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MadCat Women’s International Film Festival : Cut Snip Ooze

Contemporary Animated Films by Women

Friday, October 3, 2003, 8:00 pm, $7-

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Cut Snip Ooze: Contemporary Animated Films by Women

This collection of animated and optically manipulated films investigates unsolved crimes and medical mysteries.

Chronicles of an Asthmatic Stripper Sarah Jane Lapp
2002 5 min Color, 35mm US East Bay Premiere
Lapp¹s 1500 simple and stunning drawings, combined with Mark Dresser¹s
contrabass solo score bring to life a set of ill-equipped lungs in
Chronicles of an Asthmatic Stripper.

Anorexie Jenni Tietze
1999 13 min Color 16mm Germany US Premiere
With biting humor and dry sarcasm, Anorexie is not a typical film about
eating disorders. Tietze posits anorexia as a murderer with the organization
United Diets as its accomplice.

Cut Snip Ooze Marianna Ellenberg
2003 5 min Color 16mm US West Coast Premiere
The vibrant colors of unidentifiable organic matter pulsate and create a
state of anxious, meditative beauty in Cut Snip Ooze.

Monkeys and Lumps Nancy Andrews
2003 38 min b/w 16mm US West Coast Premiere
Performance artist, puppeteer and filmmaker Nancy Andrews¹s new film Monkeys
and Lumps chronicles Ima Plume, a public illustrator or ³chalk-talk
specialist.² In her spare time, Plume examines nonhuman life forms called
³globsters.² Andrews successfully combines intricate and
beautifully-rendered hand-drawn animation and puppetry with live-action
elements and optically-printed found footage of Jane Goodall.

Cows Gabriela Golder
2002 4 min Color Beta SP Argentina US Premiere
Utilizing video effects Golder reveals a gory feeding frenzy.

monstruo Carolina Esparragoza
2002 2:22 min Color Mini DV Mexico US Premiere
monstruo is a brief and eerily animated video which imagines a monster¹s

Historia del Desierto Celia Galan Julve
2002 6 min Color Beta UK
Spanish with English subtitles
Julve creates a stop-motion work of art with Historia del Desierto. This
striking ³documentary² reveals the brutal crimes of fictitious character
Rosita Guzman, a.k.a La Mocha, who kept the police and her acquaintances
guessing about her dexterous abilities for over forty years.

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motivated, 20th Century definition of the women¹s film festival.” (The
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