Poster for Nitehawk Shorts Festival 2017: MUSIC DRIVEN

Nitehawk Shorts Festival 2017: MUSIC DRIVEN

Run Time: 78 min. Rating: N/A

The 2017 Nitehawk Shorts Festival MUSIC DRIVEN program highlights new voices in music videos and documentaries with an eye towards female talent, free expression, and the unifying nature of music. This program includes a special selection from Mass Appeal.

Includes Q&A with filmmakers.


IN UNDERTOW
JOE GARRITY / USA / 2017 / MUSIC VIDEO / 4 MINS

A NOVEL LIGHT THAT CHANGED
NED MYERBERG & TRACY SZATAN / USA / 2017 / MUSIC VIDEO / 5 MINS

ACTION BRONSON’S FAVORITE FOODS (PART ONE)
ROSS BRUNETTI / USA / 2017 / EXPERIMENTAL / 7 MINS TOTAL
Some of Action’s references to food from his verses (2010-2017 discography) in a loose alphabetical order.

HATIS NOIT
NICK HUGHES / USA / 2016 / DOCUMENTARY /  8 MINS
A short glimpse into the music of Japan’s Hatis Noit, whose experimental vocal music recollects distant memories of snowy hometown, Hokkaido.

THE AFGHAN WHIGS – ORIOLE
AMY HOOD / USA / 2017 / MUSIC VIDEO / 5 MINS

HATE BECOMES YOU, MY DARLING
SABRINA CHAP & ANNA HOVHANNESSIAN / USA / 2017 / MUSIC VIDEO / 4 MINS

ACTION BRONSON’S FAVORITE FOODS (PART TWO)

MISTER GOODNITE – ADULTERESS
HAOYAN OF AMERICA / USA / 2016 / MUSIC VIDEO / 3 MINS

THIAROYE BY THE SEA
DEVIN THOMAS / SENEGAL, USA / 2016 / DOCUMENTARY / 16 MINS
A Senegalese woman living in the sprawl of Dakar pursues a career as a rapper against all odds.

ACTION BRONSON’S FAVORITE FOODS (PART THREE)

MY BODY – MOOD
PETER JOHN KEARNEY / USA / 2017 / MUSIC VIDEO / 4 MINS

DIFF’ERENT
ANDREW LEE / USA / 2017 / MUSIC VIDEO / 4 MINS

DJ MOJO: MUSIC IS LIFE
LAWRENCE KIM / USA / 2016 / DOCUMENTARY / 5 MINS
An informal snapshot of NYC DJ and rock show promoter Mojo as he goes about his business while reminiscing about the golden age of New York along with the present and future of the city.

ACTION BRONSON’S FAVORITE FOODS (PART FOUR)

CHRYSALIS
SIGI XU / USA / 2017 / EXPERIMENTAL / 3 MINS
An experimental short film that explores dance as a metaphor for personal discovery and self-acceptance.

RHYTHM ROULETTE: WONDAGURL
HARRISON CORWIN / USA / 2016 / DOCUMENTARY / 6 MINS
One of Toronto’s up-and-coming producers, Wondagurl, participates in Mass Appeal’s “Rhythm Roulette” series.

BURN THE RIVER DOWN
SHAWN ENGLER / USA / 2017 / MUSIC VIDEO /  4 MINS