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2013 Atlanta Underground Film Festival: Official Lineup

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The Atlanta Underground Film Festival celebrates a decade of being in the business of bringing great alternative cinema to the South. The 10th edition of the fest runs Oct. 16-20 and is screening an eclectic mix of feature films and loads of shorts.

Some of the feature include the voyeuristic drama Diamond on Vinyl by J.R. Hughto; the oddball consipracy of Crimes Against Humanity by Jerzy Rose; the rockin’ documentary Discoverdale by George Kane; the Christian shame of Bhoner by Frank Anderson and Colin Shields; the medical documentary A Body Without Organs by Stephen Graves; and more.

Short films are organized in blocks for comedy, drama, experimental and the always popular Animation Attack!.

The full film lineup is below. For more info, please visit the festival’s official website.

October 16

6:30 p.m.: Diamond on Vinyl, dir. J.R. Hughto. A complete stranger attempts to heal the shattered relationship between a formerly engaged couple.

8:00 p.m.: Alex Dreaming, dir. Dane Dakota. A Vietnam veteran who may be suffering from delusions is pursued by several women who want to kill him.

9:30 p.m.: “Comedy Shorts Program One”
21 and Balding, dir. Clay Randel
Beer Genie, dir. Bryn Hubbard
Kate Westerson Attempts to Feel Better, dir. Adam Reider
ham, dir. Robert Ford
‘Til Death, dir. Jason Tostevin
Loraine, dir. Daniel Sarkissian

11:00 p.m.: “Queer Cinema Shorts Program”
Yeah Kowalski!, dir. Evan Roberts
Marriage of Inconvenience, dir. Franklin Rho
An Exchange, dir. Bryce Woodworth
Aquarius, dir. Teresa Lu
Bebete e Daniboy, dir. Ruy Veridiano

October 17

5:30 p.m.: “Drama Shorts Program One”
Bon Film!, dir. Julien Graber
A Wash in the Sound of Birds, dir. Nicholas Watts
Goldtooth, dir. Lauren Brinkman
Harlequin, dir. Tara Alexis
Croft, dir. Trevor Addie
Sinyal, dir. Lutfu Emre Cicek
DOUG.DAT, dir. Christopher Rowell

8:30 p.m.: Crimes Against Humanity, dir. Jerzy Rose. The assistant to the dean of a local university investigates two professors having affairs with their students and gets embroiled in a bizarre conspiracy.

10:00 p.m.: “Comedy Shorts Program Two”
Good Cop Bad Cop, dir. Sean Tien
A Short Film, dir. Rick Williamson
Due to the Circumstances, dir. Will Evans
Otis, dir. T.J. Garland
Big Trouble in Little 5 Points, dir. Dennis Mora, Bryan Bankovich
The Side Entrance, dir. Seamus Ryan, Michael Taylor

October 18

5:00 p.m.: “Drama Shorts Program Two”
Malea Beloved, dir. Vincent McLean
Thank You Card, dir. Shahine Ezell
Sad Monster, dir. Kurt Dettbarn
Prognosis, dir. George Pierre
Time 2 Split, dir. Fabrice Bracq
Romeo, Juliet and the Shark, dir. Jon Keeyes
Downpour, dir. Rothwell Polk
The Painter, dir. Nate Townsend
Economic Terrorism, dir. Scott Mallory, Jr.

7:30 p.m.: “An Interesting Turn of Events Shorts Program”
Lapsus, dir. Karim Quaret
Blue Sheep Suit, dir. Kevin Lonano
Pauline in a Beautiful World, dir. William Thompson
The Assistant, dir. Dave Hill
Blindfolded, dir. Eric Choi

9:00 p.m.: “Animation Attack!”
Vengeance + Vengeance, dir. Mark Chavez
The House With Nobody In It, dir. David Carnegie
Planet Utero, dir. Faiyaz Jafri
Baby, I Love You., dir. Falyaz Jafri
DuUuUuH!, dir. Diego Ramirez
Little Red, dir. Lee Crowe
The Unknown, dir. Katie Kapuza
Cereal Mascots: Trix Rabbit, dir. Grey Wears
Outlaws Eat Lead, dir. Maxwell Perry
The Final Straw, dir. Ricky Renna
The Ninety Nines, dir. Howard Cook
MooseDate.com, dir. Samantha Friedman
Cyclone Forever, dir. Falyaz Jafri
Little Vulvah & Her Clitoral Awareness, dir. Sara Koppel
Rex October, dir. Ben Snyder
Wise Choice or Lucky Guess, dir. Ellen Raines
Fallt, dir. Chadwick Whitehead
No Such Luck, dir. Laura Harrison

10:30 p.m.: Discoverdale, dir. George Kane. The lead singer of a rock band criss-crosses Europe to find his real father: David Coverdale, of the ’80s hair band Whitesnake.

October 19

7:00 p.m.: Ten-Buck Baton, dir. Nimer Basha. A $10 bill comes into contact with an odd assortment of people, such as a couple who visit a fortune teller and a cop and a stripper who may just be falling in love.
Screening with:
6:00 p.m.: The Dance of Hands, dir. James Biddle, John Plough, etc.

11:30 p.m.: Bhoner, dir. Frank Anderson, Colin Shields. A teenage girl goes to summer camp, which awakens her homosexual desires.
Screening with:
11:00 p.m.: Fanny Pack, dir. Devon Unrau

October 20

3:30 p.m.: “Experimental vs. Documentary Shorts Program”
Living Inside Out, dir. Erin Persley
The Girl With the Tuba, dir. Esteban Arguello
Todavia Trabajando (Still Working), dir. Esteban Arguello
Mangey, dir. Madeline Eberhard
Finding Her, dir. Sean Giliberti
The Last Walk, dir. Jordan Baseman
BALDR, dir. Timothy Ziegler
Kinefaktura, dir. Marcin Gizycki
Space Dracula, dir. Kevin Lonano
The Road Led Here, dir. Jennifer Hardacker
UNSA, dir. Levi Vasquez

5:00 p.m.: If Only Cats Could Talk, dir. Signe Veje. A woman loses a cat, so she hires a cat detective to find the poor little kitty.

6:00 p.m.: A Body Without Organs, dir. Stephen Graves. This documentary captures Graves’ father’s very real struggle with having his colon removed.

7:30 p.m.: The Nomads of Oz, dir. Jason Rodi. A father invents memories for his daughter in which she is trapped in her favorite movie.


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