World's Fair World - Bryan Boyce, 10:00, video

In 1939, Westinghouse made a film about a small-town family visiting the New York World's Fair. Trapped inside that film was a completely different film that shows a mysterious alternate universe. A new one from Bryan Boyce (SPECIAL REPORT & ELECTION COLLECTIBLES - MCF 2000, STATE OF THE UNION - MCF 2001).

Dangerous Squid, PMB# 245, 3128 16th St., San Francisco, CA 94103,

Murderous Camouflage - Tom Kiesche, 84:00, video

Someone has killed legendary porn king, Fat Guy, and detectives Moose and Squirrel must go deep undercover (literally) to find the murderer, with the help of their "special" homicide unit. The trail twists and turns until the squad uncovers more than anyone would have given them credit for. A truly off-beat, corny, D.I.Y. comedy for people who don't take their independent cinema too seriously. "Sports cars + deer heads x spray cheese + nursery rhymes x porn = $5,000 worth of comedy".

Big Quiche Productions, 4334 Normal Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90029, 323-660-8636,,


6PM - Comedy Shorts Program

The Adventures of Fratman and Pledgeboy - Steve Massoni, 7:30, 16mm (shown on video)

Fratman and his trusty sidekick, Pledgeboy, take on their arch-nemesis, Creativeman, in an attempt to thwart his plans for a 3-day arts and music festival.

Mark Colgrove, 5547 High Tor Hill, Columbia, MD 21045, 410-371-4965,,

Alias: The Lost Episode - Kyle Rankin & Efram Potelle, 15:33, video

A spoof of the hit ABC television series, Alias, about a secret double agent. A new one from the makers of PENNYWEIGHT (MCF '99).

Kyle Rankin, 2224 Vesey Road, Topanga, CA 90290, 310-455-7170,

Anarchy Carpet - Sike Trike, 3:30, video

Corporate evil-doers are poised to take over the world, yet one thing stands in their way: that dreaded Anarchy Carpet roaming the streets preaching "anarchyism" to the kids. From Sike Trike, a Baltimore collective of young filmmakers who work with no script, borrowed cameras, $0 budgets, and in-camera editing.

Sike Trike, 2911 St. Paul St. #3, Baltimore, MD 21218, Laura - 410-235-2726,,

The Boy Scout - Ward Roberts, 13:57, 35mm (shown on video)

A 25-year-old boy scout and his sidekick Cubby try to save the world... or so they think.

Ward Roberts, 1347 N. Alta Vista, Suite 7, Los Angeles, CA 90046, 323-573-4354,,

Fits & Starts - Vince Di Meglio, 11:00, 35mm (shown on video)

A young man and woman spend the afternoon drinking orange soda and conversing through cassette recorders. And there's a musical number.

Tim Rasmussen, 1342 Graynold Ave. #A, Glendale, CA 91202, 818-243-8820,,

Jacob's Breakup - Jakob Lodwick, 3:00, video

"I've never really broken up with anyone before. This is kind of my interpretation of what it's probably like." A big hit at this year's Johns Hopkins Film Festival, from this Baltimore filmmaker (currently attending school in Rochester, NY).

Jakob Lodwick, 252 Colony Manor Dr., Rochester, NY 14623,,

Just the Kiss of the Hops - Steve Daniels, 3:20, Super8 (shown on video)

Two good ol' boys sit on a porch and stir up a stink over who's beer is better: Pabst Blue Ribbon or Schlitz.

Steve Daniels, 213 S. Walker St., Columbia, SC 29205, 803-799-0231,

Monkey Walken: An Intimate Profile (Parts 1, 2, and 3) - Jason Woliner & james dean conklin, 3:00, video

Thespian, Raconteur, Monkey. Three words that, when put together in succession and separated by commas, begin a description of Monkey Walken. Join us for a personal dialogue with one of Hollywood's most justly overlooked legends.

Chumley Bros. Studios, P.O. Box 245, Pelham, NY 10803,


Promo 53-104b - Jason Woliner & Darin Zimmerman, 0:20, CGI video

"The promo that got me fired from my former job, as President of NBC Television".

Chumley Bros. Studios, P.O. Box 245, Pelham, NY 10803,

Timmy's Wish - Tom Ballatore, Patrick Cannon & Amit Itelman, 9:40, 16mm

When he refuses to eat his vegetables, little Timmy is spanked and sent off to his room by Dad. Angry and hurt, Timmy prays to heaven to be delivered from his cruel parents. Much to his surprise his prayers are answered - bigtime! Now it's up to Timmy to clean up the mess.

Patrick Cannon, 731 S. Detroit St. #301, Los Angeles, CA 90036, 323-687-4026,

Tongue Tied - Michael Pietrobon, 4:38, 16mm (shown on video)

Two lonely souls try desperately to connect but find that sometimes love can leave you tongue-tied.

Samantha Young, Pietrobon & Co., 684 Antone St., Studio 107, Atlanta, GA 30318, 404-352-9233,

Undisciplined - Gym Jones, 5:00, 16mm (shown on video)

A naughty girl will stop at nothing to rid her pathetic boyfriend of his sexual inhibitions, even if it means ridding the planet of him. A twisted tale of love in the face of an unrealized insatiable fetish, starring XXXXXXXXXXX in a surprisingly inhibited role.

Gym Jones,

8PM - Narrative Shorts Program #2

Hole in the Wall - Stephen Kurowski, 6:24, video

Jeff & Tina move into their new home with plans to start a family, but what they discover in the basement changes everything.

Stephen Kurowski, 3212 Hamilton Way #7, Los Angeles, CA 90026, 323-644-9755,

The Last Attack of the Beast - Gerardo Naranjo, 12:30, 35mm (shown on video)

A man arrives in town to discover all the townspeople have mysteriously disappeared. With no one to enforce any rules on him, he proceeds to do whatever he wants.

Black Dog Productions, 1931 Avalon St., Los Angeles, CA 90026, 323-660-6706

Locked - Rosario Garcia-Montero, 8:15, 16mm

A man wakes up trapped, while a woman tries to break her confinement and isolation through an act of revenge.

Rosario Garcia-Montero, 200 Withers St. Apt.1, Brooklyn, NY 11211, 718-389-2935,

Love and Death at the Romp - Robert Flanagan, 30:00, 16mm

Zaza receives an invitation to a late-night debauchery where inhibitions are stripped away. She must decide to kiss or kill her uptight fiance. A tour de force of B-movie counter-culturalism!

Ajax Films, 170 E. 2nd St., Store East, New York, NY 10009, 212-677-2079,,

Slo-Mo - John Krokidas, 24:00, 35mm (shown on video)

Alex wakes up to discover the entire city of New York is moving in fast motion... except for him.

John Krokidas, 205 Mulberry St., Basement, New York, NY 10019, 212-274-0046,

Strings of Death - Steve Daniels, 9:00, video

Told entirely with marionette puppets, STRINGS OF DEATH is the story of a father and his son who are viciously attacked in the forest by blood-thirsty zombies.

Steve Daniels, 213 S. Walker St., Columbia, SC 29205, 803-799-0231,

10PM - Psychotronic Shorts Program

Blood Drinkers - XXXXXXXXXXX, 2:15, 16mm (shown on video)

Like a trailer to a really good zombie flick, edited to music by The Goblins. One of two new ones from XXXXXXXXXXX (ACNE, SANTIAGO VS. WIGFACE, Tilt's ANIMATED CORPSE - MCF 2000, and co-star of this year's UNDISCIPLINED).


Deadguy - Jason Moran, 17:32, video

A very arbitrary zombie wants to eat his girlfriend. She won't let him and tells him to watch television instead. This turns out to be a very bad idea.

Jason Moran, 2085 S. Canalport Ave., Chicago, IL 60608, 312-421-8102,

Diamond of the Damned (Le Diamant des Damnes) - Ludovic Spenard, 13:00, Super8 (shown on video)

After a long ride into the woods, a young couple accidentally disturbs an army of zombies resting outside their cabin.

Frantic Productions, 5953, St-Andre Street, Montreal, QC. Canada H2S 2K3, 514-279-4033,

Eye Am Your Eye - Nate Pommer, 1:00, video

A man is chased by his own disembodied eye!

Nate Pommer, 154 Court Square Apt. 2, Brooklyn, NY 11201,

Found Footage - Clancy Dennehy, 4:00, Super8 (shown on video)

March 12, 1965 - Vancouver: A Sunday family outing into the mountains ends in disaster. A new one from the maker of last year's LOGARITHM and THE THIEF OF SOULS.

Clancy Dennehy,

Robot Bastard! - Rob Schrab, 17:00, Super16 (shown on video)

The President's daughter has been kidnapped by the brilliant super-criminal, Blood Mamba. All rescue attempts have been thwarted by the evil genius. There's only one thing left to do: send in the Robot. The Robot must fight zombie-monsters and insecurity in order to complete his suicidal mission. See the film that Tenacious D gave "two thumbs fully erect!!!"

Rob Schrab, 323-906-0543,,

Roni vs. Lincoln - Matt and Greg Brookens, 8:30, video

Two Abbot and Costello style mobsters are sent to 'wack' the zombie of Abraham Lincoln.,

Satan's Psycho-Ghoul - Conall Pendergast, 4:00, Super8 (shown on video)

No one knows from whence it came, this sanity-searing psychopath bursting with mind-melting, flesh-fricasseeing, fear-flaunting fright -the monster known as... Satan's Psycho-Ghoul!!!

Conall Pendergast, 666 Davenport Road, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5R 1K9, 416-531-3298,

A Visit from the Incubus - Anna Biller, 26:00, 16mm

A young Victorian woman struggles with an incubus against a backdrop of the Old West, in a personal Technicolor horror-western-musical. Filmmaker Anna Biller has mastered the art of making extravagant period pieces, reminiscent of a long-lost Hollywood era, but for a fraction of the expected budget.

Anna Biller, 2216 Nella Vista Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90027, 323-953-0507,,


Jesus Christ Vampire Hunter - Lee Gordon Demarbre, 85:00, 16mm (shown on video)

The filmmaking team that brought us HARRY KNUCKLES AND THE TREASURE OF THE AZTEC MUMMY (MCF 2000) ups the ante with this tale of the ultimate action hero: Jesus Christ. The first testament says "an eye for an eye." The second testament says "love they neighbor." The third testament... KICKS ASS! The second coming is upon us, and Jesus has returned to earth. But before he can get down to the serious business of judging the living and the dead, he has to contend with an army of vampires that can walk in the daylight. Combining kung-fu action with biblical prophecy and a liberal dose of humor, the film teams the Savior with Mexican wrestling hero El Santos against mythological horrors and science gone mad, and also manages to address contemporary sexual politics. And did we mention that it's a musical? This sure ain't Sunday School.

Lee Demarbre, 402-201 Laurier Ave. East, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1N 6P1, 613-233-8709,,


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