Josh Gibson | Durham, NC | 60 min
Genre: Narrative, Experimental
In an empty world, a solitary woman mechanically follows the protocols of a factory hog farm. Her labors are sporadically punctuated by musical rhapsodies as she moves toward the impending end. Is it the end of the world, a program malfunction, or the beginning of a film? Indie Grits alum Josh Gibson returns to this year’s festival with this striking experimental feature.
John C. Kelley | Knoxville, TN | 4 min
Through brief conversations with an adaptive chatbot, a professor sees more clearly his own creativity and depression in this animated short. Guster is based on actual messages and poetry written by the app.Reserve Tickets