Under the Boot
Friday, April 12, 1:00 PM
Immunity Not Limitation
Director: Sara Kazemimanesh
Experimental, USA, 3 min.
A film about the experience of mandatory hijab and the creeping violence it caters to.
This is Cairo
Director: Ibraheem Youssef
Experimental, Egypt, 8 min.
An unapologetic visual journey throughout the ancient city accompanied by ta driver’s candid, raw, and observant narration.
I have Sinned a Rapturous Sin
Director: Maryam Tafakory
Experimental, Iran, UK, 8 min.
What cures women of sexual promiscuity? Eating lettuce, of course.
The Ostrich Politic
Director: Mohamad HouHou
Animation, France, 7 min.
Ostriches dealing with behavioral misconceptions that lead to further issues in their society.
Director: Siqi Song
Animation, USA, 9 min.
A man remembers his childhood memory of growing up with an annoying little sister in 1990s China.
Red dress. No straps
Director: Maryam Mohajer
Animation, UK, 9 min.
Marmar is waiting for granny to make her a dress exactly the same as the glamorous American Popstar; Bright red. No straps.
Director: Wenting Deng, Luke Fisher
Narrative, USA, 19 min.
A boy and his new friend hunt their village’s last sparrow for a reward to save his sick Grandma.
Notes on Seeing Double
Director: Sanaz Sohrabi
Experimental, Canada, Germany, Mexico, Netherlands, 12 min.
A rare juxtaposition of a photograph taken in February, 1979 in Tehran and a painting drawn by Rembrandt depicting the anatomy theatre in Amsterdam, 1632.
3 Stolen Cameras
Directors: RåFILM, Equipe Media
Documentary, Western Sahara, 18 min.
The members of video activist group Equipe Media, from occupied Western Sahara, fight to keep their cameras.