May 27 - 29, 2022 at RoleCall Theater
shorts #6 :
Break Up the Family
Director Aaron Baggett - USA - 14 min.
What saves us? What connects us? And what is it that allows people to feel like they belong to something (and/or someone) larger than themselves?
"Nuestra" tells the story of how a father’s tragic loss -- the death of his teenage daughter -- leads to the birth of a school that helps get troubled teens across Puerto Rico back on track, in the name of the daughter whose life could not be saved.
The United States was my Mom
Director Olga Jaramillo - USA - 15 min.
Sara Raquel was born and raised in San Salvador, El Salvador. She left El Salvador at 16 in 2016, crossing the Mexican border to reunite with her mother who migrated to the United States when Sara Raquel was three years old. Now, she has Special Immigrant Juvenile status and has authorization for employment.
Director Pauline Clermidy - France - 12 min.
I lost my father.
While he didn't need anyone to kill himself, I shared the pain of this violent departure with people who also lost a loved one by suicide.
"QUI VIVE" tells what this voluntary disappearance leaves behind: guilt, shame, abandonment, loneliness.
Young and the Reckless
Director Johnny Agnew - New Zealand - 29 min.
‘Young and the Reckless’ chronicles the lives of a group of teenage runaways in Auckland City, New Zealand. Shot from 2014 to 2021, the film documents their uncertain journeys as they try to find their feet in the world.
Director Juan Trueba - Spain - 13 min.
You are fourteen years old. You leave your house alone and without money. You cross a border by boat or on the underside of a truck. You arrive in a country where they don't speak your language, you can't understand them. They hate you. Why? Shit happens.
Screens Saturday, May 28, 2022 at 12:40 PM
at RoleCall Theater