Cult films often transcend traditional notions of “good” and “bad” while featuring memorable characters, shocking scenes, and quotable dialogue. Over the years, thousands of movies have earned recognition as cult classics, from influential works of pop art like Eraserhead and Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! to trash masterpieces such as Miami Connection and Fateful Findings.
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The Meaning of Tea is an engaging and whimsical documentary film that explores the romance and complexities surrounding tea, a universally beloved and widely consumed beverage. Along with offering poignant glimpses at the deeper character of tea, the film sheds light on its many varieties, whose value, use, practices, and traditions are sometimes misunderstood, neglected, and even threatened by today's marketplace.
Set against the vibrant and colorful backdrop of developing West African countries, Circle of Defense (COD) is a short format documentary about the ongoing fight to eradicate polio and other preventable, life-threatening diseases and how that health infrastructure should be maintained to task shift to other infectious outbreaks, such as Ebola. Polio and Ebola-survivors in the film drive home this urgent need.
Would you dare face your true self? Yifei, a university student who struggles with his identity and longs to ‘find himself’, picks up an abandoned USB. Curious, he plugs it into his laptop to find two images: one which says ‘HIDE’, the other shows a disturbing image. This triggers a curiosity where throughout his day he begins to see a numbered countdown. Will he find himself? Be careful what you wish for.
Film Tag Line: Want to find yourself? Be careful what you wish for.
When an astronaut ponders on the quietude of space, he comes upon a startling self-realisation.
A girl finds an old telephone in an art museum, hits the redial button, and leaves a message for the stranger on the other end.
A Chinese folktale, animated and retold by the 2018-19 fourth grade classes at Crestwood Elementary school in Madison WI. The students wrote the script, drew the storyboards, acted out the voice parts, and did the animation in art class, while the fifth graders composed and performed the score across the hall in the music room.
Grab a mug and park your can. In the heart of Packerland, it's brews and B.S. with Pat Rowland at Calumet Brewing. Ein prosit!
Giving us a taste of the town’s rather unique flavor, Pat has the stories, the brew, and the booming laugh all rolled into one. Rough around the edges and telling it like it is, he’s both full of life and full of it, as the hard-working craft creator, fisherman, entrepreneur, and wild game chef that he is.
Latteship is a 3D animated short created by Flora Hsing-Fang Tsai and Daishi Takishima. The animation story follows Sigri and Kona, two otters who have opposite personalities. They must learn to accept each other to cooperate in order to run a small but popular coffee truck - Sigri Coffee. The story’s theme comes from an African proverb “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.”