VOICES Shorts Package
67 Minute Running Time
4pm Sun March 10
A collection of short films that include both professional women and student filmmakers. Student entries are from past Denver Film Society's Young Filmmakers Workshops. The professional films are all Denver premieres, and are offered through a partnership with New York Women in Film and Television's program WOMEN CALLING THE SHOTS.
Mission of Mermaids
Directed by Susan Rockefeller, U.S./2012 (trt 15:07)
Synopsis: A poetic ode to the seas and a plea for their protection, this short documentary captures the beauty and tranquility of the ocean. The mermaid archetype draws us into the ocean world and awakens us to action.
Dying and Dinner Parties
Directed by Lily Henderson
Produced by Shani Hashaviah and Leslie Kore, U.S./2012 (trt 6:37)
Synopsis: Kathleen has been preparing for her own death since ten years ago when she first volunteered for hospice. Even with a terminal illness she continued on with good humor seeing her end as just another thing that happens.
Smart Is What You Get: The Catherine Ferguson Academy
Directed by Jennifer Wolan and Josette Persson
Produced by Josette Persson, Suzanne Paxton and Jennifer Wollan U.S./2012 (trt 5:20)
Synopsis: An inspiring story of a woman , Aseneth Andrews, who makes a difference and introduces hope to forgotten teen moms in Detroit.
That Which Once Was
Directed by Kimi Takesue, U.S./2011 (trt 19:50)
Synopsis: In 2032 an eight-year old Caribbean boy, displaced by global warming, fends for himself as an “environmental refugee” in a hostile northern metropolis. Haunted by memories of flooding that left him homeless and orphaned the boy forms an unexpected friendship with an Inuk ice carver who helps him confront his past.
It's Not Saturday
Directed by Martha Pinson, U.S./2012 (trt 8:53)
Synopsis: A NY teenager finds himself head of his family with a sick grandma and a little brother. He goes out to panhandle with his saxophone and we discover the power of his music to contribute not only to his family but to the city as well. Starring alto sax monster, Alex Han.
Denver Museum of Nature and Science Teen Scholar Program
Produced and directed by Kimberly Greenwell, Jack Carstens, Reed Robertson, U.S./2012 (trt 7:35)
Synopsis: A documentary created in partnership between DFS Young Filmmakers Workshop (YFW) alumni and the DMNS. The alumni were invited to follow the DMNS Teen scholars during their 2012 Summer program and document this amazing program for teens interested in science.
Produced, written and directed by Gabriella Bauduy-Salinas, Saoli Nash, Jade Small, Ryyan Chacra, U.S./2012 (trt 3:45)
Synopsis: Identity and self image is poetically explored by the students of the 2010 DFS Young Filmmakers Workshop.
Special Thanks to New York Women in Film and Television's program WOMEN CALLING THE SHOTS
For information on group rates and discounts contact Karla Rodriguez at firstname.lastname@example.org