LIVE ACTION SHORTS 2
Join us after the screening for a Q&A with various participating filmmakers.
NǍI NAI & WÀI PÓ
SEAN WANG | 17 MIN
Nǎi Nai is my grandma. Wài Pó is also my grandma. Together, they are a grandma super team that dances, stretches, and farts their sorrows away.
M.L. POST | 8 MIN
A young priest returns to Sicily to make amends with his dead mother. Grief-stricken, he contemplates the traumatic event that forced him to leave.
IT TURNS BLUE
SHADI KARAMROUDI | 15 MIN
A woman attempts to manipulate her young niece’s mind to help cover up a terrible family secret.
AMY BENCH, ANNIE SILVERSTEIN | 18 MIN
A vérité portrait of a deaf father and his hearing daughter, who work together upon her release from prison to help others in their community affected by the prison system.
SONNY CALVENTO | 15 MIN
The audition process for an exploitative game show becomes the latest test of a long-suffering mother’s fortitude and tenacity in this bold satire.
BLUE SQUARE HEART
WILLIAM MEANS | 31 MIN
A drag queen is forced to reconsider his provocative art when his estranged, conservative mother makes a surprise appearance at his show in an attempt to reconnect.