SF IndieFest: Real Unusual Life Choices – Documentary Shorts Program
First show: February 09
Sometimes otherwise regular people veer off the beaten path in awesome ways.
LOVE FOR THE ROAD
The story of two nomad musicians basking on the streets of San Francisco.
9 min. By Giuseppe Lo Fiego.
This film patches together a woman’s life story through the eyes of a gig worker hired to empty her apartment after her death. He soon recognizes his own precarity in these fragments from her final years.
8 min. By Andrew Xue.
What was once a normal home turns topsy-turvy when the eccentric patriarch brings home a baby chick for his cats to play with, much to the exasperation of his family.
13 min. By Rishi Chandna.
KOKA, THE BUTCHER
Under immense pressure from his conservative community to quit his passion and marry, a respected figure in Cairo’s pigeon fighting world is faced with the possibility that the upcoming race will be his last one.
38 min. By Bence Máté.
A SHORT DOCUMENTARY ABOUT PEOPLE FIGHTING
If you’ve never been in a fight, or if you object to violence altogether, I hope you reconsider after watching these surprising moments of intimacy. There was only one hospital visit while making this film.
12 min. By Solmund MacPherson.
SF IndieFest: Real Unusual Life Choices - Documentary Shorts Program: Upcoming Showtimes