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Coffeehouse Cinema Culture Strikes Back!
This Monday, August 7th, Flicks on Fairbanks will continue its run as Central Florida's longest-running coffee house cinema screening series. This month's theme is Star Wars and of course, sex.
Guiding the audience across the galaxy of Star Wars(r)... and Sex-related shorts will be Flicks on Fairbanks producer and host Brian Feldman, who in-between movies will, as always, struggle mightily through increasingly awkward moments with the gathered assembly of independent film fans; it's what he's famous for.
In addition, there will be prize giveaways and lovingly handcrafted complimentary commemorative souvenir programs for all in attendance - which are also NOW AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD HERE: http://www.brianfeldman.com/flicks/fof_program_august_2006.pdf
As always, FOF is held at Austins Coffee at 929 W. Fairbanks Avenue in Winter Park. The doors open at 8:00pm and the show starts at 8:30pm and admission is free.
August's titles include:
* From the Orlando digital cinema powerhouse team of Robert Dastoli and James Dastoli, otherwise known as Dastoli Digital - How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Superlaser (2003) This Star Wars Fan Film made "while we were still in high school and didn't know what the hell we were doing," concerns Emperor Palpatine as he makes a call to Bail Organa after Grand Moff Tarkin orders the Death Star to attack the planet Alderaan. Starring James Dastoli, Donny Copeland, Mickey Dastoli, Charley Vandergrift, Adam Schenk and Mike Harris, it's the intergalactic hotline suspense comedy; a clever pairing of "Star Wars" and "Dr. Strangelove." Running Time: 4 min. (Followed by a Q&A with Dastoli Digital) http://www.dastolidigital.com/hiltswalts.html
* From Orlando writer-producer-director Andrew Kenneth Gay (Love is Deaf, FoF 2/06) - An encore screening of Naked (2005) A woman at the end of her rope; a husband at the end of her towel. Featuring cinematography by Alix Duggins and starring Olga Levchenko and John William Wright. Running Time: 5 min. (Followed by a Q&A with Andrew Kenneth Gay, and an alternate never-before screened opening to the film!) http://www.candlefishpictures.com/13.html
* Another Dastoli - The Vorzyd Gambit (2003) This Star Wars fan film, also made "while we were still in high school and didn't know what the hell we were doing," pits Jedi Knight Torr Brelrunner and his brother Deck against a powerful casino boss on the planet Vorzyd V. Starring James Dastoli, Robert Dastoli, Mike Harris and Chelsea Dube.
Running Time: 17 min. (Followed by a Q&A with Dastoli Digital) http://www.dastolidigital.com/tvg.html
* From Orlando writer-producer-director Elizabeth Anne - Buy$exual (2006) This music video with cinematograpy by Jon Timothy Anderson has something to do with the over-saturation of sexuality in mainstream entertainment, creating humorous fantasies to those who feel they are not-so-naturally blessed with it. Starring Elizabeth Anne and a bunch of Suicide Girls - Abbey Clark, Belle Coutinho, Nikki Jordan, Cassandra Sawden, Michelle Simons, Rachel Whitmire and Manda Young. Oh, and Alex Katsaros (who is not a Suicide Girl) is in it too. Running Time: 5 min 20 sec. (Followed by a Q&A with Elizabeth Anne) http://www.alienlizzie.com/buysexual.html
* From UCF Film student Chris Shields - Sex Machine 2025 (2006) This science fiction drama, written and directed by Mr. Shields, produced by Peter Card, edited by Kate Shults and featuring the cinematograpy of Craig Weinstein is about a man who sells his sexual memories in the year 2025. Starring Carson Wampler and Chrissy Randall. Second-Ever Screening! Running Time: 10 min. (Followed by a Q&A with Chris Shields) http://www.film.ucf.edu
* From Orlando Cinematographer Michael Weis - Heroes Adrift (2006) Written and produced by Dirk Eichhorst and Alex Bibby and directed by Mr. Eichhorst, this Star Wars Fan Film picks up after Return of the Jedi. A droid has been found that contains ancient Jedi teachings and one Jedi is taking him to get decoded, but a Sith Lord is hot on their
trail. Starring Dirk Eichhorst and Tim Ufferman. Second-Ever Screening! Running Time: 12 min. (Followed by a Q&A with DP Michael Weis) http://www.heroesadrift.com
* From Merritt Island's favorite son Jon Jones - The Sand Magician (2006) Written, produced and directed by Mr. Jones, this comedic short (which was all the rage in Paris last month) features the cinematography of Jay Henderson and finds a man named Joe conjuring up some salty stew in the likeness of a sea goddess. Starring Joeseph S.
Mauceri and Alix Soubiran. North American Premiere! Running Time: 1 min 40 sec. (Followed by a Q&A with Jon Jones live via cellular phone technology, or cpt) http://www.blue-koi.com
* From Madison, Wisconsin's Blame Society Productions comes their viral video sensation - Chad Vader: Day Shift Manager (2006) This Star Wars Fan Film, written and directed by Aaron Yonda and Matt Sloan and produced by Courtney Collins, has been a big hit over on Channel 101 and on the YouTube, introducing viewers to Darth Vader's
underachieving brother: Chad Vader, Day Shift Manager. Featuring cinematography by Tona Williams, this short stars Matt Sloan, Aaron Yonda, Brad Knight, Asa Derks, Kealynn Kees, Rob Matsushita and Christina LaVicka. Florida Premiere! Running Time: 4 min 45 sec. (Followed by a Q&A with Aaron Yonda live via cpt) http://www.splu.net
For a recap of last month's FOF, go here --> http://www.flicksonfairbanks.com/index.php?name=News&file=article&sid=172
To learn more about Austins Coffee, visit http://www.austinscoffee.com or call (407) 975-3364.