Q&As with Mariana Sanguinetti, Kazik Radwanski, and Matvey Fiks following the screenings on 10/4 & 10/6

Showcasing both established and emerging filmmakers, this program features six unique films from around the world.
Programmed by Gabi Madsen

Hedgehog’s Home
Eva Cvijanović, Canada/Croatia, 2017, 10m
In this stop-motion tale, a hedgehog’s love of his humble abode perplexes his predators, who deliver their dialogue in rhyming couplets. New York Premiere

All Over the Place
Mariana Sanguinetti, Argentina, 2017, 10m
While moving out of the apartment she shared with her ex-boyfriend, Jimena reflects on closure and the future in a stream-of-consciousness message on his answering machine. North American Premiere

A Gentle Night
Qiu Yang, China, 2017, 15m
When their 13-year-old daughter disappears on her way home from school, a couple’s feelings of helplessness conflict with their desire to act. NY Premiere

Matvey Fiks, USA/Russia, 2017, 19m
Tow-truck driver Douggy’s mind is on a series of unanswered phone calls as he goes through the motions of his last two night shifts. Fiks renders his routine’s quietude and rusty infrastructure in warm 16mm grain. North American Premiere

Kazik Radwanski, Canada, 2017, 15m
Filmed in fragmentary close-up, Scaffold stitches together the conversations, interactions, and people-watching that make up the daily grind for two Bosnian-Canadian construction workers. U.S. Premiere

Rakan Mayasi, Palestine/Lebanon, 2017, 15m
A Palestinian man serves time in an Israeli jail, but he and his wife still hope to conceive a child. With the help of a bonbon wrapper, the couple overcomes physical obstacles in a race against the clock. U.S. Premiere