Shorts Program: Family Matters
2018-19, Various directors, Various nations, 78 min.
- Thu, Aug 8th 8:15pm
Family changes, challenges, and secrets, stirred with love, characterize these five shorts.
NO ME OLVIDARÉ DE TI
(I WILL NOT FORGET YOU)
2019, Laila Petrone, USA, 12 min.
With Courtney Charles, Alexandra Fagins
For a little girl and her dad, Christmas brings concerns about Santa’s access to faraway family members who are victims of Hurricane Maria. In English and Spanish with English subtitles. DCP digital. (BS)
2019, James Grisom, USA, 6 min.
With Vincent Washington, L. Emille Thomas
Ideals of manhood clash when a young man’s ambition diverges from his dad’s dream for his future. ProRes digital. (BS)
2018, Laurent Pantaleon, La Réunion, 26 min.
With Erick Isana, Elisabeth Ferard
A divorced dad has a day of unusual encounters when going the proverbial extra mile for his cherished daughter. In Creole Réunionnais with English subtitles. ProRes digital. (BS)
2018, Maxwell Addae, USA, 18 min.
With Keith Machekanyanga, Cassandra Blair
A late arrival at family ceremony for a new baby leads to an alarming act and the outing of a secret. DCP digital. (BS)
2019, Nir Shelter, Australia, 16 min.
With Pacharo Mzembe, Katie Beckett
A boxer risks his freedom in an effort to save his pregnant wife’s life in this Australian action/drama. DCP digital. (BS)
Directors Lila Petrone and James Grisom, and producer Nina Spensley (NO ME OLVIDARÉ DE TI) are tentatively scheduled to appear for audience discussion.