In Person: Jul 11, 2022 - Jul 18, 2022
Online: Jul 11, 2022 - Aug 01, 2022
Jul 11, 2022 - Aug 01, 2022

OVERCOMING

Available: Jul 11, 2022 07:00
Until: Aug 01, 2022 06:59
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OVERCOMING
Stories of overcoming tragedies, incapacities, and a past that won’t let go.
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Thank You, Come Again Thank You, Come Again

Thank You, Come Again

After the trigger of a hate crime, an undocumented Indian American convenience store clerk comes crashing into his subconscious as he grieves the passing of his father during an attempted border crossing.
11 minutes
Keep/Delete Keep/Delete

Keep/Delete

In a future world where memories are handled like computer files, two lovers decide to undergo a procedure and have their entire relationship wiped from their brains.
19 minutes
Ghost Girl Ghost Girl

Ghost Girl

Starring Sepideh Moafi (The L Word: Generation Q; Killing of Two Lovers) and Jamie Neumann (Lovecraft Country; Down With the King). On the night before she is set to leave New Orleans to audition for a high-budget television pilot in Los Angeles, Ashley must overcome her best friend and closest collaborator's attempts to thwart her ambitions as this sudden opportunity reveals the long-festering differences between the two of them.
12 minutes
Six Feet Apart Six Feet Apart

Six Feet Apart

In El Paso, Son stands in the shower, his cinnamon skin glistening, as he prepares for his father’s funeral. Memories flood into his head of the contentious relationship between a gay Latinx man and his religious Dad, as he journeys to a funeral in the times of COVID.
14 minutes
An Island Drifts An Island Drifts

An Island Drifts

Set in Singapore, a young teacher presses for the truth from a maladjusted student, the act leads to devastating results and they suffer the ignominy of losing everything that matters to them. The story holds a mirror up to society, where a mistake can derail a life in an overly pressurized world.
19 minutes
Muscle Memory Muscle Memory

Muscle Memory

“Muscle Memory” is a conceptual nonlinear short film that follows Tariq, who makes his living as a hoofer like his late father Yayha. On the anniversary of Yahya’s death, he dedicates a dance to him, which triggers childhood memories.
15 minutes
Alalia Alalia

Alalia

A woman grapples with her sudden inability to speak which is triggered when reflecting on the former glory and fading light of her relationship.
6 minutes
Shoutout 2 My Therapist Shoutout 2 My Therapist

Shoutout 2 My Therapist

This series centers around Nicole, a New York transplant, as she finds herself in therapy after quitting her job. This is where she realizes that she has more to address than what led her there. We follow Nicole through her therapy sessions as she tries to find her way back, but does she really want that?
24 minutes

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