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2022 Sundance Film Festival Shorts Tour

Gabrielle Selnet, Adam Sillard, Chloé Farr, Walter Thompson-Hernández, Khozy Rizal, Lewie Kloster & Noah Kloster, Alison Rich, Dania Bdeir, Shariffa Ali

Not Rated / Shorts / 1 hour, 35 minutes

The 2022 Sundance Film Festival Short Film Tour is a 95 minute theatrical program of 7 short films curated from the 2022 Sundance Film Festival short film program, including three titles that won Festival awards. Considered the premier showcase for short films and the launchpad for many now-prominent independent filmmakers, the Festival includes fiction, documentary and animation from around the world.

Featuring:

Goodbye Jerome! (Au revoir Jérôme!) / France
Animated, Directors and Screenwriters: Gabrielle Selnet, Adam
Sillard, Chloé Farr Synopsis: Having just arrived in paradise, Jerome sets out to find his wife Maryline. In the course of his search, he sinks into a surreal and colorful world in which no one seems to be able to help him.

IF I GO WILL THEY MISS ME / U.S.A.
Narrative
Director and Screenwriter: Walter Thompson-Hernández
Synopsis: Lil’ Ant is obsessed with Pegasus, the Greek mythological character, since first learning about him at school in Watts, California. He begins to notice imaginary airplane people around his home, and yearns to fly with them.

MAKASSAR IS A CITY FOR FOOTBALL FANS Indonesia/France
Narrative
Director and Screenwriter: Khozy Rizal
Synopsis: In a city where men have to go crazy about football, Akbar has to pretend to love the game in order to prevent rejection from his new college friends.

Stranger Than Rotterdam with Sara Driver / U.S.A.
Documentary/Animation
Directors: Lewie Kloster & Noah Kloster
Synopsis: In 1982, the completion of Jim Jarmusch’s sophomore film, Stranger Than Paradise, hinged on producer Sara Driver’s willingness and ability to smuggle one of the world’s rarest and most controversial films across the Atlantic Ocean.

Training Wheels / U.S.A.
Narrative
Director and Screenwriter: Alison Rich
Synopsis: A socially inept woman rents one man to prepare for
another.

Warsha / France/Lebanon
Narrative
Director & Screenwriter: Dania Bdeir
Synopsis: A Syrian migrant working as a crane operator in Beirut volunteers to cover a shift on one of the most dangerous
cranes, where he is able to find his freedom.

You Go Girl! / U.S.A.
Narrative
Director Shariffa Ali
Synopsis: Audrey, a New York City comedian who can make a joke of any situation, faces a staggering challenge in the beautiful mountains of Oregon. Can this city woman overcome her fears and rise?

Sidewalk Senior Matinee – $5 Tickets & 99 Cent Coffee! The film will have on-screen captions & reduced capacity. While these screenings cater to seniors you do not have to be a senior to attend:

September 15th at 2:30pm

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August 21-27, 2023

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