The Gaze

Friday, April 13, 1:15 PM

Otros Modos
Director: Carolina Solarte
Animation
2 minutes
USA

A reflexive criticism of the lack of equal and diverse representation of women in animated films.

The Tree of Palimpsest
Director: Ingrid Agbo
Animation
6 minutes
France, Nigeria, Togo

The perfect analogy between childish concerns and the life of an African historical figure.

Lilac
Director: Anna Westfall
Experimental
2 minutes
USA

The differences between bodies in similar situations.

Jesszilla
Director: Emily Sheskin
Documentary
7 minutes
USA

Jesselyn “Jesszilla” Silva is serious about boxing, and at 10 years old trains seriously with dreams of becoming a professional fighter.

Unnatural Growth
Director: Ali Aschman
Animation
5 minutes
USA

A vulnerable body makes its way through topographies of uncertainty, exploring feelings of discomfort, desire and defiance.

7 Letter Word
Director: Meredith Kelly
Experimental
5 minutes
USA

A personal reflection on anxiety.

Cut
Director: Eva Sigurdardottir
Narrative
19 minutes
United Kingdom

After being the victim of revenge porn, 17-year-old Chloe decides to enter a Fitness Model competition in order to change her image.

Caroline
Directors: Logan George, Celine Held
Narrative
12 minutes
USA

When plans fall through, a six-year-old is faced with a big responsibility on a hot Texas day.

Sundogs
Director: Elizabeth Chatelain
Narrative
15 minutes
USA

A single mother and her 4-year-old daughter struggle to survive a homeless night in the oilfields of North Dakota.

A Foreman
Director: Daniel Drummond
Narrative
17 minutes
USA

When an inspector from the Department of Labor shows up at her doorstep, a foreman at a machine shop must keep the business running while protecting her workers’ interests.

Posted in Competition 2018, Shorts