Run Time: 107 Minutes
Short Cuts Program 2
TRT 107 min
David Dell'edera, Hungary, 6 minutes, 2015, animation
In this heat, everyone does what they want. The people in this movie are not sure what they want to do quite yet.
BAYARD AND ME
Matt Wolf, USA, 2017, 16 minutes, documentary
Walter Naegle shares memories of his life with civil rights leader Bayard Ruskin. In the 1980s when gay marriage was inconceivable, Bayard adopted Walter to obtain legal protections for their relationship and themselves.
Florian Babikian, Vincent Bayoux, Victor Caire, Théophile Dufresne, Gabriel Grapperon, Lucas Navarro, France, 7 Minutes, 2016, animation
In a lavish deserted house, a couple of amphibians explore their surroundings and follow their primal instincts
Leah Varjacques & Katherine Nagasawa, USA, 14 minutes, 2016, documentary
The daily realities of her situation come sharply into focus when Ilse, an undocumented teenager in Chicago, tries to apply to college.
Charlotte Wells, USA, 6 minutes, 2016, narrative
On a routine morning, a woman on a crowded New York City subway is sexually assaulted in plain sight.
LUCIA, BEFORE AND AFTER
Anu Valia, USA, 14 minutes, 2016, narrative
After a very long drive, a young woman in Texas uneasily waits out her unanticipated 24 hours mandated by the state before her abortion can proceed.
NUTAG - HOMELAND
Alisi Telengut, Canada, 6 minutes, 2016, animation
This hand-painted visual poem is a requiem for the Kalmyk people, who suffered mass deportations during World War II.
THE ROBBERY, Jim Cummings, USA, 10 minutes, narrative
Crystal robs a liquor store–it goes pretty OK.
TEN METER TOWER
Maximilien Van Aertryck & Axel Danielson, Sweden, 16 minutes, 2016, documentary
People up on a ten-meter diving tower for their first time ponder the prospect of how to get down. An entertaining study of human vulnerability.
Amanda Quaid, USA, 2 minutes, 2016, animation
Still wishing he'd had a son, a father gives his daughter toys intended for boys.
WAITING FOR HASSANA
Ifunanya Maduka, Nigeria, 10 minutes, 2016, documentary
In 2014, Boko Haram abducted 276 schoolgirls in Nigeria. One of the few girls able to escape keeps the memory of her lost friend alive.
Filmfest DC - Shorts 2Saturday, April 29, 2017 6:15 PM
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