4PM - 6PM
This screening features 2 shorts and a feature film. All films are in English and/or have English subtitles.
25 North Avenue West
Cranford NJ 07016
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2020 (USA) BY TOM BESSOIR
Synopsis: A film for 2020, a year to remember. 2020 different colors create a flicker film. Music by Thurston Moore (Sonic Youth). Running time: 00:01:41.
Selections/awards: Super Shorts NY&LA, Brussels Independent FF, Bruges IFF (Best Experimental), Manhattan Independent FF (Best Underground Film).
THE DREAM MACHINE (FRANCE) BY MICHAEL WILLIAM WEST
Synopsis: A woman experiments with a Dream Machine, hoping to escape trouble. Within the light and dark of the machine, violent emotions awaken. Running time: 00:09:29.
Selections/awards: L'Etrange Festivale, Brussels Independent FF (Best Experimental Film), Super Shorts Los Angeles (Best Experimental Film), Obskuur Ghent FF.
COURAGE (MEXICO) BY RUBÉN ROJO AURA
Synopsis: A story where the main characters play themselves. A 76 year old actress with a retina disease that is leaving her blind, is afraid of losing her place in the theater company where she belongs. This moment collides with the arrival of his 50-year-old son to her home, in his attempt to recover from alcoholism. Her personal crisis, will take her to try to meet again with her son after many years of distance. Running time: 01:30:00.
Selections/awards: Guadalajara IFF (FIPRESCI Award for best film & Mezcal award for Best Actress), Verona IFF (Best Narrative Feature).