October 13, 2017
Fri Oct 13 8:45PM | The New Orleans Advocate | Member $10 General $13
Turtles Are Always Home (Sokun al Sulhufat)
Canada, Lebanon, Qatar | 2016 | 12 min | DIR: Rawane Nassif
A short essay about the meaning of home and the search for it in a transient environment.
Puerto Rico, USA | 2017 | 11 min | DIR: José Fernando Rodriguez
Shot on Hi8, a teenage boy in 2002 Puerto Rico films odd and unusual movie vignettes of himself–and tries to get a girl’s attention in the process.
USA | 2017 | 5 min | DIR: Bradly Dever Treadaway (World Premiere)
An exploration of a punishment enforced by the artist’s grandfather: that of kneeling on the family’s heating grate.
USA | 2017 | 12 min | DIR: Marnie Ellen Hertzler
A PowerPoint presentation about snakes and would-have-been situations.
USA | 2017 | 5 min | DIR: Erika Rosie Rosato (World Premiere)
Mirroring footage from New Orleans and the filmmaker’s home in Brooklyn, a ghostly time capsule documents the digestion of white privilege and self image.
USA | 2017 | 4 min | DIR: Katherine Vivaldi (World Premiere)
The disruptions and imperfections that occur within the frames of light as a camera travels through space inconsistently.
Return to Forms
USA | 2016 | 10 min | DIR: Zachary Epcar
A constellation of objects, each emerging into the soft peach-light void of an indeterminate condominium space.
USA | 2017 | 9 min | DIR: Xander Robin, Lance Lizardi
A young man takes his love for lizards to the extreme.
The Garden of Delight
The Netherlands, USA | 2017 | 12 min | DIR: Michael Fleming
Three scenes reflecting on paradise, lust, and hell.
Memory of August
USA | 2017 | 6 min | DIR: Margaret Rorison (US Premiere)
Intimate spaces of time spent with the filmmaker’s grandmother, Margaret, during a monthlong recovery in a rehabilitation center in Baltimore.
USA | 2017 | 2 min | DIR: Benjamin Rouse (World Premiere)
Bodies move through space, and with every step, a blot.
Community Partner: Shotgun Cinema