Short Film

Short films associated with an additional feature.

Alain Cavalier | 
France |
 1987 | 
13 minutes

“Flowers are my life, flowers are my way,” explains Violette, who runs a little shop in a Parisian street for many years and has no time to care for a husband.

Friday, May 11, 2018 - 8:30pm
Alain Cavalier | 
France |
 1987 | 
13 minutes

For 20 years in the basement of the Grand Café Royal Printemps in Paris, Amelia recognizes the sound of a 20-cent or 50-cent tip that customers leave for her after a visit to the lavatory.

Friday, May 11, 2018 - 8:30pm
Alain Cavalier | 
France |
 1987 | 
13 minutes

Emilienne has braided crowns of orange blossoms, symbol of the pure virginal maiden, for 40 years. But she is sometimes dark and gloomy.

Friday, May 11, 2018 - 8:30pm
Louise BigEagle | 
Canada |
 2017 | 
6 minutes

A tender portrait of Armand McArthur, the last fluent speaker of the Nakota language in Pheasant Rump First Nation, Treaty 4 territory in southern Saskatchewan. “When you don’t know your language or your culture, you don’t know who you are,” explains Armand. -SC

Saturday, May 12, 2018 - 4:30pm
Jodie Mack | 
US |
 2017 | 
4 minutes

In this silent film, close-up shots of circuit boards, frenetically intercut with saturated images of flowers, come to resemble apocalyptic cityscapes. -SC

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 8:45pm
Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 4:30pm
David de Rozas | 
US |
 2018 | 
16 minutes

Reverend Roland Gordon creates a monumental collage comprised of thousands of photographic portraits, newspapers, and magazines cutouts, providing an alternative visual history of the black community in San Francisco. -SC

Friday, May 4, 2018 - 6:45pm
Sunday, May 13, 2018 - 6:15pm
Alain Cavalier | 
France |
 1987 | 
13 minutes

From madder roots, Anna prepares the famous red dye bath for the wool she spins by hand, as part of a project to reproduce 11th Century Bayeux tapestry.

Friday, May 4, 2018 - 6:00pm
Alain Cavalier | 
France |
 1987 | 
13 minutes

One by one, Mauricette cuts, dyes, paints, embosses, creases, rolls, and pieces together the various petals of artificial roses.

Friday, May 4, 2018 - 6:00pm
Alain Cavalier | 
France |
 1987 | 
13 minutes

Aline’s hands have been deformed by the large needle she uses to make wool mattresses. In addition to her life’s work, she has raised her five kids by herself.

Friday, May 4, 2018 - 6:00pm
Marshall Curry | 
US |
 2017 | 
7 minutes

In 1939, 20,000 Americans rallied in New York’s Madison Square Garden to celebrate the rise of Nazism in an event largely forgotten from American history.

Saturday, May 5, 2018 - 4:30pm
Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 4:15pm