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28 Apr
Thu, Apr 28 at 5:30 pm PT

Description

Our past has something to say, if only we are prepared to listen. From distant loves to cryogenic preservation, this collection of narrative and non-fiction shorts from around the world features stories of the past made present again.

Total Runtime: 100 min

Titles are listed in order of play.

Successful Thawing of Mr. Moro
Conflicting emotions overtake Milo the day his ex-partner is scheduled to awaken from cryopreservation.
(Jerry Carlsson, Sweden 2021, 14 min)

My Grandmother Is an Egg
The fragility and resilience of a woman who faced oppression from unjust Confucian traditions.
(Wu-Ching Chang, Taiwan 2021, 8 min)

Letter to a Pig
A Holocaust survivor’s testimony and trauma inspire a schoolgirl to ponder human nature.
(Tal Kantor, France/Israel 2022, 16 min)

Another Life to Live
After Gordon Dipaolo’s paralysis, his wife, Lorraine, refused to let their love story come to an end.
(Ian Adelson, RJ Brown, USA 2021, 10 min)

Hannah’s Biography
A spunky recently divorced grandmother takes a stab at stand-up comedy.
(Patricia Lee, USA 2022, 12 min) Bay Area Voices Film

Charlotte
A new pop cover of their mother’s song forces a family into introspection.
(Zach Dorn, USA 2021, 13 min)

Love, Dad
Finding letters her dad wrote her years ago gives the filmmaker new insights into their relationship.
(Diana Cam Van Nguyen, Czech Republic/Slovakia 2021, 12 min)

Masquerade
When she returns to her hometown, Lagos, Nigeria, a woman realizes that life is branching paths.
(Olive Nwosu, Nigeria 2021, 15 min)

 

Film Details

Country USA, France, Israel, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Nigeria, Taiwan, Sweden

Closed Captions Closed captions are not available for this screening.

Audio Description Audio Description is not available for this screening.

American Sign Language (ASL) Interpretation American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation is not currently scheduled for this event. For more information about ASL interpretation at our events, e-mail ADA@SFFilm.org.