Growing Beyond

Thursday, April 9, 3:00 PM

Director: Danski Tang, Animation, China, USA, 7 min.
Through a conversation as adults, my mother and I learn to understand each other and support one another.

The Cord
Director: Olexandr Bubnov, Animation, Ukraine, 7 min.
Blind maternal love keeps a son from growing into a man and makes his inner child stay helpless for ages.

Bananas Girl
Director: Shayna Connelly, Documentary, USA, 7 min.
Seven-year-old Bananas Girl asserts her independence and navigates the boundaries between herself and her mom.

Lost in her hair(Monday)
Director: Pegah Pasalar, Documentary, 7 min.
An excited young Iranian girl gets ready for her first day of school.

Brother, Move On
Director: Antshi von Moos, Documentary, India, 9 min.
Geeta is one of the few taxi drivers in India. Her taxi service “for women by women” enables women to move freely in the city at any time.

Los Otros
Directors: Monica Pendergrass, Eric Baldetti, Documentary, Mexico, 13 min.
Three undocumented individuals attempt to forge new lives in the shadow of a broken immigration system and a country not prepared for their return. 

Director: Holly Fisher, Experimental, USA, 20 min.
Dragon bones and snakes embracing; skeletons in underwear, flying shoes and bug-eyed aliens are among the characters that comprise the annual NYC Halloween parade.

An Afghan Education
Director: Andrea Niada, Documentary, Afghanistan, 39 min.
In a country where 85% of girls are still out of school, two girls receive an education at University in Kabul.

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