It's that time again. Lowcountry Indie Shorts is South Carolina's short film festival, presenting local, regional, national, and international shorts. This year's fest will take place at the Terrace Theater, and admission is $7 general admission and $5 for film society members for each block of films. Red Carpet members get free admission to the entire fest. Actual showtimes will be posted closer to the event date.
Caldera - Evan Viera - Massachusetts - 11:23
The story follows a young girl, suffering from psychosis, who goes off her medication and leaves a bleak metropolis to immerse herself in a vibrant oceanic cove. Ultimately, the story is about the young girl’s impossible predicament, where she can not live in either the fantastical and haunting world of psychosis or in the marginalizing society that mandates her medication.
Jazz Hands - Robin Condon - North Charleston, SC - 07:00
A once-rebellious young woman returns home and makes an unexpected friendship. Played at 2012 Charleston International Film Festival
Written in Ink - Martin Rath - Poland - 12:00
Written in Ink is a documentary about hope. The poignant story of a man trying to regain contact with his sister after 14 years of silence. But can one change what has already been written in ink? Nominated for Best Short Documentary at 2012 SXSW and played over 50 other festivals worldwide.
Jack Brickman, Memories Of A Life So Far - Tony di Resta - Charleston, SC - 20:00
A film highlighting moments in the life of a ninety year old lawyer who still works and gives to the community.
Robbie - Neil Harvey - Australia - 08:45
Set 6000 years the future, Robbie charts the existential reflections of an aging robot drifting alone through space on the last of his battery life. All footage was culled from the NASA archives and edited to create the film.
A Chjána (The Plain) - Jonas Carpignano - Italy - 20:41
True events inspired this compelling tale of an African migrant worker and his best friend in the wake of the most significant race riot in Italian history. A stirring story of rebellion, solidarity and friendship. WINNER of Venice International Film Festival and four other fests. Played at 2012 SXSW and 15 other festivals worldwide.