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Leap Before You Look

LEAP BEFORE YOU LOOK

From director Stephane Goldsand, Leap Before You Look is a deep documentary short that tells a story about a couple’s opposing feelings on having children. Faced with his wife’s desire to become a mother, the filmmaker goes on a quest to find out how people decide to have kids and identify the sources of his own hesitation. What emerges is an intimate story, peppered with humor and poignancy, where memories and present moments converge in an effort to redefine a couple’s future. Leap Before You Look is a first-person documentary short that combines various storytelling styles, including vérité, interviews, narration, animations and family archival material.

In the Looking at Short Block at Hyena’s Comedy Nightclub Sunday Sept 25 3:45 PM

Just like NPR ask authors what they are reading and musicians what is on their ipod, VideoFest ask the filmmakers what they are watching online. Here is what Stephane said

korsakow.org – non-lineal interactive narratives
shopsins.com – a very quirky content selection
telegraph21.com – a documentary and art video magazine
cinemagraphs.com – diverse scenes based on animated GIFs

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About VideoFest

The Video Association of Dallas is dedicated to promoting an understanding of video as a creative medium and cultural force in our society, and to supporting and advancing the work of Texas artists working in video and the electronic arts. Through its programs and information services, the Video Association intends to educate and inform artists, students, educators, critics, video and film producers and an interested public so they may better understand, appreciate and evaluate the creative possibilities of the video medium. It will also provide a forum for the work of regional video artists, in order to stimulate excellence in their work and provide the opportunity for dialogue and critical discussion.

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