October 18 – 22
A Night in the Garden
USA | 2017 | 7 MIN
DIR: Marshall Curry
In 1939, New York’s Madison Square Garden was host to an enormous—and shocking—gathering of 22,000 Americans that has largely been forgotten from our history.
BELGIUM | 2016 | 14 MIN
DIR: Sam Peeters
An ironic caricature of life in the Flemish suburbs, this film reflects the current European zeitgeist, where right-wing populism is spreading like wildfire, most popularly in quiet, white neighborhoods where people are shielded from different cultures and lifestyles.
Germany, New Zealand | 2018 | 29 MIN
DIR: Elliott McKee
Ebrahim, an 18-year-old Syrian refugee, lives a life of constant uncertainty. Having survived the journey to Europe, he now waits in a camp in central Greece—stuck halfway between the home he loves but had to flee, and his new life in Europe.
USA | 2017 | 11 MIN
DIR: Priscilla Gonzalez Sainz
Immigrants just released from detention centers spend their first night in Oakland at a motel, paid through the charity of a local pastor. For one night of respite they rest, reflect, and prepare for the next phase of their journey.
USA, Venezuela, Colombia | 2017 | 17 MIN
DIR: Luz Marina Zamora
A portrait of a woman born in Colombia who came to the United States a sweet lamb and became a fierce tiger.
The Bony Lady (La Flaca)
Brazil, Mexico, USA | 2018 | 20 MIN
DIR: Adriana Barbosa, Thiago Zanato
A film about Arely Vazquez, a transgender woman and leader of the Santa Muerte (Saint Death) Cult in Queens, New York.