PISS OFF! THE GOLDEN SHOWER VIDEO FESTIVAL

The deadline for the 6th annual GOLDEN SHOWER VIDEO FESTIVAL is fast approaching! April 28 is the last day to send in your narrative, animation, doc, or experimental film/video that is “out of the main stream”. Format: VHS transfers only (shorts or features on film/video). Entry fee: $10 CASH ONLY!!! (per entry), No checks or money orders. An entry form must accompany all entries.
Here’s the FAQ on this bizarre, underground video festival — Golden Shower Video Festival Facts:
[ What’s up with the name ‘Golden Shower’? ] ^ Besides the obvious meaning, Piss off! is the attitude behind Golden Shower. This film festival is righteously so with a Do It Yourself soul. It’s called a video festival because we video project the entries. We screen the films for an audience, not for profit.
[ What kind of films can we expect to see? ] ^ Length wise, moviegoers can expect to see films that are one minute to feature length. The premise of the festival has a lighthearted approach, but in fact deals with a wide range of genres which include comedy, experimental, narrative, documentary, and animation. This festival gives the disgruntled mainstream moviegoer an alternative.
[ What kind of crowd does the event attract? ] ^ Ranging from senior citizens to seniors in high school. ALL AGES ARE WELCOME. The festival venue is at the Southwest School of Art & Craft in downtown San Antonio.
[ How many people are expected this year? ] ^ Over the entire five-year history of this festival, there have been well over fifteen-hundred festival attendees. Many of the filmmakers included in the festival have participated in audience / filmmaker discussions. This year being the sixth festival, we expect volumes of festival attendees during the course of this two-day event.
Prizes are awarded to the filmmaker for the best film/video.
1st – Low Rider Bicycle 2nd – Miniature Accordion 3rd – Lucha Libre Gear
If film is screened, the filmmaker receives a FREE festival T-shirt, an event poster, and lots more..
Contact: GOLDEN SHOWER VIDEO FESTIVAL ^ Adam Rocha, ^ 8039 Callaghan Rd. PMB #611 ^ San Antonio, TX 78230 ^ tel: (512) 457-8780; ^ voicemail: (210) 885-5888 ^ info@safilm.com ^ http://www.safilm.com




Posted on April 12, 2000 in Festivals by
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