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No Time for a Full Session? Have a Quickie Instead!: Great "Micro-feature" Films

by Blue K, Custodian of the Cinema
No Time for a Full Session? Have a Quickie Instead!: Great "Micro-feature" Films by Blue K, Custodian of the Cinema
So you’re tired from school or work, and you think to yourself, “I just don’t have the time to watch a feature length film. I’ll just watch an hour of mindless television. Maybe American Idol or Britain’s Got Talent (or whatever other pop culture shit is on in your neck of the globe)” Well, don’t do it! The custodian sold both of his televisions two years ago and bought a projector instead, but he realizes that this is a feat for no mere mortals. So watch these micro-features instead. Micro-features are generally defined as films lasting between 25 and 75 minutes that still retain the same conventions of longer features. They just happen to… Read more

So you’re tired from school or work, and you think to yourself, “I just don’t have the time to watch a feature length film. I’ll just watch an hour of mindless television. Maybe American Idol or Britain’s Got Talent (or whatever other pop culture shit is on in your neck of the globe)” Well, don’t do it! The custodian sold both of his televisions two years ago and bought a projector instead, but he realizes that this is a feat for no mere mortals. So watch these micro-features instead. Micro-features are generally defined as films lasting between 25 and 75 minutes that still retain the same conventions of longer features. They just happen to be shorter, often due to budget and time constraints. But these films often pack just as much artistic punch, if not more, than their longer counterparts. A short film is more like a nice make-out session. But a micro-feature is the real thing, just sweet and quick—and therefore, sometimes even better than a regular session.

So the custodian urges you to avoid the utterly lame pop culture sedatives, and to stimulate your minds with these gems you can enjoy in about an hour or less. You get the satisfaction of a feature at a fraction of the time.

Y’all have no excuses now. ;)

And of course, as always, suggestions are welcome.

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