SHORTS 1

NEW DOCS

This program features five stories of individuals navigating moments of transition in their lives. The Ambassador’s Wife observes a restless French ambassador’s wife in Burkina Faso who dreams of being an opera star, oblivious to her immense privilege. Stretch presents an aging acrobat who considers the end of his beloved career. In Only The Moon, animation illustrates a Peruvian man’s tale of immigration to the United States and the way his life unfolds afterward, connecting his experience to current political rhetoric. GIVE documents Reverend Roland Gordon as he creates a new visual history for the African American community on the walls of his church in San Francisco. And Moment to Moment reveals the marriage of Carl and Susan, and the way they hold on to the profound connection that remains in their lives after Carl is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s.

Filmmaker Q&A following screening

Festival Year

2019

Run Time

73 minutes