The Man in the Bushes

16mm, archival footage TRT: 5:50, USA, 2017
A film by Vasilios Papaioannu and Emma Piper-Burket

Logline:
A filmmaker follows a man as he searches for clues to understand the father he never knew.

Synopsis:
The distance from the Moon to Earth averages 238,855 miles. Both astronomical bodies are made up of the same elements in different proportions; one supports life, the other does not. A filmmaker follows a man as he searches for clues to understand the father he never knew. Armed with a stack of photographs, a street address and the knowledge that the man's father was an astronaut, the two explore their surrounding environs in order to unravel the mysteries of living on planet earth.

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[screenings]

• Braziers Mini Indi Film Festival ~OBSERVED ECOLOGIES~ // Oxfordshire, UK // May 2019
• NewFilmmakers NY, Anthology Film Archives // New York City, NY // May 2019
• Santa Cruz International Film Festival // Santa Cruz, Argentina // April 2019
• MicroActs & GUISE Collective curated program ~ANALOGUE FUTURES” // London, UK // April 2019
• WAV Venice Audio-Visual Show // Venice, Italy // February 1-9 2019
• Sharjah Film Platform - Sharjah Foundation // Sharjah, UAE // January 2019
-21 January 2019 (Al Hamra Cinema)
-23 January 2019 (Africa Hall)
• 7th International Video Poetry Festival // Athens, Greece // December 2018
• ULTRAcinema // Xalapa, Veracruz, Mexico // November 2018
• Drunken Film Festival // Oakland, CA // October 2018
• Unseen Festival // Denver, CO // September 2018
• Moviate Underground Film Festival // Harrisburg, PA // May 2018
• London Greek Film Festival// London, UK // May 2018
• AXW, Anthology Film Archives // New York City, NY // April 2018
• The West Virginia Mountaineer Short Film Festival // Morgantown, WV // April 2018
• Lucca Film Festival e Europa Cinema // Lucca, Italy // April 2018
• IBAFF Festival Internacional de Cine de Murcia // Murcia, Spain // March 2018
• aDifferent Film Festival // Milwaukee, WI // February 2018

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[Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Market]