SHORTS: In Pieces
This program explores how to navigate traumatic circumstances, the strength of femininity, and finding the will to rebuild. In 116 Cameras, directed by Davina Pardo, Holocaust survivor Eva Schloss is surrounded by a twinkling constellation of cameras and records her stories for an interactive hologram project, preserving her experience for future generations. In Asiyeh, directed by Leila Merat, an intelligent, no-nonsense bonesetter in northern Iran has been healing the people in her community for as long as anyone can remember. They Took Them Alive, directed by Emily K. Pederson, concludes this series. In 2014, 43 students disappeared from a bus traveling in Iguala, Mexico. Their families seek answers as the official investigation comes to a troubling and suspicious halt.