Growing Beyond – 2020 Shorts
Saturday, 10/16, 7:15 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.
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.
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.
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.