Oct 18, 23
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FRI OCT 18 | 2:00PM | THE RANCH AT CAC – filmmakers in attendance
WED OCT 23 | 11AM | BLUE ORLEANS THEATER (THE ADVOCATE)
Canada | 2018 | 21 Min
DIR: Ross Lai
A woman, forced to serve over ten years in jail after suffering a stillbirth in her ninth month of pregnancy, illuminates El Salvador’s hyper-strict abortion regulations.
Made in Palestine (صنع في فلسطين)
Palestine, USA | 2019 | 8 Min
DIR: Mariam Dwedar
Hirbawi Textiles is the last remaining factory in Palestine that produces the iconic Palestinian scarf known as the Kuffiyeh.
Canada | 2018 | 13 Min
DIR: Alexandra Lazarowich
This film explores the return of the Blackfoot bareback horse racing tradition in a new form: the Indian Relay.
Ài Bàba (Love Dad)
USA | 2019 | 6 Min
DIR: Connie Huang
An intimate recording between a mother and her seven-year-old daughter discussing divorce.
USA | 2018 | 14 Min
DIR: Heqiuzi Wang
Firearm and footwear. Food and space. Memory and reality. Chinese women immigrants shoot guns and dance to fight their insecurities.
Passing: A Family in Black & White
USA | 2019 | 8 Min
DIR: Robin Cloud
After years of hearing the story of her Nebraska cousins who, unbeknownst to them, were passing for white, filmmaker Robin Cloud reaches out, sparking a transformative journey through the South and Midwest.
Simple Things (Dvarim Pshutim)
Israel | 2019 | 31 Min
DIR: Liel Sharon-Gur
Raised on a secular Israeli kibbutz, an ultra-Orthodox Jew searches for love the ultra-Orthodox way: set-up on over 100 dates by her determined matchmaker.
Sponsored by The Helis Foundation and Canada
This screening is free thanks to the generous support of The Helis Foundation.