​​​​​KINOGRAPHIC NOVELS

modern silent films 

"I  heard an accordion player and his lover perform Mozart arias in the middle of a raucous palazzo in Florence and it seemed more fully orchestral than in a symphony hall.  
What would be the equivalent of this in cinematic expression?"

DRACULA (2016)
Winner Best Animated Film, Independent Filmmakers Showcase, Californifornia Film Awards, Mexico International Film Festival, International Independent Film Awards
Who needs another Dracula? We do! This faithful adaptation from Bram Stoker's novel tells the story of a marriage posessed by a demon and the valiiant efforts of the analyst Van Helsing, the broken-hearted doctor, Jack Seward, and the couple-- Jonathan Harker and Minna Murray-- who band together to bring love to consiousness.
Featuring original score by Rachel Knight.
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THE SOMNAMBULISTS (2014)
Winner Best Animated Film, Independent Filmmakers Showcase
In this futuristic story set on an underground colony on the moon, a new drug called Somnambula allows people to live without sleep, but former snake charmer Bruno Flowers discovers that the drug also awakens bizzare self destructive impulses, hypnotic trance-like states and hallucinatory erotic fixations.  Music score by Kevin MacLeod.
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Winner Best Animated Film, Independent Filmmakers Showcase
THE IMMORTAL HEAD (2012)
A young doctor in Weimar Berlin falls in love with a Jewish art student who bears an uncanny resemblace to an antique terra cotta head from the ancient world.  
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THE WOMAN AND THE APE (2011)
Screened at Livingroom Theaters in conjunction with an exhibition of drawings and paintings as Augen Gallery in 2012.​​​


A circus barker falls in love with a female trapeze artist but  is menaced by her jealous husband and his giant ape, Samson.  
THE SOMNAMBULISTS (2014)
Winner Best Animated Film, Independent Filmmakers Showcase
In this futuristic story set on an underground colony on the moon, a new drug called Somnambula allows people to live without sleep, but Bruno Flowers discovers that it also awakens bizzare self destructive impulses, hypnotic trance-like states and hallucinatory erotic fixations.
read review