On Wednesday, March 13th, NewFilmmakers presents its Documentary Series, a Short Film Program, and the feature GODMOTHER.
6:00 PM First Short Film Program
Defne Enc & Alonso J. Lujan TIME AGAIN (2012, 8 Minutes, Video)
Alan Spearman MADRE (2012, 3 minutes)
In this autobiographical film poem, Spanish poet Leonor M. J. and American filmmaker Alan Spearman collaborate on their common quest to understand the past, present and future of their connection. The two friends had each lost someone to death.
Sara Masetti UNDOCUMENTED DREAMS (2012, 15 minutes)
Loren, a young Latino college graduate and civil right organizer, learns to move forward in life with an engineering degree in one hand and an expired visa in the other.
Patrick McEveety SOUTHERN DYSCOMFORT (2012, 31 minutes)
Reared and mentored by black nanny Annie Mae, Michael Alton Lowder, a bisexual male from the Deep South, navigates his way through a fairytale of excess surrounded by dysfunctional upscale family and friends.
7:00 PM Second Short Film Program
Orlando Brenes THE CROSS (2012, 14 min)
The Cross is a psychological horror short film about a high school counselor who is consumed with life's problems. It's the story about a man who finds himself in a supernatural environment where he will be forced to face his inner most fears and battle the demons that are driving him to the point of insanity.
Rati Oneli LEITMOTIF (2013, 18 Minutes)
Isabelle, an introverted high-school music teacher, is infatuated with her colleague, Mark. Unable to openly share her feelings she stalks Mark, tormented by her desire and fear of rejection.
Elisa Cepedal AY PENA (2011, 20 min)
Lucia returns to the town of her childhood to bury her grandmother and sell the family shop. When she arrives she encounters various old friends, and finds everything still very much as she left it.
Michael Martinez OVERCOME (2012, 6 minutes)
A young girl struggles with hardships of life, but in the end, overcomes all.
Emmeline Wilks-Dupoise SPEECH ACT (2011, 15 minutes)
Speech Act follows a young woman's struggle to communicate the unexpected death of a loved one to a close friend. The day is set in a failing office in New York City's financial district.
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