Friday August 14

6:30pm

Do You Dream In Color?

Runtime:(74M)

Categories: Documentary Feature

Synopsis:

Do You Dream in Color? is the coming-of-age story of four courageous blind high school students as they strive to prove that their disability will not hold them back from achieving their dreams.

Cast & Crew:

  • Ryland Aldrich- PRODUCER
  • Abigail Fuller- DIRECTOR, PRODUCER
  • Sarah Ivy- DIRECTOR, PRODUCER
  • Chiemi Karasawa- PRODUCER
  • Regina Saldivar- PRODUCER
  • Robert Lam- CINEMATOGRAPHER/DP
  • Mary Manhardt- EDITOR
  • Sarah Devorkin- EDITOR

OFFICIAL WEBSITE: http://doyoudreamincolor.org


The Lost Mariner

Runtime: (6M)

Categories: Documentary Short

Synopsis:

The Lost Mariner is an animated interpretation of Dr. Oliver Sacks’ case study found in his book The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat. It uses photographs to visualize the rare memory condition of patient Jimmie G.

Cast & Crew:

Tess Martin-  DIRECTOR, ADAPTATION, ANIMATOR

Toil of Three Cities/ Liebesmuh

Runtime:(15M)

Categories: Documentary Short

Synopsis:

Shot in New York, London and Berlin, this experimental documentary-performance-narrative-videofable tells of an artist struck by the extreme physical exertion of ordinary workmen. She seeks meaning in her own life by searching for reasons behind their ‘backbreaking work for the pleasure of others.’ To strengthen her own body and open her heart she practices yoga, but feeling inadequate to the task,begins a quest to find a guru-worker to answer why they work so hard. Arrested for her own impurities, in jail she meets 12 hard-working prostitutes who open her heart. Then 4 little girls show us what is and isn’t valued as labor in contemporary society. At end, the constructionworker’s wisdom provides insight that only exisst in Rosenthal’s absurdist universe, telling much about our own.

Cast & Crew:

Barbara Rosenthal- DIRECTOR

Program Block Total: 95M


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