2020 Short Documentaries

*Screenings followed by Q&A with the director

Charon

Directed by Cullen Parr
USA / 2019 / 12 mins

Myron Dyal, a California artist who has temporal lobe epilepsy, creates art inspired by the visions he has during his seizures.


Our Alexandria

Directed by Robin N. Hamilton
USA / 2019 / 17 mins
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Two artists from Alexandria, Virginia revisit a town’s segregated past and tell the story of family, friendship, loss, and love through their historical dollhouses.


Sex + Ice Cream

Directed by Melissa Lane
USA / 2019 / 6 mins

A short documentary about a young woman finding her identity through art.


The Holocaust Is Over, Bitch

Directed by Ella Altman
Israel / 2019 / 13 mins
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Ella, broken-hearted lesbian Israeli artist, creates a musical documentary experiment to find out: could art bring back her Polish lover?


The Imperfect Machine

Directed by Steve Summers
USA / 2019 / 10 mins

Looking back at his great uncle’s life and war photography, the filmmaker explores his own relationship with images, memory and the devastating condition of dementia.


Watching The Pain Of Others

Directed by Chloé Galibert-Laîné
France / 2019 / 31 mins

A young researcher tries to make sense of her fascination for the film “The Pain of Others” by Penny Lane. A deep dive into the discomforting world of YouTube and online conspiracies.


Where My Girls

Directed by Mads Engel
USA / 2019 / 21 mins

Three queer women reflect on the creativity, community, and hustle required to make it in a hip-hop culture that has left them to their own devices.


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