It turns into a tragicomic disaster as cars continue to go there and get destroyed every week. The films in Preschool Poets: An Animated Series are based on poems composed and spoken by preschoolers from the near east side of Columbus, Ohio and animated by artists from around the world. Feature-length Films in alphabetical order Dir. Jo Geerteke van Lierop , a photographer, heads to Wisconsin to revisit the scenes where she took portrait shots of Rachel on a previous trip. It stars Molly Shannon as Dickinson and Minneapolis native Susan Ziegler as her beloved sister-in-law.
Disturbed, Spencer breaks up with her, but she believes he didn't mean it until she came to his apartment the next day and Spencer clearly states that he wants to end their relationship. From an aspiring newscaster in North Carolina to a young Chinese immigrant in 1950s Texas, the characters in these narrative short films strive to define themselves on their own terms. The film is an exploration of memory and perception based on a simple, relatable event: a breakup. June , directed by Huay Bing Law 13 minutes A Chinese wife tries to fit in at her husband's graduation party at a Texas university in 1955.
Even the pleasure of a hot tub has a time limit. Gabriel Silverman and Fiona Dawson 4:00pm Saturday, Big River Theatre : Around 15,500 transgender people serve in the U. Strawberries Will Save the World , directed by Yoko Okumura 6 minutes Yuko's love for strawberries knows no bounds and she believes they will save the world. When Carly tries to reason with Lauren, she forces her to do jumping jacks. After her boyfriend breaks up with her, Lauren spent the first part of her class crying before Carly goes to check on her. When Freddie and Sam stand up for Carly, she forces Freddie to join in jumping jacks and Sam to wash her car.
Ziegler will attend the screening for a Q+A, along with other special guests. This film is an autobiographical account of the director's experience with immigration. The Traffic Separating Device , directed by Johan Palmgren 14 minutes A traffic separating device is installed in the middle of Stockholm, Sweden, intended to keep cars out and only let buses pass. She was the history teacher of Carly Shay the protagonist and her friends Sam Puckett and Freddie Benson. Starring Simon Helberg Big Bang Theory, Florence Foster Jenkins and Brett Gelman Stranger Things, Lemon. Cinematography by six-time Emmy-winning wildlife photographer Neil Rettig.
Minnesota director and Wisconsin native Whitehead followed the band from their meteoric rise through their breakup, making for an emotionally satisfying journey as well as a spectacular musical one. Furious, Lauren rips up a stuffed animal she made for Spencer before storming out of the apartment. Café De Temporada , directed by Luisa Santos 13 minutes Four Nicaraguan kids move to a Costa Rican coffee farm with their families to work during their summer break. We Are In A Dream , directed by Henna Välkky and Eesu Lehtola 6 minutes Based on personal recordings of people narrating their nightmares, we race through their unconscious desires and fears. Nia DaCosta 9:00pm Saturday, Minema : In a North Dakota fracking town, Ollie Tessa Thompson is nearing the end of her probation after being caught running prescription pills over the Canadian border. .
They vote for them not to get back together and Lauren snarls that she hates Spencer and the Internet before storming out. After yelling at Freddie, Carly stands up to her, resulting in a parent teacher conference between Lauren and Carly's brother and guardian Spencer. Three perceptions of only one truth: hers, his and ours. Hair Wolf , directed by Mariama Diallo 12 minutes In a black hair salon in gentrifying Brooklyn, the local residents fend off a strange new monster: white women intent on sucking the lifeblood from black culture. But soon, Lauren begins to be possessive of Spencer, asking him where he was at all times and snapping at him due to believing he's lying to her. Pumpkin Movie , directed by Sophy Romvari 10 minutes When two long-time friends call each other over Skype to continue their annual Halloween tradition of carving pumpkins together, they swap stories of negative encounters with men.
With hopes of companionship and possibly of love, Raul finally gets the courage to ask Rosa for a date. Scent of Geranium , directed by Naghmeh Farzaneh 5 minutes Immigration is a new chapter in one's life, a chapter with unexpected events that can take one's life down paths different from the one imagined. How do we define our own worlds? Dawn Mikkelson 1:30pm Sunday, Minema : This deeply moving film explores the process of forgiveness through individuals who overcome tragedy by channeling their anger and grief into endeavors that make the world a better place. They spend the majority of their day helping their parents pick and sort coffee, but their adventurous spirit takes them on unusual breaks. Synopsis: As the love between two women sours, each sets off on a journey of self-reflection and contemplation.
A non-fiction travelogue led by 5-year old Unna Katla. Sexxy Dancer , directed by Jessica Makinson 6 minutes A woman down on her luck gets a lift when a friend lends her a Sexxy Dancer for the week. Joanna James 11am Saturday, WideSpot : Well-known women chefs and restaurateurs describe the challenges they faced on their way to celebrated careers in an industry where fewer than 7% of restaurants are helmed by female chefs or owners. And this year, because we asked nicely, they're sharing this family-friendly program with the Flyway! The gang think about forcing Spencer to start dating Lauren again before coming up with another plan. Family Happiness , directed by Alice Englert 15 minutes The Wells orphans, Romilly and Fiona, are having a family gathering -- just the two of them.
These documentary short films explore issues of individual identity, cross-cultural communication and the ways in which we create our own realities. Minnesota native Jamie Coughlin produced the film. During the conference, Lauren breaks down in tears again and Spencer comforts her, letting her vent about her relationship troubles. Xiaolu , directed by Xiaolu Wang 3 minutes A young Chinese woman's journey of reclaiming her birth name after a year of using an English name. She snaps at Carly to sit down and became unnecessarily cruel to her students.
Hao Wu 9:00pm Saturday, Big River Theatre : In China, live streaming has become the most popular online entertainment. At school, she gives out a surprise pop quiz worth a large portion of the students' grade and automatically gives Carly's quiz an F out of spite. Augenblicke , directed by Kiana Naghshineh 4 minutes A woman walks home at night. Samantha Davidson Green 11:00am Sunday, Big River Theatre : When an accident strands pregnant Chloe and her geriatric dog, Thrasher, on the highway home from broken dreams in L. John Whitehead 6:30pm Saturday, Minema : Ranging from the historical to the deeply personal, this documentary tells the story of three African-American musicians from the hip-hop generation who embraced a traditional 19th-century folk genre and took it to Grammy-winning heights.