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
Cast: Véronique Picciotto, Olivier Hémon
A man, a woman, a payback.
Director: Natasha Straley
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.
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
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?
Director: Eric Bizzarri
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.
Director: William Bajalia
Cast: Hilary Bryant, Arya Haeri
Director: Noah Canavan
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.
Director: Elaine Del Valle
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.