In February 2012, the Farnsworth Art Museum and The Strand Theatre in Rockland, Maine, inaugurated a new series of short creative films entitled Rockland Shorts: An International Short Film Series. The series, shown in The Strand, includes an hour of short films selected from an open call to filmmakers. As part of the screening, select filmmakers and media artists included in the series will join in a discussion at The Strand in person or via Skype for a conversation with the audience.
The February 2013 screening will be:
Trials and Tribulations
Opening work by Siebren Versteeg
Trotteur - Canada
The Pirate of Love – Iceland
Oh Willy... – Belgium, France, and The Netherlands
Prrrride – Israel
Triumph of the Wild - The Netherlands
Unwinding – Local work by Annie Bailey
Next floor – Canada
Life in a Minute – Norway
Films tickets will be sold at the door prior to the screening: $8.50 general admission; $7.50 Farnsworth members.
|Filmmakers are able to submit directly to:
Farnsworth Art Museum
16 Museum Street
Rockland, ME 04841
All entries will be no longer than 25 minutes and will be chosen solely on the quality of the material.
Rockland Shorts will strive to show contemporary, questing, independent films that help define the digital generation without restriction of culture, format, formula or genre. This series is being organized by the Farnsworth Art Museum’s Education Department and Program Director Sally Levi.