Tue, April 15, 2014 7:00 pm at Alwan for the Arts
$5-$10 Suggested Donation (no one will be turned away)
SHORT FILM PROGRAM
FORTH, WILLIAM, USA, 2010, 16 mins
Written and Directed by Wadi'h Arraf and Stephen Day
Unable to deal with the absence of the enigmatic Frankie Zapurro, two laconic friends, Charles and Vahid, engage in symbiotic apathy. When a domestic dispute leads to Vahid’s existential crisis, Charles must act like he cares. (No audible dialouge)
WHAT REMAINS, USA, 2013, 13:48 mins
Directed and Produced by Sarita Khurana and Chitra Ganesh
Inspired by the experimental film narratives of Maya Deren and 1960s and 70s Bollywood cinema and song, “What Remains” uses visual elements of Ganesh’s work and Khurana’s storytelling, drawing upon their shared interest in memory, the construction of the self and psychic trauma. The film is a play on the traditional ghost story where the protagonist returns to her childhood home, only to discover a ghost living there. As in many supernatural narratives, the ghost exists in response to past traumas that continue to bind her to the human world. (No audible dialouge)
Horizon is a story of a young, ambitious mother who takes advantage of a series of events, which become instrumental in her pursuit for human dignity. A story that take us on an emotional journey through the eyes of a mother, wife, and homemaker, Faten, who is trying to save her children from a future similar to her and her husband’s. (Arabic/English subtitles)
A man's fight for democracy and freedom is questioned when he is faced with his son's homosexuality. (English)
This film documents Mona Kamal's border crossing from Pakistan to India at the Wagah crossing point, located in the shared State of Punjab. The crossing has 500 metres of no-mans land in which every visitor must walk to the other country.The film endeavours to create a dialogue about the current conflict between the two countries vs. the shared history and culture. (English subtitles)
VIDEO ART PROGRAM
About 3rd i NY
3rdi NY Film Programming is made possible in part with public funds from the Fund for Creative Communities, supported by New York State Council on the Arts, and the Manhattan Community Arts Fund, supported by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, both in partnership with the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council. Alwan for the Arts hosts our monthly screenings series. We are thankful to the SINGH Foundation for acting as our fiscal sponsor
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