SHORTS PROGRAM: THE BIG PICTURE

25 TEXANS IN THE LAND OF LINCOLN – Directed by Ellen Brodsky

32 minutes

A quest of 25 history students from Texas who drive 2000 miles to Springfield, IL asking to repatriate General Santa Anna’s prosthetic leg.

 

THE BEST WAY IS BY HAND – Directed by Cathleen O’Connell

8 minutes

 A day in the life of a seventh-generation cobbler from Waltham, MA and what the future holds for his ‘soleful’ craft.

 

DEAR GEORGINA – Directed by Adam Mazo, Ben Pender-Cudlip

15 minutes

A Passamaquoddy elder journeys into an unclear past to better understand herself and her cultural heritage.

 

LOST AND FOUND – Directed by Orlando von Einsiedel

22 minutes

An Academy Award-winning director follows a Rohingya refugee dedicating his life to reuniting children with their parents in the world’s largest refugee camp.

 

MEMORY VIDEO – Directed by Roy Power

9 minutes

 An optimistic video store owner tries to keep the experience alive amidst the rising popularity of streaming.

 

Guests: Directors Cathleen O’Connell, Roy Power, Adam Mazo, Ben Pender-Cudlip, Editor Peter Rhodes

Moderator: Peter Keough, film critic, Boston Globe correspondent


Screenings:

Sunday, October 6

11:00AM

Brattle Theatre

Film Info Info

Length:

85 minutes

Presenting Sponsor

Cross Insurance

Sponsors

Moxy Hotel Hunt’s Stella Artois Stella Cidre

Supporters

Independent Film Festival of Boston Alden & Harlow Hops N Scotch WGBH LEF Foundation Double Exposure Film Fest Boston Jewish Film Festival Wicked Queer Film Festival Spirit Magazine HubWeek Ninety Plus Cellars The Brattle Theatre Coolidge Corner Theatre Camden Int’l Film Festival Provincetown Film Festival