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on Jan 14, 2009

Once again Sundance has teamed with iTunes to showcase a collection of shorts during the fest for free. From January 15 through January 25, visit www.itunes.com/sundance to view 10 shorts from this year’s festival representing a variety of countries, styles, genres, and stories.

They include:

Acting for the Camera (Director: Justin Nowell; Screenwriter: Thomas
Nowell)-An acting class. Today’s scene: the orgasm from ‘When Harry Met

Countertransference (Director: Madeleine Olnek; Screenwriters: Madeleine
Olnek and Cast)-A comedy about an awkward woman with assertiveness
problems who seeks the questionable help of a therapist.

HUG (Director: Khary Jones)-Drew is a musician with a contract ready to
sign. When Asa, his friend and manager, realizes Drew is off his meds
the across-town drive to sign the contract becomes significantly more

Field Notes From Dimension X: Oasis (Director: Carson Mell)-Captain Fred
T. Rogard muses in isolation on planet Oasis.

From Burger It Came (Director: Dominic Bisignano)-An animated film that
recounts early 1980s-era Cold War fears of a young boy in middle
America. Using a variety of techniques, the visual narrative is
colorfully assembled over semi-documentary audio conversations between a
grown adult recounting his fears and his mother’s memory of the time and
her own concerns.

I Live In The Woods (Director: Max Winston)-A Woodsman’s fast-paced
journey, fueled by happiness, slaughter, and a confrontation with
America’s God.

Instead of Abracadabra/Sweden (Director and Screenwriter: Patrik
Eklund)–Tomas is a little bit too old to still be living with his
parents, but his dream of becoming a magician leaves him with no other

James/Northern Ireland (Director: Connor Clements)-A young man grapples
with the impulses and thoughts about being gay.

Magnetic Movie/UK (Directors: Semiconductor: Ruth Jarman + Joe
Gerhardt)-Natural magnetic fields are revealed as chaotic ever-changing
geometries, as scientists from NASA’s space sciences laboratory
excitedly describe their discoveries.

This Way Up/UK (Directors: Adam Foulkes, Alan Smith; Screenwriters: Adam
Foulkes, Alan Smith, Christopher O’Reilly)-Laying the dead to rest has
never been so much trouble.

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