Part of SFFILM Festival
This collection of documentary and narrative shorts from mostly female directors explores the work of an iconic artist, family life, and the wonders of the natural world. The films address the challenges of responsible parenting, the ever-changing nature of plant and human life, and salutes the efforts of transformative artist JR. This program features work from Belgium, Macedonia, UK, Canada, and the US.
Total running time 81 min
Titles are listed alphabetically rather than in order of play. All films are in competition.
This magical and mesmerizing work explores the mysteries of the natural world through the study of these wondrous organisms.
(Lisa Jackson, Canada 2019, 12 min)
The close relationship between free-spirited Anna and her mother reaches a turning point one summer when Anna has to make a life-changing decision.
(Bérangère McNeese, Belgium 2019, 24 min)
One Thousand Stories: The Making of a Mural
An intimate behind-the-scenes look at the creation of JR’s iconic San Francisco mural which showcases the unique atmosphere of trust and community of everyone who participated in this emblematic project.
(Tasha Van Zandt, USA 2020, 14 min)
This is a Cinema by the Bay film.
In this black comedy from Macedonia, Dejan is caught in a bureaucratic trap when his plans to deliver a special gift to his daughter are thwarted, sending him into a black hole of comic mishaps.
(Georgi M. Unkovski, Macedonia 2019, 19 min)
That Joke Isn’t Funny Anymore
This charming documentary explores how sometimes the key to a loving and enduring marriage is putting up with the eccentricities of another.
(Hannah Currie, UK 2019, 12 min)