NYFF52 Shorts Program 1

NYFF52 Shorts Program 1

Various, 2013/2014
Format: DCP | 86 minutes

Q&A with directors Jonas Carpignano, Sergei Rostropovich, Tal Zagreba, Selma Vilhunen and Guillaume Mainguet

In August / En Août
Jenna Hasse | Switzerland | 2014 | 9m

As a family crumbles, a little girl goes on what may be her final joyride with her father.

Young Lions of Gypsy / A Ciambra
Jonas Carpignano | France/Italy | 2014 | 16m

A Romani boy learns his street smarts from his older brother.

Sergei Rostropovich | Germany | 2014 | 12m

Verging on Alzheimer’s, an aging actress (played by Hanna Schygulla) finds that the power of memory is stronger than ever.

Tal Zagreba | Israel | 2014 | 5m

A mime inadvertently sets off a bizarre chain reaction...

Travel support provided by Consulate General of Israel

A Paradise / Un Paraíso
Jayisha Patel | Cuba | 2013 | 14m

Tragedy haunts a family—the circumstances of which run deep throughout their isolated Cuban village.

Wu Gui
Jordan Schiele | China/Singapore/USA | 2014 | 15m

A woman has bigger plans for the construction worker whose turtle she agrees to buy.

The Girl and the Dogs
Selma Vilhunen & Guillaume Mainguet | Denmark/Finland/France | 2014 | 15m

Three teenage girls make an unexpected detour on the way to a party.

Travel support provided by Unifrance

Series: NYFF52 Main Slate

Venue: Walter Reade Theater, Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center