*Dirt*. 2014. USA. Directed by Darius Clark Monroe. Courtesy of the filmmaker

The Digger. 2015. Lebanon/France/UAE. Directed by Ali Cherri. In Arabic and Pashto; English subtitles. 24 min.
With ritualistic serenity, a lone caretaker maintains ancient graves in the Sharjah Desert long after the bodies are gone. North American Premiere

We All Love the Seashore (Tout le Monde Aime le Bord de la Mer). 2016. Spain. Directed by Keina Espiñeira. In French and Pulaar; English subtitles. 16 min.
A poetic distillation of the liminal space of refugees and migrants, developed collaboratively through encounters on the African coast of the Mediterranean. North American Premiere

Of a Few Days. 2016. USA. Directed by Timothy Fryett. 14 min.
On the South Side of Chicago, final touches on one’s journey on Earth are meticulously made in a decades-old community funeral home. North American Premiere

The Park (Le Park). 2015. France. Directed by Randa Maroufi. In French and Arabic; English subtitles. 14 min.
A series of tableaux vivants mesmerizingly locate the intersection of public space, inner lives, and social media within an abandoned Casablanca amusement park. U.S. Premiere

  1. Monday, March 21, 2016,
    9:30 p.m.

  2. Sunday, March 20, 2016,
    9:00 p.m.

    T2, Theater 2
This film accompanies New Directors/New Films 2016.