Films: Shorts 2: Stories We Tell

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Shorts 2: Stories We Tell

Shorts 2: Stories We Tell

88 Minute Running Time

This lively collection of films may use varied techniques—animation, interviews, voice-over, inventive cinematography—but all share a great insight and compassion about nature, creativity, and the human condition.

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Films in Program...

  • Camp Story

    Camp Story

    USA , 2013 , 27 min.
    Director: David B. Levy Animator/storyteller David B. Levy (SDFF 2011 and 2012) created a perceptive remembrance of his father’s experience as a poor NYC boy who discovers a whole new world—and a bit about himself—when he volunteers to work at a Catskills summer camp... more
  • FLO


    USA , 2012 , 10 min.
    Director: Riley Hooper Her diminished vision, lung cancer and MS don’t slow down the creative life of Flo Fox, a determined NYC photographer and “sassy downtown art star.”... more
  • Four Seconds to Midnight

    Four Seconds to Midnight

    Iceland , 2013 , 3 min.
    Director: Philip Clemo Shot in Iceland and the United Kingdom, this extraordinary film explores the concept that if the Earth’s 4.5 billion-year history was represented in 24 hours, the human experience would account for approximately 4 seconds... more
  • The Kalasha and the Crescent

    The Kalasha and the Crescent

    Pakistan , 2013 , 13 min.
    Director: Iara Lee Award-winning activist/filmmaker Iara Lee (SDFF 2010 and 2011) presents an intimate look at the Kalash, a small, fiercely independent people of northern Pakistan who are struggling to keep their religion and cultural identity alive... more
  • Overpass Light Brigade

    Overpass Light Brigade

    USA , 2013 , 6 min.
    Director: Dusan Harminc , Matt Mullins This documentary effectively captures the striking visuals of the public installations created by Wisconsin’s “Holders of Lights,” a creative group of activists who are part luminary performance art and part political protest... more
  • The Photo Man

    The Photo Man

    USA , 2013 , 7 min.
    Director: Ben Kitnick Mark Kologi has a nontraditional business of buying and selling found photographs. With a track record of more than three million photos sold, he is able to discern stories in both the discarded photos and the buyers... more
  • Twenty Eight Feet: Life on a little wooden boat

    Twenty Eight Feet: Life on a little wooden boat

    Canada , 2013 , 9 min.
    Director: Kevin A Fraser A courageous man with a singular point of view, David Welsford is a young Nova Scotian who has given up everything to live and sail full time on an old wooden sailboat... more
  • Until the Quiet Comes

    Until the Quiet Comes

    USA , 2013 , 4 min.
    Director: Kahlil Joseph With a touch of magic realism and a soundtrack by inventive musician Flying Lotus, Until the Quiet Comes offers an unexpected look at the violence and hope that coexist in Nickerson Gardens, the notorious public housing project in Los Angeles... more
  • Vital Voices: Hawa Abdi

    Vital Voices: Hawa Abdi

    USA , 2013 , 4 min.
    Director: Aaron Kisner A delightful animated documentary about the life of Somalia’s first female gynecologist... more
  • Where Is My Home?

    Where Is My Home?

    USA , 2013 , 9 min.
    Director: Cecilia De Jesus Award-winning animated telling of Vera Gissing’s escape from Czechoslovakia in the early years of WWII... more

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  • Shorts 1: Close Encounters of the Animated Kind

    Shorts 1: Close Encounters of the Animated Kind

    95 min. For the program that is always a favorite for adult animation fans, this year’s selections provide enchanting stories using hand-drawn images, collage, found objects, stop motion, computers, and a great deal of imagination... more
  • Shorts 3: Beyond Boundaries

    Shorts 3: Beyond Boundaries

    81 min. The stories come from four very different continents, but all deliver insight into the vital connections that transcend words, sight, music, danger, love, and geography... more
  • Shorts 4: Talking 'bout Love

    Shorts 4: Talking 'bout Love

    89 min. Ah, love … the most complicated four-letter word in our language... more
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