october, 2021

thu14oct7:30 pmShorts Program 12: New Mexican Docs and Narrative Shorts7:30 pm View in my timeJean Cocteau CinemaEvent Type :Shorts Program



Thu, Oct 14, 2021 07:30PM

Jean Cocteau Cinema

Event Details

Solstice directed by Ariel Lopez
High School students Olivia and Jacob are faced with a life-altering decision that no teenager is ready to face. Are they ready to trade one future for another? How does one know which future to choose?
This Is A Hogan directed by Melissa Henry
A short animation about the past, present, and future of the Navajo hogan.
We Are Like Waves directed by Jordyn Romero
WE ARE LIKE WAVES is an intimate look into how surfing changes Sanu’s life, documenting the struggles and breakthroughs of becoming a female Sri Lankan surfer.
Charlie directed by Lava Buckley
1882, when two travelers meet on a railroad, the revelation that appearances are more than they seem leads to a life or death scenario.
Split Ends directed by Pema Baldwin, Maya Rajan
A young woman named Bela lives at home with her controlling mother, Ida. When Bela sneaks someone new into their home, Ida”s dominance and Bela”s desire for independence will come to a head.
Love in the Valley directed by Kel Cruz
For more than 25 years, Lonnie Anderson has been performing inspirational acts of creativity on Valentine”s Day for his wife, Anne. LOVE IN THE VALLEY explores not only Anderson”s love for Anne but also his deep love for the South Valley where she was born and where they raise their two daughters today. This is a story about abandonment, belonging, and transcending stereotypes through the power of love.
Moondogs directed by Katharine Broyles
Three teenage girls road trip across West Texas in order to get their friend to the nearest abortion clinic. During the trip, the three friends navigate the complex and inaccessible road to abortion in Texas as well as the nuanced landscape of being a teenage girl in our current political climate.