SHORTS: THERE SHE GOES AGAIN
SPIRIT/MIND THE GAP
Total running time 69 min
“Now take a look, there’s no tears in her eyes. Like a bird, you know she would fly.” These wonderfully diverse stories from female filmmakers demonstrate how certain impulses—to grow, change, want—are indeed universal.
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Suzannah Mirghani, Sudan/Qatar 2020, 20 min
A young woman finds her agency slipping away when it comes to an arranged marriage
Ashley Paige Brim, US, 2021, 17min
Internal anxiety about creating a family forces a woman to question her own personal history.
Maya At 24
Lynne Sachs, US, 2021, 4min
A meditation on her daughter and the elusiveness of memory grounds Maya At 24.
Christmas Eve Eve or: The Things I Can’t Remember
Suzanne Lenz, Tom Bean, US, 2020, 14min
Holiday tensions between father and daughter loom over efforts to reconcile the past.
Too Many Buddhas
C. Fraser Press, US, 2021, 14min
An ad hoc therapy “session” allows a teenage girl to process a host of epiphanies about herself and her high school.
We will be joined in person for an onstage conversation with Too Many Buddhas producer Darren Press, co-writer/director C. Fraser Press, and co-writer/actor Maeve Press; Christmas Eve Eve co-director/co-writer/lead actor Suzanne Lenz and co-director/co-writer/co-producer/editor Tom Bean; and The Goldfish writer-director Ashley Brim, producer/first AD Chris Riddle, and actor Diarra Kilpatrick.
Friday, Oct 8, 5:00pm, Smith Rafael Film Center
$10 All admissions
$6 Member | $8 General