We live through our bodies every day. Follow these shorts as they explore how flesh and bone can work as the instruments for justice, survival, memory, isolation, personal triumph, community and self-knowledge. – Curated by Geraldine Ah-Sue
Co-presented by: Asian Americans for Community Involvement (AACI)
In This Program
USA / 2012 / Music Video, Narrative Fiction, Short / 8 minsFemale fighter Jynx must avenge her grandfather’s death by defeating an array of opponents, yo-yo in hand. Native Elements sets the beat.
USA / 2012 / Short / 19 minsIn this fun and colorful short, an awkward college student must learn how to dance to overcome self-doubt and win the affection of another.
Germany, India / 2012 / Short / 9 minsIn this visually poetic piece, an older city dweller reflects on his youth in the country.
USA / 2010 / Documentary, Short / 3 minsThe Carters share their inspirational story of overcoming discrimination and disability in order to create a better future for their child.
USA / 2012 / Documentary, Short / 4 minsHaving left her home and moved to San Francisco, an elderly woman finds community and fulfillment in synchronized line dancing.
Japan / 2012 / Short / 23 minsVisible both when our bodies are alive and dead, teeth transcend the show-and-tell of time. Here, a young man experiences emotional connection in his fantasy life as he is tasked with creating dentures for a young woman.
Mongolia, USA / 2012 / Documentary / 13 minsWith the Olympics approaching quickly, Mongolia's archery team prepares for battle in Lucy Walker's (SFIAAFF '12, The Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom) newest documentary.
USA / 2012 / Animation, Short / 7 minsA mother's unyielding love is tested during the cold of night in this stunning animation about perseverance.