WHOLPHIN NO. 1

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The debut issue of Wholphin includes Spike Jonze's revealing, and never publicly screened, portrait of Al Gore, made during the election campaign of 1999; an excerpt from David O. Russell's controversial film on U.S. soldiers in Iraq; Miguel Arteta and Miranda July's beautiful short Are You The Favorite Person Of Anybody?; a bewildered Selma Blair's eventful visit to the gynecologist; a Turkish sitcom resubtitled by several notable writers; some rare 1970s Iranian animation which was smuggled out of the country; a Dutch artist singing classic rock backward; and a sudden and unexplained appearance by David Byrne.

Table of Contents
13 films. 155 minutes

THE BIG EMPTY
As seen in the YouTube Screening Room
Directed by Lisa Chang and Thomas Siegel
Produced by Daniel Dubiecki
Starring Selma Blair
Short Film Adaptation, 21:04 minutes

ARE YOU THE FAVORITE PERSON OF ANYBODY?
As seen in the YouTube Screening Room
Directed by Miguel Arteta
Written by Miranda July
Starring John C Reilly, Mike White and Miranda July
Short Film, 4:11 minutes

AL GORE DOCUMENTARY
Directed by Spike Jonze
Documentary, 13:00 minutes

THE WRITER
Directed by Carson Mell
Animation, 3:10 minutes

SOLDIER’S PAY
Directed by David O. Russell
Documentary, 11:18 minutes

MALEK KHORSHID
Directed by Ali Akbar Sadeghi
Iranian Animation, 16:00 minutes

THE HOUSE IN THE MIDDLE
Presented by the National Clean Up, Paint Up, Fix Up Bureau in 1954
Instructional Video, 6:00 minutes

THE DELICIOUS
Directed by Scott Prendergast
Short Film, 15:54 minutes

TATLI HAYAT (”THE SWEET LIFE”)
Scripts by Jack Pendarvis, Brian Reich, Rodney Rothman, A.G. Pasquella and
Brian Evenson
Re-scripted Turkish Sitcom, 25:00 minutes

GRIMM’S TALES 2: DEATH OF THE HEN
Directed by Brian Dewan
Animation, 15:45 minutes

STAIRWAY AT ST. PAUL
Directed by Jeroen Offerman
Performance Art, 8:30minutes

THE GREAT ESCAPE
Directed by Jeroen Offerman
Art Film, 10:11 minutes

UNTITLED PATTON/BYRNE PIECE
Directed by Wholphin
Starring Patton Oswalt and David Byrne
Short Film, 6:42 minutes

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