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Extremely Shorts Film Festival & Extremely Young Film Festival

June 10 & 11, 2016
Presented by Whole Foods Market
Juried by Leslie Raymond of the Ann Arbor Film Festival and Tish Stringer of Rice University



Our popular annual festival returns with a diversity of fun, funky, thought-provoking, startling, and sincere short films. Now in its 19th year, the Extremely Shorts Festival is a juried competition of adventurous three-minute or shorter films and videos from around the world. The short format of the festival encourages innovative approaches to filmmaking in a range of genres including narrative, art, experimental, documentary and animation. This year’s juror, Leslie Raymond (Executive Director of the Ann Arbor Film Festival) has selected the mini-masterpieces featured in the festival, and Audience Choice cash awards will be given for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place.

Extremely Shorts Film Festival Screenings 
(Aurora Members $5 / General Public $15)
Friday, June 10, 7PM
Friday, June 10, 9PM

Extremely Shorts Final Screening and Awards Reception (Aurora Members $15 / General Public $25)
This Saturday screening includes the festival's awards presentation and a reception with casual fare from Whole Foods Market and libations courtesy of Saint Arnold Brewery. 
Saturday, June 11, 7:30PM

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The Extremely Young fest brings to the screen new shorts under 3 minutes long by filmmakers under 17 years old. Juried this year by Tish Stringer (Film Program Manager at Rice University), the program features a diversity of creative visions from the future voices of cinema! Audience members will choose the award winners.

Extremely Young Film Festival Screening 
(Aurora Members Free / General Public $5)
Saturday, June 11, 4PM

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Juror: Leslie Raymond 


Trance, Jasmine Wadley, :29, Texas, US

Awesome Beetle's Colors, Indra Sproge, 2:57, Latvia

In Between Here and There, Edward Ramsay-Morin, 1:54, Texas, US

Dark Room, Favio Vinson, 2:17, Paris, France

思い出  (Memory), Sidney Mori, 3:00, Texas, US

Texas Germans, Michael Brims, 3:00, Texas, US

T is for Turnip, Kiera Faber, 2:42, Minnesota, US

Manipulating Manipulating the T Bar: T-Bar, Garrett Rosenblum, 2:13, New York, US

Errands, Sidney Mori, 3:00, Texas, US

Screen Capture, Loïc Bruderlein, 3:00, Montreal, Canada

Lipsticky, Dana Suleymanova, 2:08, Texas, US

Teddy, Jacqueline Lynch, :49, New York, US

Introspicere, Stephanie Williams, 2:14, Texas, US

Tailored, Augenblick, 1:10, Genova, Italy

After Work, Mengna Lei, 2:35, California, US

Bubble, Zahra Jafari, 3:00, Iran

Cheshire, Colby Deal, 2:49, Texas, US

For Needling Self Doubt and The Indignities Of Your Office Job, Kara Hearn, 1:51, New York, US

Esruc, Acrylic (Syu Pei-Hua), 2:14, Taiwan

Love In Space, 123456, Jessica Ann, 2:57, Ohio, US

Westerlies by Bed Rest, Cooper Collier, 2:07, Texas, US

Cloudy, Might Rain, Dani Salvadori, 2:36, London, UK

Thanks A Lot, Dad, Hannah N Dubbe & Sarah McCaskill, 1:52, Texas, US

Fish (Mahi), Saman Hosseinpuor, 3:00, Iran

Starbaby, Neil Lokken, 1:32, California, US



Juror: Tish Stringer


(Untitled) Sheep, Corina Miko, :52, Maryland, US

Snake Attack, Ivan Farkas, :28, NSW, Australia

Dimension Crawlers, S. Jade Hale, 2:57, Texas, US

Alone This Time, Pyper Prosen, 2:30, Victoria, Australia

The Sea of Stories, Azure Allen, 2:00, South Carolina, US

Technology Parents and Children, Aaron Koka, 1:52, Texas, US

Freedom?, Amadej Petan, 3:00, Slovenia

The Mask of Conventionalism, Azure Allen, 1:25, South Carolina, US

The Magic Power, William Lancaster, 2:29, California, US

Breath of Happiness, Julia Polkowska, 3:00, Poland

Don't Tell Me I'm Beautiful, Alyssa Lupercio, Lisa Salus, Amanda Hernandez, 2:41, California, US

Mask, Katie Speare, 1:12, US

Love Letters!, Oliver Marsden, 2:12

Changing Cars, Jack Campise, 2:21, Ohio, US

Annoiato, Ethan Paisley, 1:35, US

A Little Love Goes A Long Clay, Juliet Buckholdt, 3:00, Mississippi, US

Circus, various, 1:36, Slovenia

The Lemonade Stand Robbery, Christina Xing, 1:47, US

Hunter's Luck, various, :48, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Super Cow – Ep. 1: Nemesis, Jarod Bainbridge, 1:44, US

The Twins, Ryan Cass, 2:57, Washington, US

Tall Tale, Brian Niles, 2:30, California, US

Will Nichols - A Self Portrait, Will Nichols, 3:00, Louisiana, US

Hug, Angelo Zeigler, 2:16, Michigan, US

Light, Jacob Penzak, 1:22, Lancashire, UK

Connection, Joshua Bell, Paris Day, Loughran Dowd & Harry Malone, :58, US

Pause, Sebastian Marsden, 3:00, Australia

Pulang, Gabrielle Giacomo & Mary Grace Henry, 2:19, New York, US

Red Eyes, Ennis Machta & Nick Jackson, 2:09, US

Sparkles, Sophia Cole, 2:04, Colorado, US

Frolic, Emmett Sparling, 1:58, Canada



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