2017 Sunnier Side Up Shorts Program

Sunday, February 19th

ticket_small2:00 – 3:00pm
NAVAL HERITAGE CENTER: BURKE THEATER
$10 HERE OR AT THE DOOR


A BATTLING BODY

Directed by Laura Ghazal
(France/2016/1:30mins/DC Premiere)

A Battling Body is the story of a fight : a one minute choreography to illustrate a whole life, a young life, hampered by multiple sclerosis , stopped in its tracks by violent and unpredictable outbreaks. A musical and poetic short film to talk about the disease another way.


COLOR OF REALITY

Directed by Jon Boogz
(USA/2016/6mins/East Coast Premiere)

The artistic style of Alexa Meade combined with the choreography of Jon Boogz creates a moving portrait that speaks in powerful protest to the gun violence haunting American society today.


FOMO SAPIENS

Directed by Viktor Hertz
(Sweden/2016/7:15mins/World Premiere)

A young couple, suffering from the worst imaginable form of “fear of missing out,” decides to take on a tough challenge.


KILLING THE FIDDLER

Directed by Barak D Barkan
(USA/2016/7:16mins/World Premiere)

A comedy about Adam, a Jewish man, five minutes before he marries a non-Jewish woman, Vicky Cheung. Just before the ceremony, he is confronted by photographs of his ancestors, who come to life in order to prevent this “unholy” matrimony.


LAST CALL LENNY

Directed by Julien Lasseur
(USA/2016/12:30mins/DC Premiere)

Lenny Upton combines euthanasia with his used furniture business to provide suicide assistance to melancholy customers with a death wish. Armed with a briefcase full of weapons and an eye for antiques, he custom designs a personalized death experience for his one-time clients.


 VICARIOUS

Directed by Ken Nishimoto
(USA/2016/13mins/World Premiere)

A man must learn to move on with his life with help from his ghostly best friends.

 


WELCOME TO MY WORLD

Directed by Ching Wang
(USA/2016/12:06mins/East Coast Premiere)

The ideal world of a compulsive alienated young man shatter as a spontaneous woman shakes up his everyday routine. A sparkling adventure between Bob, Alex, and Kiddo.


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