New Jersey Film Festival

United States Super 8 Film and Digital Video Festival Day 2

Expired February 22, 2021 4:45 AM
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Now in its 33rd year, the United States Super 8mm Film & Digital Video Festival is the largest and longest running juried festival of its kind in North America. The festival encourages any genre (including animation, documentary, personal, narrative, and experimental) made on Super 8mm/8mm film, Hi 8mm/8mm, or digital video. We invite you to discover cutting-edge works created by passionate filmmakers with these small-gauge media formats. The 33rd annual United States Super 8mm Film & Digital Video Festival will be held virtually February 20+21, 2021. The Festival will include a different program each evening.

This is a film shot entirely on black and white double 8mm film stock. It is about what it's like to be there during the shooting process. The shutter of the camera is heard throughout the film, multiple layers of drunken conversation are stacked on top of each other, and the overall soundtrack evokes the feeling of these times in the summer. The hazy, inconsistent image is more akin to our memories than a high fidelity image would be and this film is like a brief glimpse into my memories. This is my most personal project. 2020; 6 min.

  • Year
  • Runtime
    6 minutes
  • Language
  • Country
    United States
  • Director
    Alec Gessert
  • Executive Producer
    Alec Gessert
  • Music
    Max McMeeken, Josh Moser