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Shorts Block: Allies: World Cinema

  • LightSpace Studios 130 Thames Street Brooklyn, NY, 11237 United States (map)

What will he do next? The films in this block span three continents, six countries, and are just a brief survey of this year’s international cinema today. Only one is subject to sanction. These films, from Asia, North America, and Europe tackle a range of universal subjects: grief, fatherhood, elevator rendezvous, and sex dolls; all of them contribute to cinema’s greatest gift: like magic, both sharpening and expanding our perspective.

Films Include:

Babs, dir. Celine Held, Logan George / Narrative / United Kingdom

Weekend (آخر هفته), dir. Vahid Bemani / Narrative / Iran

Okaasan (Mom), dir. Kana Hatakeyama / Narrative / Japan

Still Water Runs Deep, dir. Abbesi Akhamie / Narrative / Nigeria

Stay Quiet, dir. Victoria Linares Villegas / Narrative / Dominican Republic

Blackjack, dir. Lora Mure-Ravaud / Narrative / Switzerland

Showcase runs approx. 95 minutes with a filmmaker Q&A to follow.

Earlier Event: October 14
Shorts Block: After Midnight
Later Event: October 14
Screenplay Reading