VIDLINGS & TAPEHEADS FILM FESTIVAL 2019
JUNE 28TH & 29TH (VIP & Filmmaker Events on the 30TH)
Ant Hall & Ghost Light | 2320 Caniff Avenue, Hamtramck, MI 48212
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FRIDAY, JUNE 28TH, 2019
VTFF2019 Kickoff / OLD TIMEY DOUBLE FEATURE • Doors 6:00PM
VTFF2019 Trailer \(o0o)/
Metropolis with Live Original Score composed and performed by David DiDonato (feature, 1927) Directed by Fritz Lang 7:00PM Special Selection
Metropolis is set in a futuristic urban dystopia and follows the attempts of Freder, the wealthy son of the city master, and Maria, a saintly figure to the workers, to overcome the vast gulf separating the classes in their city and bring the workers together with Joh Fredersen, the city master. The film’s message is encompassed in the final inter-title: “The Mediator Between the Head and the Hands Must Be the Heart.”
Meat Wrapped in Dough (2:00) Directed by Tracy Park (website) | Special Selection
Everyone’s favorite food group! A light-hearted homage to delicious meat wrapped in tasty dough.
Lake Michigan Monster (78:14, feature, 2018) Directed by Ryland Brickson Cole Tews 9:30PM (facebook) Special Selection | Michigan Premiere
An eccentric ship captain and a crew of specialists plot revenge against the most mysterious creature of the deep — the Lake Michigan Monster.
Hey look, it’s 2019—a NEW YEAR with NEW OPPORTUNITIES to hold space with unconventional, underrepresented, and unbelievably-awesome short films, live music, and art! In other words: let’s get YEAR THREE of the Vidlings & Tapeheads Film Festival underway!
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Film submissions are now OPEN! For information on the kinds of shorts we’re looking for, as well as rules and deadlines, CLICK HERE.
In the coming months, we’ll be locking sponsors, booking bands and artists, and curating the film program to make 2019’s fest exceptional and extraordinary, positively prodigious and fantastically fun—and intrinsically incredibly interesting. If you’re a filmmaker anywhere in the world, or a musician/artist in Michigan, please reach out to us to learn how you can be a part of the fest. We’re also looking for Michigan-based volunteers—hit us up if you wanna hang out and help out!
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The Vidlings & Tapeheads Film Festival is now accepting submissions for our 2019 Art Exhibition!
We’re looking for 2D or wall-mounted art by Michigan artists to accompany our film festival during the last weekend of June 2019. VTFF encourages and celebrates subversiveness, innovative use of materials and budget, and quirky independent work that doesn’t fit comfortably within any one genre. In keeping with the spirit of unconventional narratives, we’re looking for representational work that tells a story, alludes to a story (illustration-style), or is otherwise character or genre inspired.
We do our best to curate a diverse and engaging program with a progressive group of unconventional filmmakers, musicians, and artists from Michigan and around the world. We strive to be inclusive and welcome people of all ages, genders, ethnicities, nationalities, creeds, orientations, and walks of life to submit!
To get a sense of the venue space and atmosphere, here are some photos from the VTFF2017 Exhibit & VTFF2018 Exhibit.