Selections from the 2018 Five College Film Festival
A variety of local and international voices lend perspective through film to universal emotions in this coming together of brevity and creativity.
These exceptional works range from animation, comedy, and drama to the exploration of pure form in film and video.
The Gilded Cage tells the history of a historic elevator powered by Northampton city water pressure.
Set in the near future when artificial organs can be bought on credit, it revolves around a man who struggles to make the payments on a heart he has purchased.
Including interviews with leading experts and Henson descendants, Josiah is an unmissable documentary that restores a hero of the abolitionist movement to his rightful place in history.
The Pain of Others is a YouTube compilation film about Morgellons, a mysterious illness whose sufferers say they have parasites under the skin.
Mark Mulcahy plays the title character in this dark comedy about a 1970’s New England commune.
Dan has been slowly acquiring ancient equipment over the years in order to take control of the ghosts.
Lauren Cook is an Associate Professor of Cinema at the University of Hartford