Movies by Crimes of the Art and Discordian Films
“Silent Sentinel” tells the true story of the night in 1917 when woman’s suffrage activist crept through a graveyard to meet with National Woman’s Party leader Alice Paul. Paul was being held under brutal conditions in Washington’s District Jail for the crime of demanding that women be allowed to vote.
“Hats in the Ring” was Discordian Films’ entry into the 2015 DC 48 Hour Political and Comedy Project. It’s a political farce that looks at what happens when what’s on a politician’s head is more important than what’s in it.
This is a one minute video made for Alex Bond for his entry to a Dr Pepper-sponsored scholarship competition. Joe Dzikiewicz did all behind-the-camera work. It features Alex and Greg Bond. See the video
“Flowers for Daniel” is a film noir made for the 2014 Richmond 48 Hour Film Project. All parts are played by Joe Dzikiewicz, and are crew work was all done by Joe and Julie Dzikiewicz.
“Flowers for Daniel” won the award for best use of character in the Richmond 48 Hour Film Project.
“Quietus” was Discordian Film’s entry into the 2014 Washington, DC, 48 Hour Film Project. It is a silent movie about what happens when Polly finds that she can no longer take the noise in her office.
“Top Dog” was Discordian Film’s entry into the 2013 National Film Challenge. The National Film Challenge requires making a short film in three days. Discordian Films drew Dark Comedy as the genre, and “Top Dog” tells a dark and humorous tale about a dog trainer and her very unusual pet.
“Top Dog” won the award for best Dark Comedy in the 2013 National Film Challenge.
“Shutdown” was the first film made by Crimes of the Art. “Shutdown” was made during the government shutdown of 2013 and was inspired by political events. It asks what would happen if a family tried to operate like Congress. It’s political satire.