Friday Feb 23rd 7:00pm
My America Directed by: Anna Jones 38 min – My America is a six-part web series that tells the story of Lucian, a black artist and Uber-driver, and Carmine, a retired white police officer who is visiting his son in Los Angeles. Over the course of the week leading up to the November 8 election, each man, seemingly so different, experiences a parallel journey confronting personal and political challenges amidst the contrasting value systems of today’s America.
Collide Directed by: Grant Johnson 12 min. David is out with friends when his world is turned upside down by the sound of a car accident. They find a young woman who’s been hit. As David gives her CPR, he is taken forward in time.
Before Now Directed by: Miglė Krizinauskaitė Bernotienė. 6:45 min. The film is sincere, simple, but at the same time existential. A mother’s and her four-year-old daughter’s dialogue. Is the Cosmos the place from where the girl came into her mother’s abdomen.
DANIEL HAFNER, LONDON RAIN ARCHIVE Directed by: Matthias Hafner. 5 min “Having always been fascinated by the natural spectacle of Rain, Daniel Hafner has made a habit of observing it. What he wanted was to ‘experience and feel the weather changing, what kind of rain it is, what the atmosphere is, what forces are at work’.” Monika Pessler. This documentary shows how artist Daniel Hafner creates his unique pieces.
Raghad – Directed by: Hadeel Hadidi 12:46 min. As a little girl starts kindergarten, she realizes she is perceived as different by the other children and must find a way to hold on to her identity whilst trying to fit in.