SF DocFest: SHORTS 4 THE OLD WAYS AND THE NEW
First show: June 09
This collection captures the remnants of old customs in a changing world. Using beautiful video, storytelling, and animation, these films take us to Korea, Peru, Kyrgyzstan, Nigeria, Italy, and France.
Facing the Beast (Un Monde sans Bêtes) (26min) Dir. Emma Benestan and Adrien Lecouturier
Theo is a teenager learning bull handling from his dad on their ranch.
Haenyo, the Women of the Sea (5min) Dir. Éloïc Gimenez
This film focuses on the life of the Haenyo, the diving women of Jeju in South Korea, with 7 idiomatic expressions from the island. The animated sketches also highlight the musicality of the spoken language.
Marked (22min) Dir. Nadine Ibrahim
MARKED is a documentary that explores the different cultures in Nigeria, traveling to the North, South, East and West in search for explanations and reasons behind scarifications and how they intertwine with identity, spirituality and Beauty.
My Dear Kyrgyzstan (13min) Dir. Alex Pritz and Noam Argov
Emil is a social media-obsessed entrepreneur in an abandoned Soviet mining village in the mountains of eastern Kyrgyzstan. Tracing his roots to the nomadic tribes that once roamed the area, Emil has returned to put his village of Jyrgalan back on the map by convincing wealthy tourists and famous bloggers to go there on vacation.
Only The Moon (Solamente La Luna) (9min) Dir. Maya Cueva
Only The Moon/ Solamente La Luna is an animated documentary about my father’s immigration story from Peru to the U.S., visualizing his dreamlike memories of transformation through the ‘60s, and what it means to grow old as a Latino immigrant in the age of Trump.
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