IN LIGHT OF TRAUMA - SHORTS

Wednesday April 24, 2019   6pm

GEORGIA COLLEGE ARTS & SCIENCES AUDITORIUM

THE ROLE OF A LIFETIME

Please note that this block may contain films that have a sensitive subject matter

Director: Marc Saez
   14 min

Cast: Véronique Picciotto, Olivier Hémon

A man, a woman, a payback.

JOAN'S SONG

Director: Natasha Straley
  7 min

Cast: Val Frazee, Jeannie Carter-Cruz, LaVar Veale

A woman defends her innocence while she battles the effects of gas-lighting. Joan's Song is a poignant, psychological drama tastefully exploring the effects of domestic abuse.

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DIVULGE

 9 min
Directors: Haven Nutt

Cast: Haven Nutt

Real women’s stories of survival blend together into 
an eerie experimental tale of domestic violence and sexual assault.

TURNED TO THE SUN

Director: Keith Wilhelm Kop
  4 min

Cast: Gemma Reynolds, Ben Nash, William Bull

 

Ben is janitor who is running away from his past as a soldier. He finds himself entangled in a metaphorical fight with his young self for the fate of his future. Can he break the chains of his trauma to live freely or forever be overshadowed by his demons? 

COLD HANDS

Director: Eric Bizzarri
  17 min

Cast: Carson MacCormac, Jordan Mills, Cassandra Williams, Dennis Nimoh Jr, Susan Hamann, Chris Gleason

n an effort to make friends in high school, Lucas finds himself in a position that compromises his safety. In the aftermath, he realizes that the support he seeks is not guaranteed.

THE GHOST

Director: William Bajalia
20 min

Cast: Hilary Bryant, Arya Haeri

93 MILES

Director: Noah Canavan
 17 min

Cast: Danny Royce, Krystal Millie Valdes, George Capacete

The night after defecting Cuba, a baseball player and his girlfriend are held up in a Mexican hotel room. The tension rises as the two become claustrophobic in this stressful situation that they are stuck in.

ME 3.769

Director: Elaine Del Valle
 9 min

Cast: Samantha Lopez, Rodolfo Salas, Vanessa Elise, Elizabeth Danielle Pujadas, Justin Martinez, Kiara Kupersmit

A Pubescent Latina looks forward to her maturing body, but must soon cope with the sexual misconduct of someone she trusts. 
This project was supported by a grant from Sundance Institute with additional support from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.