#Resist

Thursday, April 12, 9:15 PM

Relax
Director: Matthew Herbertz
Narrative
7 minutes
USA

Soon after the 2016 U.S. election, an anti-Trump activist waits outside a supporter’s home considering something that could result in deadly consequences.

Boléro Paprika
Director: Marc Ménager
Animation
21 minutes
France

Immersed in a history that is still very much alive, Diego will preserve the memory of those who resisted totalitarianism.

Les Miserables
Director: Ladj Ly
Narrative
15 minutes
France

In the modern-day Parisian neighborhood of Victor Hugo’s novel, a new transfer cop learns abusive policing practices of two veterans.

Riot
Director: Frank Ternier
Animation
13 minutes
France

In the absence of words, can the body take its revenge?

Corp.
Director: Pablo Polledri
Animation
9 minutes
Argentina

Ambition, exploitation of labour, environmental pollution, corruption and much more in the amazing world of free market!

Breathless
Director: Anaiis Cisco
Narrative
7 minutes
USA

The story of Larry, a middle aged Black man, whose trip to the bodega for coffee and cigarettes leads to his unwarranted death.

CPS Closings & Delays
Director: Kristin Reeves
Experimental
7 minutes
USA

The Chicago Board of Education made history in 2013 approving the closure of 50 schools, the largest public school closing to date in the United States.

Cry Havoc
Director: Guli Silberstein
Experimental
6 minutes
United Kingdom

Swarming pixels engulf an inexorable flood of human will and passion.

Oh! Uganda
Director: Luciana Ceccatto Farah
Documentary
5 minutes
Qatar/Uganda

An animated history of Uganda’s presidential succession, based entirely on hearsay – yet supported by archival photography.

White Trash
Director: Jeff Zorrilla/Ignacio Tamarit
Experimental
3 minutes, 16mm
Argentina

A defacing of the image of normality sold to the public en masse.

Posted in Competition 2018, Shorts