SUNDAY

Aug. 4

12:25 PM
Pearlstein
TICKETS

Shorts Program 11


Reflections on time travel and geographic travel, and the resulting transformations of people and space.



82 mins.

Q&A to follow


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Experimental

Another Decade

dir. Morgan Quaintance
27 min., United Kingdom, 2019

A collage of archival video & newly shot 16mm film and DV footage, ‘Another Decade’ foregrounds the distance & powerful afinities between art world debates of the 1990s and the dynamism, vitality, and violence of cultural and political life outside institutions in London during the time.

US Premiere


Trailer

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Short Documentary

Ghosts of Sugar Land

dir. Bassam Tariq
22 min., United States, 2019

In Sugar Land, Texas, a group of young Muslim American men ponder the disappearance of their friend “Mark,” who is suspected of joining ISIS.

Philadelphia Premiere



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Short Narrative

I Snuck Off the Slave Ship

dir. Lonnie Holley, Cyrus Moussavi
20 min., United States, 2019

Lonnie Holley, a “self-taught African American artist” and dimensional traveler, attempts to sneak off the slave ship America.

Philadelphia Premiere


Trailer

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Experimental

memories from the future

dir. M. Asli Dukan
6 min., United States, 2019

Memories from the Future examines A Place to Live (1941), the Philadelphia Housing Authority funded and Academy Award nominated film, via a futuristic traveler searching for artifacts of its urban housing and development policy and by interweaving the narratives of both future-themed films.


Trailer


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Short Narrative

Riding with Aunt D. Dot

dir. Bree Gant
7 min., United States, 2018

‘Riding with Aunt D. Dot’ combines Director Bree Gant’s radical imagination, real-life woes, and experiences on the city bus to tell the story of a disillusioned Detroit artist struggling to ground herself mentally while fighting back against what may or may not be figments of her own imagination.