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The Journal of Short Film

Volume 3


1. THE TRIBE – Tiffany Shlain (2005, 16:30)
An unorthodox, unauthorized history of the Barbie doll . . . and its lessons for Jewish identity.

2. CHICLÉ – Josh Hyde (2004, 12:00)
A young Peruvian boy tries to do the right thing, despite the corruption around him.

3. HELLO, THANKS – Andy Blubaugh (2005, 8:00)
The story of Andy’s year in the personal ads, looking for romance but having his true love affair with the words themselves.

4. HIGH PLAINS WINTER – Cindy Stillwell (2005, 9:50)
An experimental documentary about the winter landscape and how it affects the human spirit on the high plains of Montana.

5. Los ABC’S: QUE VIVAN LOS MUERTOS! – John Jota Leaños (2005, 5:00)
Do you remember your ABCs? I think you do! Sing along with this animated group of dead Mariachi social documentarians.

6. RED – Maxime Giroux (2005, 16:20)
A young man goes shopping with his mother after a tumultuous night out.

7. ELECTROCUTE YOUR STARS – Marie Losier (2005, 8:00)
A dream-portrait in which American Underground legend George Kuchar tells stories of extreme weather and how not to kill the actors.

8. BOB LOG III’S ELECTRIC FENCE STORY – Stock’n’Wolf (2004, 2:25)
Bob Log III, one-man-band from Tucson, finds trouble while trying to knock over sleeping cows in Germany’s Black Forest.

9. FOOD OF THE BRAVE – Andrew Bucksbarg and Michele Darling (2006, 6:40)
A hyper-symbolic depiction of a blond-haired, blue-eyed boy playing with an abundance of food.

10. PATTERNS – Jamie Travis (2005, 9:00)
Pauline waits for a phone call, misses the call, gets the call and regrets the call in this stylized allegory of innocence and experience.

The JSF Volume 3, Spring 2006 - Front CoverThe JSF Volume 3, Spring 2006 - Back Cover