Competition 2018, Distinguished Juror, Special Events 2018

Anahita Ghazvinizadeh (In Person) – 2018

Friday, April 13, 5:00 PM They Director: Anahita Ghazvinizadeh Narrative 80 minutes USA Fourteen-year-old J goes by the pronoun ”They” and lives with their parents in the suburbs of Chicago. J is exploring their gender identity while taking hormone blockers

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Dark AF – 2018

Thursday, April 12, 9:30 PM The Cut Director: Vinay Choudary Narrative 4 minutes USA A young woman struggles to deal with the sounds of a painful memory. Evströnger Director: Silvia Conesa Narrative 3 minutes Spain Will they follow the instructions

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Boiling Point – 2018

Monday, April 9, 3:00 PM Hybrids Director: Florian Brauch/Kim Tailhades/Romain Thirion/Yohan Thireau/Matthieu Pujol Animation 7 minutes France When marine wildlife has to adapt to the pollution surrounding it, the rules of survival change. Kaiju Bunraku Director: Lucas Leyva Narrative 13

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Distance Between Us – 2018

Saturday, April 14, 1:00 PM American Dream Director: Alexia Oldini Narrative 12 minutes USA A young Chinese immigrant moves to New York City in the hopes of achieving her dreams. Sothea Director: Kate-Marie Engberg Narrative 15 minutes Cambodia When Sothea

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Lightness and Darkness – 2018

Monday, April 9, 9:45 PM First Generation Director: Jeannie Nguyen/Andrew Truong Narrative 9 minutes USA A young, Vietnamese American, mislead girl must decide how she will fit into the two worlds that she inhabits. Manila Death Squad Director: Dean Colin

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Spaces and Places – 2018

Monday, April 9, 5:00 PM 3 peonies Director: Stephanie Barber Experimental 3 minutes, 16mm USA A brief, poetic 16mm film on a simple sculptural action. Domus Director: Rhayne Vermette Animation 16 mins Canada This classic tale of Pygmalion investigates intersections

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Gravitational Field – 2018

Saturday, April 14, 1:15 PM Bound Director: Billy Palumbo Experimental 9 minutes, 16mm USA Leaps, tracks, and movements are radically unfixed; ‘to’ and ‘from’ are untethered in the forms and intersections that emerge. The Space Shuttle Challenger Director: Cecilia Araneda

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The Family We Make – 2018

Friday, April 13, 3:30 PM Lessons From Logan Director: Sarah Kadish Experimental 12 minutes USA Lessons from Logan utilizes found footage and interviews to explore the relationship between the filmmaker and her grandpa, as she grows older and learns that

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Geographies – 2018

Friday, April 13, 3:00 PM Alluvium Director: Malia Bruker Documentary 11 minutes Italy Artists from across Italy gather to create work in and inspired by the Tuscan landscape. Aquarius the Waterman Director: Steve Wetzel Experimental 10 minutes USA An Austrian

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The world is a Funny Place – 2018

Friday, April 13, 7:00 PM Brian and Charles Director: Jim Archer Narrative 13 minutes United Kingdom After isolating himself from the rest of the world, Brian forges an unlikely friendship. The Ambassador Director: Shane Atkinson Narrative 18 minutes France When

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