Wed, Oct 14, 2020 to Sun, Oct 24, 2020
MY BROTHER’S KEEPER DIRECTOR: LAURENCE TOPHAM • 22 MIN A former Guantánamo detainee, Mohamedou Ould Salahi, and his one-time American guard, Steve Wood, form an unlikely friendship that changes both of their
MY BROTHER’S KEEPER
DIRECTOR: LAURENCE TOPHAM • 22 MIN
A former Guantánamo detainee, Mohamedou Ould Salahi, and his one-time American guard, Steve Wood, form an unlikely friendship that changes both of their lives forever.
DAFA METTI (DIFFICULT)
DIRECTOR: TAL AMIRAN • 15 MIN
Under Paris’ Eiff el Tower, undocumented Senegalese migrants sell souvenirs of the monument to support their families back home. Each day is a struggle through darkness in the City of Lights.
DIRECTOR: WILL FRANCOME, KATIE GREEN • 13 MIN
Over 3000 migrants have died trying to cross the Sonoran Desert. Artist Alvaro Enciso is on a mission to mark them, a mission he will never complete.
LAS VEGAS BENDER
DIRECTOR: DANNY COREY • 23 MIN
LAS VEGAS BENDER tells the story of how a young girl inspired by her showgirl mother and the glitzy lights of Las Vegas Blvd grew to become a neon bender.
VANISHING CHIN AT OWN: THE WORLD OF THE MAY’S PHOTO STUDIO
DIRECTOR: EMIKO OMORI • 6 MIN
Captured dreams and life in San Francisco Chinatown, showing an immigrant community becoming Americanized, and Cantonese opera in the old, “vanishing” Chinatown.
FLORA MY DEAR
DIRECTOR: DAN JANOS • 8 MIN
FLORA MY DEAR reconstructs a moment of jealous rage in photographer Eadweard Muybridge’s life. The film combines Muybridge’s still images, motion studies, text and phone footage to re-imagine the crime.
DIRECTOR: REBECCA HYNES • 4 MIN
Three river surfers become obsessed free divers, reuniting lost belongings and unearthing the water logged history of the Deschutes River.
DIRECTOR: HENRY KINDER • 17 MIN
Focused on the ongoing conflict over the Grand Staircase Escalante national monument in southern Utah, “Desert Mourning” investigates how three individuals from different communities neighboring the land grapple with boundaries, and lifestyles, when landscapes are ever-changing.