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Women In Film Shorts 2022!

Jane Campion

Women In Film Shorts 2022!

Directed by Various
Not Rated / Narrative / 1 hour


MUDPOTS (2019)
Dir Cate Smierciak
Runtime 12 Mins
16-year-old Shelby and her best friend Jess spend one last afternoon together at the Salton Sea. In a stolen moment at Shelby’s surprise going-away-party, they acknowledge something more between them.


Dir Veronique Vanblaere
Runtime 2 Mins
A Sidewalk Film Festival and Cannes Film Festival alum film!
The true story the story of a young girl moving from Belgium to Alabama.

MAUDE (2018)
Dir Anna Margaret Hollyman
Runtime 10 Mins
Synopsis: When Teeny arrives to a gorgeous home for what she thinks is just another routine babysitting job, she is shocked to see who answers the door. Over the course of the day, Teeny decides to become the woman she had no idea she always wanted to be. Until she gets caught.

CHERRY (2019)
Dir Stacey Davis
Runtime 12 Mins
Synopsis: With her father dying of cancer, Helen has high hopes for the family’s last Easter together.

Dir Stacey Davis, Ali Clark
Runtime: 2 mins
Synopsis: Told from alternating points of view, this animated short explores the connective thread of hand holding between parent and child. When mother and child release hands – and enjoy the freedom that comes from letting go – they do so knowing they will always be joined.

GRAFFICA! (2021)
Dir Yogi Dada
Runtime 15 Min
Synopsis: This documentary explores the creation of a black and white series of art that tells the story of a young black girl growing up in upstate New York. Yogi Dada’s fundamental truths are uncovered and celebrated, in a place called “”GRAFFICA””.

Dir Lisa Cordes
Runtime 5 Mins
Synopsis: Lockdown and safety measures for Covid-19 made tangible human interaction harder, if not impossible, to get. Birmingham based artist and professor, Stacey Holloway, transformed her yearning for physical touch into an interactive series of kinetic sculptures. From hugs to high fives, Stacey captures the spirit of what she missed most about proximity to others, with humor and affection.

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  • New touchless restroom fixtures
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There will be a Q & A with some of the selected filmmakers following the Friday 5 PM screening!

August 21-27, 2023

Sidewalk Film Festival

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