October 13, 2017

88 min.


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.

Adolescence (Adolescencia)

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.

Growing Girl

USA | 2017 | 12 min | DIR: Marnie Ellen Hertzler

A PowerPoint presentation about snakes and would-have-been situations.

Melancholy Baby

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.

Lance Lizardi

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