ODE TO THE WHALE OF CHRIST
Saturday, October 8
(2021, DCP, 30min) A Silent Film, by David Matthew Johnson. A black and white film with a rhythmic abundance of text that scatters across the screen and a meditative pace that creates a visually compelling sensory experience.
She carries He, a man eternally asleep. We witness She’s struggle carrying, feeding, bathing, and caring for He, until She can lift He no longer.
“A stylish short movie that dares to be black & white and silent. Yet, it is never silent.” – Luminous Void
“An account of everyday human toil, the kind fated to simultaneous perseverance and utter absence of reward.” – Indie Shorts Mag