Shorts Program 1

Post-screening discussion with Miriam Bliese, Alex Prager, Frances Bodomo, and Dominga Sotomayor.

Sunday, March 23, 2014, 1:00 p.m.

The Walter Reade Theater at Lincoln Center

A program comprising five short films:

At the Door (An den Tür)
2013. Germany. Directed by Miriam Bliese. 5 min.
A divorced couple rediscovers a long-lost intimacy via an apartment-building intercom. German with English subtitles

You Can’t Do Everything at Once, But You Can Leave Everything at Once (Man kann nicht alles auf einmal tun, aber man kann alles auf einmal lassen)
2013. Switzerland. Directed by Marie-Elsa Sgualdo. 2013. 15 min.
Archival footage stands in for childhood memories, with family history unfolding like a tall tale.
French with English subtitles

Face in the Crowd
2013. USA. Directed by Alex Prager. 12 min.
Characters appearing in intimate interviews and ethereal crowd scenes seem both anonymous and oddly familiar.

2014. USA. Directed by Frances Bodomo. 14 min.
The story of the first Afronaut, a 17-year-old Zambian girl training for a moon launch.

The Island (La isla)
2013. Chile/Poland/Denmark. Directed by Dominga Sotomayor and Katarzyna Klimkiewicz. 30 min.
The mood of a family gathering on a beautiful island darkens when one of the guests fails to show up.
Spanish with English subtitles

In the Film exhibition New Directors/New Films 2014

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