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Shorts III: Intimate Portraits

  • Directed by Various

Films in this Program

[Who]

Directed by Abbey Sacks

Faces and objects come into view and suddenly vanish in this texturally dense, surprising animation.

Arca Archa

Directed by Sarah El Bakkouri

A man alone in an apartment experiences a series of visible internal changes and alternate realities

Beauty & The Sea

Directed by Ivy Lin

Sensitively filmed and edited, this portrayal follows an elderly woman and her daily wanderings, from getting a haircut to buying

Trapped

Directed by Long Tran

A perky and witty portrait of an early teen who grew up in Hong Kong and has embarked upon an

Seven Ways From Sunday

Directed by Robert Sickels

Seven powerful anecdotes of racial injustice, each told against a backdrop of industrial locales that are populated by unlikely stand-ins

Constructed Situations

Directed by Michael T. Workman

An imaginatively crafted portrait of a locally active performance artist’s singular creative life.

Moth

Directed by Evan Britz

Resisting the taunts of her domineering father, a teenage girl faces mortality by confronting the helplessness of a small dying

Son In the Barbershop

Directed by Nathan Douglas

A wrenching double character study of a teenager and his businessman father, each out of touch and view of the

Every Beautiful Thing

Directed by Sonya Lea

A poignant tale of two sisters and their aging, ill mother, in which different generations reach out to each other