"The Game," an experimental documentary by Salt Lake filmmaker Mel Halbach, highlights a two-day program of short films from the 1991 Ann Arbor Film Festival to be screened by the Utah Film & Video Center Wednesday and Thursday, May 23 and 24.
Two separate two-hour programs will be shown Wednesday and Thursday, respectively, at 7:30 p.m. in the Salt Lake Art Center auditorium, 20 S. West Temple. Admission for each program is $5 or a pass for both shows is $8.Among the selected works to be shown is the Best of the Festival winner, "Dizzy," by Matthew Buckingham of New York.
Also scheduled are "New Shoes: An Interview in Exactly Five Minutes," by Ann Marie Fleming of Vancouver, winner of the Most Promising Filmmaker Award, and "Choreography for a Copy Machine (Photocopy Cha Cha)," by Chel White of Portland, winner of the Best Animation Award.
The Ann Arbor festival began in 1953 and is the oldest 16mm independent film festival in the country. More than 100 films were screened over the festival's five-day run, selected from some 250 entries.
For further information phone the Utah Film & Video Center, 534-1158.