PROGRAM A: YOU. ME. WE.
Description: What tears us apart? What brings us together?
On a Mediterranean shore, a Syrian father makes a decision that puts his daughter's life at risk.
Narrative ~ 13 minutes
"What Tears Us Apart"
In a luxurious Parisian apartment, after a long separation, an encounter.
Narrative ~ 16 minutes
A shepherd, lost in the city, searches for his flock.
Narrative ~ 8 minutes
The story of New York actor Charles Rodgers, a man who hates his Black skin and all the hardship that comes with it. Feeling trapped by his race, Charles believes he has found the solution to his problems - change his appearance to embody "Whiteness."
Narrative ~ 21 minutes
An imprisoned character in a room is attracted to a hanging light and tries to catch it. But the room itself becomes an obstacle on his way.
Animation ~ 7 minutes
"The Sugaring Off"
Bernard is an austere man whose sold occupation is to care for his beloved Line, who is very ill. Their son organizes a sugaring off party that forces Bernard to reconnect with the exhilaration of spring.
Narrative ~ 15 minutes
Screening followed by a Q&A discussion with festival director, Michael Harrington.
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