THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS
At times, the situations we find ourselves in may change everything we know to be true — whether we can suddenly defy the laws of physics or begin to feel as if we’re living in a real-life dream. If you squint at it just right, anything is possible.
– Mordecai Stayton
Co-presented by: Kearny Street Workshop
In This Program
Sudan Sethuramalingam / SHORTS / USA / 2015 / Bay Area Connection, Short / 11 minsTwo strangers, one going forward in time, one going back, meet unexpectedly in the middle. Each provides the other with crucial information about their mutual futures.
Jerell Rosales / SHORTS / USA / 2015 / Narrative Fiction, Short / 10 minsFrom festival favorite Jerell Rosales, BRITNEY-HOLICS ANONYMOUS follows the journey of a closeted Britney Spears fan from denial to curiosity to acceptance.
Tatsu Aoki / SHORTS / USA / 2014 / Experimental, Short / 13 minsFilmed on Angel Island, THE DETACHED is a collaboration between director Tatsu Aoki and dancer/producer Lenora Lee, featuring Lenora Lee Dance.
Derrick Wong / SHORTS / USA / 2015 / Bay Area Connection, Experimental, Short / 11 minsA man daydreams of an alternative to his 9 to 5 lifestyle. Slowly, he loses touch with what his reality was in the first place.
Shannon Browning / SHORTS / Australia / 2015 / Short / 8 minsEchoing buddy comedies of the 1980s, this hilarious short about an Australian genius who must rescue his friend from a time loop he himself created revels in all its cheesy, implausible glory.
Yoko Okumura / SHORTS / USA / 2014 / Narrative Fiction, Short / 19 minsWhen a desperate housewife prepares to confront her husband at an adult entertainment expo, she finds unexpected comradeship in her surroundings. With Jo Mei of A PICTURE OF YOU (CAAMFest, 2014).
Yiyi Yin / SHORTS / USA / 2015 / Short / 15 minsAn unfaithful woman. A man who realizes he has been betrayed. A mannequin??? Things go from worse to worse in this short about love in all its forms.