This poetic documentary examines Japanese culture’s obsession with insects, particularly beetles.
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Orbit(Film), the space-themed anthology of underground short films, is raising funds on Kickstarter for a national theatrical distribution run later this year. If you wish to donate to this project, please visit its Kickstarter page. Produced by Mike Plante and Mark Elijah Rosenberg, Orbit(Film) is a collection of 13 short films that seeks to paint
Two films by first-time directors are now out on DVD: Jessica Oreck’s Beetle Queen Conquers Tokyo and Cory Cataldo’s Mad World.
If you’re in Park City and want to catch some under the radar films, here’s a good guide, including Jef Taylor’s After You Left and more.
The 2011 Sundance Film Festival will screen short films by underground filmmakers like Jef Taylor, Martha Colburn, Matthew Rankin and more.
Beetle Queen Conquers Tokyo is a stunningly beautiful documentary by Jennifer Oreck about Japan’s obsession with the lowly beetle.
The 2009 AFI Film Festival is screening a bunch of great underground films, including Mike Plante’s Lunchfilms, films by Don Hertzfeldt, Jim Finn and more.
The first Migrating Forms film festival includes underground films by Owen Land, Barbara Hammer, Bradley Eros, Jim Finn, Shana Moulton and Stephanie Barber.
The Migrating Forms film festival has leaked a few titles from their inaugural event, including Owen Land’s Dialogues and Michael Gitlin’s The Earth Is Young.