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Shorts Program: Light in Dark Places
October 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
In challenging times, how do we persevere and rekindle hope? Five short films tackle these questions, and more.
General Admission: $10 | Senior/Student/Low-Income: $7 | BUY TICKETS
In this visual poem, a powerful girl shows what she can do when she does not let the world hold her back.
(Ella Warner, USA, 3 min)
Side by Side: Out of a South Korean Orphanage and into the World
In a series of intensely intimate, first-person narratives filmed around the world, Side by Side explores the South Korean adoptee experience through stories of abandonment, relinquishment, and reunification.
(Glenn Morey and Julie Morey, USA, 39 min)
A television blares the latest stories of police violence against people of color. What is the impact of this growing epidemic?
(Sherrie Quannea, USA, 4 min)
Mexico: Looking for Lost Migrants
Previously undocumented immigrant Ruben Figueroa has a new life goal: to find the missing migrants who have disappeared while fleeing Central America for the USA.
(Leo Mattei and Alex Gohari, France/Mexico, 25 min)
Take Good Care of My Baby
Captivating and poignant, this narrative explores life in poverty — its struggles, triumphs, and friendships — through the story of Eva, an unemployed and in-debt mother of three.
(Nicolas Daenens, Belgium, 33 min)