Friday, September 14, 1:30 PMLEGACY SHORTS: FRESH VIEWS OF LATER LIFE
THREE BOYS MANZANAR (7 min.)
Preeti Deb, DIR., USA, 2017.
Bittersweet story of the 70 year old reunion of three men interned at Camp Manzanar as children, incarcerated by circumstance and bound together by history.
Forever Chinatown (30 min.)
James Q. Chan, DIR., USA, 2016.
81-year-old artist Frank Wong devoted the past four decades recreating his fading memories and emotional struggles by building extraordinarily detailed miniature models of Chinatown in San Francisco.
The Call (19:12 min.)
Milos Ljubomirovic, DIR., Serbia, 2018.
This short highlights the alienation, emotional loneliness and gap between the generations, as a grandson impatiently tries to teach his grandmother how to Skype on her computer. In Serbian, with English subtitles.
Childless (10 min.)
George Zdravkov, DIR., Bulgaria, 2018.
Unable to give birth, a woman raises four adopted children, who then care for her as she approaches her 100th birthday. In Bulgarian with English subtitles.
Achentannos: May you live 100 years (19:23 min.)
Antonio Maciocco, DIR., Sardinia, 2017.
Even when 100 years old, at any moment something can occur that makes one taste the pleasure of living. In Italian with English subtitles.
Friday, September 14, 5:00 PMON THE EDGE
Edges (10 min.)
Katie Stjernholm, DIR., USA, 2016.
Yvonne Dowlen is ice skating at least five days a week and competing in figure skating.
Ice Mother (Bába z ledu) (1 hr, 46 min.)
Bohdan Sláma, DIR., Czech Republic, 2017.
While taking her grandson for a walk, Hana, a 67-year-old widow, rescues an elderly ice swimmer, which results in an unexpected hobby. Stars Zuzana Kronerova and Pavel Novy. In Czech, with English subtitles.
Saturday, September 15, 12:00 PMUNCARING/CARING
The Miserabilist (17 min.)
Corin Sherman, DIR., USA, 2018.
Something unusual recently happened in Phoenix, Arizona. Deceased residents began returning to life. While many rejoiced, there’s one woman who is utterly unimpressed.
Kayla (14 min.)
John Dower, DIR., UK, 2018.
Lonely and chaotic unseasoned caregiver Sarah (27), has to decide what to do when her new