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LONELY HEARTS CLUB

Tuesday, Oct 2nd, 2007 - 9:00 PM

Goethe-Institut

Cost: $7

What is it about love that makes us act, say, or feel what we wouldn’t ordinarily otherwise? The characters in these humorous, dramatic and satirical films deal with the uplifting, yet also often isolating, effects of matters of the heart.

Filmmakers in attendance

*We're raflling off a $50 gift certificate to Bambu restaurant at this screening!

Cereal Monogamy

Directed by Anton Delfino

Running Time: 14 minutes
Year: 2007
Narrative Fiction
Languages(s): English

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Tempted by the flavor of variety, Frank must choose between the taste he can always depend on and the one that is promiscuously delicious.


Mouse, a love story

Directed by Michael Kim

Running Time: 13 minutes
Year: 2007
Narrative Fiction
Languages(s): English

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Sammy, a 5'4' upcoming Asian American comic, is comforted by his friends at a koreatown bar over the breakup of his 5'10' blonde girlfriend. Unknowingly, an equally talented Asian American female comic sits close by, head over heels for Sammy's affection. His misconception of Asian women is dramatically changed as a simple bathroom trip reveals love can be hiding in all the wrong places.


My Own Private Belly Dancer

Directed by Mark Stern

Running Time: 8 minutes
Year: 2006
Narrative Fiction
Languages(s): English

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A comedy about a fungus scientist who is leading a lonely and colorless life until he acquires an imaginary friend: a mischievous belly dancer that nobody else can see.


True Love is Just Filmi

Directed by Bernd Luetzeler

Running Time: 15 minutes
Year: 2003
Narrative Fiction
Languages(s): English

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At once a satire and celebration of traditional Bollywood fare, this "filmi" love story reenactment presents all there is to love and laugh about romantic melodrama.


Semi-Sweet

Directed by Zhibo Lai

Running Time: 8 minutes
Year: 2007
Narrative Fiction
Languages(s): English

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Young and inexperienced Brad tries to win over the girl of his dreams, but not without the help of an eccentric coach.


Distant Voice

Directed by Huan-Chu Wang

Running Time: 8 minutes
Year: 2006
Narrative Fiction
Languages(s): English

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A girl who just broke up with her boyfriend wants to hear from him for the last time.


Lawrence

Directed by Gregory Mitnick

Running Time: 12 minutes
Year: 2006
Narrative Fiction
Languages(s): Japanese w/ subtitles

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A lonely noodle factory worker obsessively speaks to a girl he likes through a tape recorder.


Mei

Directed by Arvin Chen

Running Time: 13 minutes
Year: 2006
Narrative Fiction
Languages(s): Mandarin/Taiwanese w/ subtitles

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Meiís dreams of moving to America are tempered by concerns of leaving her father behind and a co-workerís developing feelings for her.