Shorts Program: International Visions
2014, Various nations, Various directors, 89 min.
- Tue, Aug 11th 8:15pm
Four shorts from foreign shores highlight new perspectives on black life and culture.
2014, Jonathan David Kane, USA/Haiti, 11 min.
A venerable teacher of a Haitian martial art is seen in action in Jonathan David Kane’s PAPA MACHETE.
Sound of Tears
2014, Dorothy A. Atabong, Canada, 15 min.
A young woman’s desire to choose her own husband is seen as a threat to her family’s honor.
2014, Gabri Christa, Netherlands Antilles, 22 min.
Two little girls on a trek to save their dog encounter relics from Bonaire’s history of slavery.
Shortage of Children
À court d'enfants
2014, Marie-Hélène Roux, France, 42 min.
A misguided French policy fatefully separates an African brother and sister from their mother. In French with English subtitles.