How hard is it to find a light in a city where nobody smokes? That's the question posed by Montreal filmmaker Guillaume Lacanal in his short film created for the Wis-Kino first birthday Kabaret long ago in 2003.
A man walking around the heart of Madison -- Capitol Square, State Street, and the UW campus -- is unable to find or make a light for the cigarette dangling from his lips. Not even Bucky Badger can help him. Will his final plea of despair help?
The short film follows below.
Got a light? was created by Dany Lefebvre, Jean-Nicholas Barry, Pierre-Antoine Tremblay, and Lacanal, and screened at the kick-off for the second year of Wis-Kino. The next monthly screening for Madison's short-film society is on Sunday, Mar. 24 at the Escape Java Joint and Gallery on Willy Street. The theme is music videos, so it ought to be a fun one.