The Cleansing Hour

Cleansing Hour, The

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Thu Mar 2, 2017 – 5:00 pm | Hendricks Arts Center
Sat Mar 4, 2017 – 12:00 pm | La Casa Grande


The Cleansing Hour

Directed by Damien LeVeck

Short Narrative
USA | 18 min | 2016


Lance and Drew have found success running the only webcast that streams LIVE exorcisms. However, every episode is an elaborately staged hoax, created to dupe their global audience.

But when their latest subject turns out to actually be demon-possessed, Lance and Drew are forced to reckon with their online charade– live in front of millions viewers.



The Cleansing Hour - Damien LeVeckDamien LeVeck
Director

Damien LeVeck began his career editing and producing the award-winning feature-length documentary Corso – The Last Beat (Ethan Hawke). He went on to edit the acclaimed romantic comedy Take Me Home (Sam Jaeger) and has amassed TV editing and producing credits for ABC Family, Fox, History, VH1, CW, SyFy, MTV & TBD

After sharpening his storytelling skills for 10 years in the editing chair, Damien segued into writing and directing, being particularly drawn to the horror genre because of its unique ability to entertain and convey a message, the two hallmarks of his creative ambition.

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Film Information


Director: Damien LeVeck
Country: USA 
Year: 2016
Language: English 
Runtime: 18 min
Rated:  R

Credits


Producers: Shirit Bradley, Natalie LeVeck
Executive Producer:
Dirk Gibson
Writer: Aaron Horwitz
Director of Photography:  Jesse Feldman  
Makeup:  
Jennifer Turgeon 
Production Designer: Theresa Corvino
Costume Designer: Marylou Lim

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Limbo

Limbo

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Thu Mar 2, 2017 – 5:00 pm | Hendricks Arts Center
Sat Mar 4, 2017 – 12:00 pm | La Casa Grande


Limbo

Directed by Konstantina Kotzamani

Short Narrative
Greece, France | 30 min | 2016


The leopard shall lie down with the goat.
The wolves shall live with the lambs.
And the young boy will lead them.
12+1 kids and the carcass of a whale washed ashore…



Konstantina Kotzamani, Director of LimboKonstantina Kotzamani
Director

Born In Komotini, Konstantina Kotzamani Is A Graduate Student Of The Film Department Of Fine Arts Of Thessaloniki. Her Short Movies Have Participated In Several International Festivals And Have Gained Several Awards.

Her Film Washingtonia Premiered In Berlinale 2014 In The Berlinale Shorts Competition Program. Washingtonia Was Awarded By The Hellenic Film Academy As The Best Short Film 2014 And Nominated For The Best Short Film By The European Film Academy 2015 (Efa Awards).

Konstantina Kotzamani Was Selected To Present Her Work In Future Frames At The 50th Karlovy Vary Film Festival 2015.

Her Last Short Film Yellow Fieber Premiered In Locarno Film Festival 2015 In The International Competition Pardi Di Domani.

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Film Information


Director: Konstantina Kotzamani
Country: Greece, France
Year: 2016
Language: Greek
Runtime: 30 min
RatedPG13

Credits


Producers: Ron Dyens, Maria Drandaki
Cinematographer/DP:  Giorgos Karvelas
Film Editing: 
Yannis Chalkiadakis
Production Design: Dafni Kalogianni
Original Music/Composer:  Lawrence English

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The Virgin Soldier

Virgin Soldier, The

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Thu Mar 2, 2017 – 5:00 pm | Hendricks Arts Center
Sat Mar 4, 2017 – 12:00 pm | La Casa Grande


The Virgin Soldier

Directed by Erwan LeDuc

Short Narrative
France | 37 min | 2016


Two soldiers, Daniel and Jerome, flee a war that we don’t see and from which we know nothing. Jerome is badly injured, he will die, he says it, he knows it, he is afraid. Then Jérôme confesses to Daniel his last will: he does not want to die a virgin, he wants to die loved …



The Virgin Soldier - Erwan LeDucErwan LeDuc
Director,  Writer

Born in 1977, Erwan Le Duc directed three amateur short films in his teenage years. His studies in Political Sciences lead him towards other adventures, working for the French embassy in Yemen or the Ministry of Culture in Paris. In 2008, he joined the online edition of Le Monde as a journalist, and started in parallel a comeback to cinema. First as a scriptwriter, notably for the syrian director Meyar Al Roumi, then as a director with the short films “Superintendent Perdrix does not travel for nothing” (2012), « Never Ever (2014), Meow Meow Fur » (2015) and « The virgin soldier » (2016). He is currently writing a feature film while preparing the shooting of a second short film. And still works for Le Monde as the chief editor of the sports department.

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Film Information


Director: Erwan LeDuc
Country: France
Year: 2016
Language: French
Runtime: 37 min
Rated: R

Credits


Producers: Erwan LeDuc
Executive Producer: Sébastien Haguenauer
Cinematographer/DP:  Nicolas Mesdom
Production Design: Charlotte Luneau

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