ND/NF 2014 Shorts Program 1
Filmmakers Miriam Bliese, Alex Prager, Frances Bodomo, and Dominga Sotomayor in person.
A program comprising five short films:
At the Door (An den Tür)
Miriam Bliese | Germany | 2013 | DCP | 5m
A divorced couple rediscovers a long-lost intimacy via an apartment-building intercom.
German with English subtitles
You Can’t Do Everything at Once, But You Can Leave Everything at Once (Man kann nicht alles auf einmal tun, aber man kann alles auf einmal lassen)
Marie-Elsa Sgualdo | Switzerland | 2013 | DCP | 15m
Archival footage stands in for childhood memories, with family history unfolding like a tall tale.
French with English subtitles
Face in the Crowd
Alex Prager | USA | 2013 | HDCam | 12m
Characters appearing in intimate interviews and ethereal crowd scenes seem both anonymous and oddly familiar.
Frances Bodomo | USA | 2014 | HDCam | 14m
The story of the first Afronaut, a 17-year-old Zambian girl training for a moon launch.
The Island (La isla)
Dominga Sotomayor and Katarzyna Klimkiewicz | Chile/Poland/Denmark | 2013 | DCP | 30m
The mood of a family gathering on a beautiful island darkens when one of the guests fails to show up.
Spanish with English subtitles