OCTOBER 16, 8:00PM
Anyone Who Knows
United States / Dance / 7 mins
Director: Kate Harpootlian
Producer: Kate Harpootlian, Mia Como
Cast: Marla Phelan, Cody Hayman
Anyone Who Knows is a short dance film by choreographer and director Kate Harpootlian exploring the depths of isolation and rage when faced with the quiet and indifferent disintegration of a relationship. Haunted by memory, a woman wanders an empty house driven to movement by the onslaught of her inner emotions and grief as she tries to process the ending of her marriage.
Consider The Lilies
United States / Drama / 23 mins
Director: Cristina Spina
Writer: Cristina Spina, Frank Pugliese
Producer: Cristina Spina, Tori Ernst
Cast: Arielle Goldman
United States / Drama / 15 mins
Director/Writer: Jason Laurits
Producer: Jason Laurits, Jeanette Bonner, Derek Amengual
Cast: Joan Shangold, Marilyn Busch, Jeanette Bonner
The sudden death of Ruth’s beloved hamster reveals a decaying marriage with her curmudgeonly wife, Connie. Ruth must either accept the death of things or keep spinning the wheel.
Ukraine / Drama / 20 mins
Director: Salomon Ligthelm
Writer: Salomon Ligthelm, Joshua Sullivan, Luca Degani
Producer: Daniel Linnik-Zhuravliov
Cast: Chris Galust
"Mother" tells the story of Vitaly Ivanov - a miner on the Ukraine/Russian border who discovers a ringing phone - and tragically so much more - in his backyard. "Mother" is based on the true-life story of the miners of Rozsypne, Ukraine who combed the fields in Donetsk to retrieve the bodies of the victims of the MH17 disaster.
Can We Pretend
United States / Drama / 12 mins
Director: Samantha Toy Ozeas
Writer: Sophia Macy, Adina Aaron
Producer: Will Noyce, Jeremy Ivory-Chambers
Cast: Sophia Macy, Adina Aaron
During a birthday trip, Vera and Tazzie struggle with an ethical dilemma and are forced to reevaluate their friendship when Vera’s career begins to take off.