Shorts: Hillwood

Dirs. Various; 77 min


Big Ragtag Fri, Mar 4 7:15 PM
Rhynsburger Theatre Sat, Mar 5 5:30 PM
Willy Wilson @ Ragtag Sun, Mar 6 2:45 PM


New perspectives come into focus with this selection of films that confront expectations. “In Flow of Words” (Dir. Eliane Esther Bots; 22 min.) brings three interpreters into the spotlight as they share their experiences working at the International Court of Justice. “Nuisance Bear” (Dirs. Jack Weisman & Gabriela Osio Vanden; 14 min.) tracks a polar bear as he makes the perilous journey through a town in Manitoba. “Our Ark” (Dirs. Deniz Tortum & Kathryn Hamilton; 12 min.) poses questions about artificiality and cultural preservation with a hypnotic essay form. “Last Days of August” (Dirs. Rodrigo Ojeda-Beck & Robert Machoian; 13 min.) paints a poignant portrait of the inhabitants of American towns forgotten by globalization. “You Can't Stop Spirit” (Dir. Vashni Korin; 16 min.) is a window into the world of the baby dolls of Mardi Gras as they prepare for the event. (CT)

Included Shorts

You Can't Stop Spirit (16min) Dir. Vashni Korin, 2021 More
In Flow of Words (22min) Dir. Eliane Esther Bots, 2021 More
Last Days of August (13min) Dir. Rodrigo Ojeda-Beck and Robert Machoian, 2022 More
Our Ark (12min) Dir. Deniz Tortum and Kathryn Hamilton, 2021 More
Nuisance Bear (14min) Dir. Jack Weisman and Gabriela Osio Vanden, 2021 More