Wednesday / November 11th / Veterans Day
6:00PM NEWFILMMAKERS SPECIAL EVENT
Razid Season KADDISH (2019, 15 minutes, digital)
In 1943, a young Ashkenazim namely Akiva risks a journey through Miechów in Poland in order to fulfill his obligation of honoring his deceased mother on the anniversary of her death.
Chen-Wen Lo IN THIS LAND WE’RE BRIEFLY GHOSTS (2019, 17 minutes, digital)
Myanmar, 2013. A 12-year-old Burmese child soldier, imprisoned for deserting battle, is forced to either kill her older brother, a fellow deserter, or die alongside him. Based on actual events.
Jason Gonzalez ARTIFICIAL SOULDIER (2019. 18 minutes, digital)
An insurgent scientist turns a soldier into the ultimate war machine to avenge his parents death.
7:30PM NEWFILMMAKERS SHORT FILM PROGRAM
Skyler Sulby ONE TWO THREE (2020, 5 minutes, digital)
Chris Bellizzi WORST ENEMY (2019, 7 minutes, digital)
Joe Loftus GIRL AND ROBOT (2020, 12 minutes, digital)
James Dean Ferguson TATTOO (2020, 10 minutes, digital)
Donna Bonilla Wheeler THE GIRL NEXT DOOR (2020,19 minutes, digital)
8:30PM NEWFILMMAKERS FEATURE FILM PRESENTATION
Kamaran Karym DON’T FORGET THEM (2019, 52 minutes, digital)
A doctor travels to the refugee camps near Duhok, Kurdistan in order to help with the medical need there.