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Exclusive: BAM's Crossing Brooklyn Ferry to Feature Shorts by Bill Morrison and His Cat Gene, Jonas Mekas and Joseph Gordon Levitt

By Devin Lee Fuller | Indiewire April 23, 2012 at 3:18PM

The Brooklyn Academy of Music has provided Indiewire with its entire short film program for the Crossing Brooklyn Ferry Festival taking place next month.
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Jonas Mekas' "Happy Easter Ride" will screen at Crossing Brooklyn Ferry.
Eric Kohn Jonas Mekas' "Happy Easter Ride" will screen at Crossing Brooklyn Ferry.

The Brooklyn Academy of Music has provided Indiewire with its entire short film program for the Crossing Brooklyn Ferry Festival taking place next month.

The lineup includes films from Bill Morrison and his cat Gene, legendary experimental filmmaker Jonas Mekas, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and TV on the Radio's Tunde Adebimpe.

The program is curated by Bryce Dessner and Aaron Dessner of The National.

The three-day festival runs May 3 - 5 and will also include performances from St. Vincent, the Walkmen, Beirut and others. For more information, visit the Crossing Brooklyn Ferry site.

Here's a short preview of Bill Morrison and Gene's short, "A Trip to the Beach."

Full line-up below

Bill Morrison & Gene, A Trip to the Beach (2012) 12min. Music composed by William Basinski.

Jonas Mekas, Happy Easter Ride (2012) 9min. Music by Dalius Naujo Orchestra.

Joseph Gordon-Levitt and hitRECord, And A New Earth Reprise (2012) 3min. Music composed by wirrow.

Justin Davis Anderson, Derailed (2012) 17min. Music composed by Juan Comas.

Matthew Ritchie, Monstrance (2012) 10min. Music composed by Bryce Dessner.

Michael Brown, Mobile Part 4 (2012) 8min. Music composed by Glenn Kotche.

Poppy de Villeneuve, And so, we begin again (2012) 7min. Music composed by Missy Mazzoli.

Su Friedrich, "Practice Makes Perfect" (2012) 11min. West African drumming performed by Kam Kelly and the students of Intermediate School 292.

Tunde Adebimpe / Ohal Greitzer, Tina Morenita (2012) 7min. Music composed by Ohal Greitzer and Tunde Adebimpe.
 

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