending time with family and exploring a new romance. But when the symptoms become more and more severe, she will have to face reality and seek help.

My Pit’s the Pit
Screen Shot 2015-08-29 at 1.18.11 PMA creative short documentary interviewing and providing an inside-look at the unique, passionate, and under-appreciated percussion section (also know as the Pit) in the McLean Highlander Marching Band.

yaya_12Mirage is a short hybrid 2D / 3D animation, which explores the essence of memory and its significance in our lives. Through beautiful illustrations, Mirage shows the serendipitous convergence of our memories in the formation of a man’s body.

Alegria: A Human Expedition
IMG_6220_Alegria – A Humanitarian Expedition tells the story of an epic solo expedition across the Himalaya that changed the life of hundreds of people in need and reached millions around the world.

Screen_Shot_2014-12-27_at_16.09.03Intoxication is a personal story: An essay art film revolving around a crash depicted before, during and after. In the means of sounds, pictures and a strong personal narration we explore one man’s downfall and rise.

Lilla Vän Jag Vill Bo I En Husvagn*
lillavnThumbnail1.2A timelapse story of the urban human being. Portraits of people in Stockholm. The literal translation of the lyrics are “Little friend, I want to live in a caravan”. Music by Valsaland

92 Dreamin
Screen Shot 2015-08-29 at 1.27.16 PMSomewhere in a parallel universe outside lies a digital frontier, a place made entirely of skateboard dreams.

Lin_Stephanie_Shek_Thomas_07Monster is about a boy who gets chased down by a monster. Throughout the chase, fear takes hold and sends the boy on a journey.

The Magpie
Magpie1The stories of a boy and a businessman cross paths – with a little help from a mischievous magpie.

deja-moo_basement-pictures_300dpiIt could have been a nice Saturday …were it not for a mad cow, a hysteric mother and two ambulance men, who are all good at one thing mainly: Creating chaos.

Ganz Weit Im Osten
GWIO_Still_100An ordinary day in Dr. Lipschitz support group for broken dreamers.

The Principle of Synergy
Three filmmakers travel across the urban landscape and the province of Greece, trying to apply an own method about filming & editing. They simultaneously film, in the same locations, using three different cameras and then process the material together.

(* = 2015 Awards Finalist)

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