Time Traveler’s Wife writer Audrey Niffenegger said she “loves the work” of filmmaker Chris Hefner, “specializ(ing) in startling, often retro stories.”

Hefner shows his silent film-inspired experimental short films, five new video loops, and “fragmentary bits” of his in-progress feature “The Pink Hotel,” “a portrait of the moment in which a previously grand, luxurious lifestyle is revealed to be woefully unstable,” Saturday 9/12 at Swimming Pool Project Space.