Shorts: Unortho-Docs

 

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AN EXCAVATION OF US
Shirley Bruno, 2017, Haiti/France/Greece, 11 MIN, North American Premiere
The shadows of Napoleon's army fall upon a boat traveling through the mysterious cave named after her legend Marie Jeanne, a female soldier who fought in the Haitian Revolution. It is this battle inside her cave that will become the most successful slave revolution in history.
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HALF A CHICKEN
Sarah Ginsburg and Will Lennon, 2018, USA, 8 MIN, World Premiere
Bryan struggles to keep to his chicken alive.
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MIEDO DE MONOS (FEAR OF MONKEYS)
Michael Arcos, 2018, USA, 6 MIN
My father told me a story about why he is afraid of monkeys. His fear dates back to 1958 in Ecuador. This is what happened........
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MY DEAD DAD'S PORNO TAPES
Charlie Tyrell, 2017, Canada, 14 MIN
Filmmaker Charlie Tyrell seeks to better understand his emotionally distant late-father through the personal belongings he left behind... including a stack of VHS dirty movies. Narrated by David Wain.
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OPTIMISM
Deborah Stratman, 2018, USA, 15 MIN
Draw down the sun.  Sift up the gold.   The urge to relieve a winter valley of permanent shadow and find fortune in alluvial gravel are part of a long history of desire and extraction in the far Canadian north.
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PALENQUE
Sebastián Pinzón Silva, 2017, Colombia, 25 MIN
Guided by motifs of life and death, PALENQUE is an ode to a small town that has greatly contributed to the collective memory of Colombia: San Basilio de Palenque, the first town in the Americas to have broken free from European domination.
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PUMPKIN MOVIE
Sophy Romvari, 2017, Canada, 10 MIN
On Halloween, the director and her friend Skype each other with creepy stories of a particular bent.

Program Notes

 

Ticketholder must be in line 15 minutes prior to show time. No refunds or exchanges.


Screenings of Shorts: Unortho-Docs

Fri 5/4/2018
7:00 PM  MICA Lazarus Studio Center   BUY TICKETS
Sat 5/5/2018
11:15 AM  MICA Lazarus Studio Center   BUY TICKETS
You may also purchase tickets at the Main Box Office (1901 N. Charles Street - across from the SNF Parkway) and all screening venues

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