Brainwash

Report From Brainwash Silver

We are Brainwash Movies, doing the Brainwash Movie Festival. We’ve been going every year for 24 years, and are looking forward to celebrating our 25th Silver anniversary this festival season with you!. Presenting an aesthetic beyond the parameters of the everyday & the usual, we expand into the roots of the underground, experimental & just plain charming. We are pleased as punch to be able to announce our show night programs & ticket information:

Movies Friday, July 12th, Saturday, July 13th, Friday, July 19th & Saturday, July 20th, all starting at 9:00pm.

The Brainwash Silver Anniversary Party Sunday, July 21st at 6:00pm.

Tickets! Only $15 ea., at the door, Big Discounts online!
$10 ea. at Universe with a Tweet for us! Click here.

We thank all of the movie-makers & friends who have contributed to everybody’s unusal cinematic experiences at Brainwash Movies.

And beyond…

We hope you love our shows!

Know before you go… Our movie shows start at 9:00pm, our party this year at 6:00pm. We like to keep it dark. We will be broadcasting our movies on FM into your car stereo if you so choose. Or sit outside! If you and all of your 20 friends are in desperate need of snacks at the shows, bring snacks with you! Bring a jacket or blankee, too, because it can get chilly!



Friday, 7/12/2019 9:00pm
Icons0:05:10Ronnie
Cramer
Five hundred years of world art in five minutes
The Snail0:10:42Mohammad
Towrivarian
Iranian migrants story
Showtime0:15:40Shawn
Antoine II
A subway dancer gets a break in NYC
Insectavora0:14:03Gary
Beeber
Insectavora:  the Coney Island Sideshow fire eater
Baby Bird0:07:37Katie Locke
O’Brien
Jen and Paul attend a dinner party. Life will never be the same
Gamer’s Wife0:07:26Brian
Morelan
He wins, she prevails
a warm glass of milk 0:03:09HEC.
Examining a history related to inner ear infections and motherhood
One Nation0:08:50Rodney
Remson
Raider Nation, the Oakland Raiders fanbase
Outcry0:05:19Lucinda
Luvaas
Visual poem
Cut-Subtitle- High0:01:40Mehrdad
Bakhshi
2 heads are better than 1
Perception Picnic0:03:21John
Akre
A brain and an eye go on a picnic
Light Matter0:05:00Virgil
Widrich
Pulsating light creates
Total Time (approx.)1:29:00



Saturday, 7/13/2019 9:00pm
Obstructions0:01:00Eric
Maierson
Do you recognize this?
Holy Spirit1:37:28Karin
Lueders
Is “Jesus” a serial killer?
Total Time1:38:28



Friday, 7/19/2019 9:00pm
OCD0:05:00Ken
Glaser
A positive message for OCD’ers 
UnderSee0:07:47Margie
Kelk
The destruction produced by humans in the Antarctic environment
A Fusilli Western0:04:51Jason
Kuchar
Our hero embarks on a quest to bring two outlaws to justice
The Edge of the World0:08:40Jonathan
Ritter
Isolated woman breaks out?
I Am He Who Created Himself0:03:35Emma Penaz
Eisner
Joining with his shadow, the first god creates himself
Team Teenettes0:24:55Brian
Morelan
Girls gone super
Tank Man0:14:40Robert
Peters
Tank Man, who stood in front of Tienanmen Square tanks
Mr. Throw ‘Em Down The Stairs0:10:41Mitchell
Pratt
To save a friend’s life, a prankster throws himself down a flight of stairs
Odes0:04:30Jon &
Jordan
Total Time (approx.) 1:24:00



Saturday, 7/20/2019 9:00pm
Pie0:03:30Doug
Cox
A man with a daily pie in the face
BURN0:14:59Judson
Vaughan
In the midst of hysteria and tragedy, a child is born
TONiGHT1:05:19Joey
Severini
On the night of their senior prom…
Lilly Goes Fishing0:07:52Xstine
Cook
Lilly embarks on an adventure at a lakeside fishing camp
Total Time (approx.) 1:31:00

The Awards Presentations

Movie Maker prizes generously provided by 
Jungle Software
InkTip
Videomaker  Magazine
Space by Nimby
Please patronize these good businesses!
They are promoting Independent ART!



Sunday, 7/21/2019 6:00pm Silver Party fare:

Music by 

Ray Cepeda,

The Spiral Electric
 
Clay Andrews (vox, guitar, keys) Nicolas Percey (guitar) Cedar Wintgate (bass) Matias Drago (drums)   

&


The Special Brainwash Retro Vids.:
1995 – Eyestruck0:09:32Int’l Media/Poetry Film Wk.shop
Vincent, VincentEdmund
Skellings
 The Miracle Is the Shortest Time Mindy 
Molinari
UntitledMindy 
Molinari
Hamp Gelp MTVDJ Krzysik/
MD Kuczajda
Find Your Place Hot Tub Man/
Scott Bartlett
1996 – Jesus Festival Trailer0:05:00DJ Krzysik/
Scott Arford
2003 – Brainwash TV Pilot0:26:22Jesse
Block
Tow Truck AttackAron
Ranen
Shortstop Joel
Berry
Thought Bubble
Billy Greene/
Jean Margaret
2005 – Pilot Show 01.020:26:28DJ Krzysik/
Jesse Block
TwitchLeah
Meyerhoff
Find Your PlaceHot Tub Man/
Scott Bartlett
ShortstopJoel
Berry
Thought BubbleBilly Greene/
Jean Margaret
2005 – Cannes Trailer0:03:38DJ Krzysik/
Diva Conrad
2006 – Chabot Show0:13:05Dave
Krzysik
Video tapestry I Mark McGothigan
Hamp Gelp DJ Krzysik/
MD Kuczajda
Lunar LunchStan Wisniewski
Bad Trip at Black RockBruce Krueger
The Fool’s ErrandMichael Wardner
Video tapestry IIMark McGothigan
Hamp BackDJ Krzysik/
MD Kuczajda
2010 – Big Weird Time Show0:22:05DJ Krzysik/
J. Gohlke/
D. Maddux
Horror of Our LoveDave Reda
Goodnight HarveyJosh Self/
Orlando Rivera II
2011 – Big Weird Time Awards0:13:07DJ Krzysik/
J. Gohlke/
D. Maddux
2018 – Test – The 2018 Awards0:09:04DJ Krzysik/
Linda Lord

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Brainwash thanks our generous sponsors!



And many thanks to the following contributors — past, present, and future:

Founders: Shelby Toland, Dave Krzysik, Barbara Traub & Scott Arford
Exec. Producer: Duncan Maddux
2018 judges: Linda Lord, Dave Krzysik, Kamala and Shelby Toland

Special Thanks to:
Neil Kaplan, David Sutera, Mike Snook and Nimby, Amy Stabler, Dionne Stevens, Jason Gohlke, (General Partner Emeritus), Ron Baker, Simon Lang, Michael Mohr, Jalal Elhayek, Steve Mobia, Bekah Barnett, Ben the awesome fiddle and banjo player, Doug Campbell, Mark McGothigan, Gary Nakamoto, Dave Reda, Emmanuel Jonas, Steven DeCaprio, Sarah Fisher, Yvette Hochberg, Andy Kirk, D.J. Neel N. Kizmiaz, Lillian Phaeton, Bev Reiser, The Rhythmic Revolution, Hal Robins, Betty Tweedy, Jonathan Logan, Jesse Block, Ed Holmes, Vikki Vaden, Mark States, Victor Ho, John Law, The SF Cacophony Society, (we're on pgs. 230-231), Scott Beale, Rob Schmidt, J.D. Boggmann, Mr. Mystic, M2, Burning Man, Phil Shuey, Kathy Vaquilar, Annie Coulter, Mike Dingle, SomArts, Jabari Herbert, Monsa, Phil Snyder, Mark Thimijian, ALL of our moviemakers! and, in memoriam to Michael Hawk and Les Blank, whose movies live on.

Theme Music for the Festival and Big Weird Time Webisodes: Traffic Man, written by Dave Krzysik & Ed Bullins.
Performed by:
Hot Tub Man: Benny Lewis, Joe Shelby, Gaylord Birch, Nik Phelps, Joe McKinley, & Dave Krzysik. Hot Tub Man, with a different line-up, also performed Find Your Place, moviemaker Scott Bartlett's last movie.

Not To Mention The Doggie Diner Dogheads:

Chill.