New York FESTIVAL PROGRAM
November 9th 7:30PM Soho House new york
AmenzeDir. Mariona Lloreta
11 min/ Brasil
Upon receiving a long-lost friend’s call from Lagos, Amenze embarks on a journey to reconnect with her real identity after being forced to change her name and move to Brazil as a sex worker.
The Streets That SpeakDir. Vida Lercari
Cuba/ 6 mins
A short documentary about Yulier Rodriguez, a Cuban artist who paints all across Havana from his studio to the streets.
LeonardaDir. Luca Brinciotti
Based on the True Story of the Female Italian serial killer Leonarda Cianciulli, known as the "Soap-Maker of Correggio". Leonarda killed three women and by boiling their bodies with caustic soda she made soap and cookie.
Everything Will Be FineDir. Jan Kutrzeba
USA/ 9 mins
Wszystko Będzie Fajnie (eng. Everything Will Be Fine) is a single shot short film touching topics of immigration, love, trust, poverty, and loneliness.
Fickle BickleDir. Stephan Ward
11 min/ USA
On a routine plumbing job for a wealthy New Yorker, Kevin Smedley finds himself alone in a magnificent Upper West Side mansion. Knowing the owner has departed on vacation, after forgetting Kevin is onsite, our plumber takes the opportunity of using this location to impress his high school crush, Jenny Bickle, a woman he hasn't seen for many years. However it doesn't end the way he might have wished.
SirenDir. Melissa Bank
10 mins/ USA
The bond between a young woman and her older brother is tested by his new girlfriend.
Entry LevelDir. Jorge Lucas
USA/ 6 mins
Lyle Wittigan interviews for a job at his favorite publishing company. But the meeting takes an absurdist turn when his interviewers bring up his deepest fears and darkest secrets.
Before YouDir. Kevin Michael Murphy
5 mins/ USA
Past, present and future collide when a young woman ventures out for a Belgian waffle.