Women+Film Festival 2019 Shorts Program | Denver Film Society

Women+Film Festival 2019 Shorts Program

113 min

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Overview

Saturday, April 13th, 1:30pm
This shorts program features narrative, documentary and animated films from around the world. Touching on timely movements and issues, historical biographies, and personal experiences for both young and old, these films by and about women pack an emotional punch in a brief duration. Highlights include this year's Oscar winner for Best Documentary Short and the Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury Prize Winner.

Films in Program...

Aziza

Aziza

Ayman, Syrian refugee in Lebanon, teaching his wife how to drive his car, the only thing left for him from his country. The lesson takes a wrong turn into madness and nostalgia.

Lebanon 13 Min
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How Does It Start

How Does It Start

It’s 1983 and 12-year-old Rain wants sex, the only problem is she has no idea what that means. With her self-absorbed parents distracted by their recent divorce, Rain is left alone to navigate the complexities of love and adulthood, and learns to do it her own way.

USA 15 Min
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Las Del Diente

Las Del Diente

Three women discuss the social pressure of having kids while celebrating the uniqueness of their bodies.

USA 6 Min
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Life In Miniature

Life In Miniature

Kath Holden transforms the world around her into perfectly rendered miniatures. Her creations are whimsical yet keenly observed, and a far cry from the genteel museum pieces that her contemporaries are producing. A working-class woman from Yorkshire, Kath reflects on her life and art as she carves a

United Kingdom 5 Min
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Lotte That Silhouette Girl

Lotte That Silhouette Girl

Once upon a time, long before Disney and other animation giants, Lotte Reiniger ignited the screen with shadows, light, and a pair of magical scissors.

USA 10 Min
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One Cambodian Family Please For My Pleasure

One Cambodian Family Please For My Pleasure

In 1981, a lonely refugee from Czechoslovakia paints an all-too-appealing picture of her American life as she writes a letter begging an organization to send a Cambodian refugee family so that she can help resettle them in her new “hometown of dreams”: Fargo, North Dakota.

USA 14 Min
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Period. End of Sentence.

Period. End of Sentence.

In a rural village outside Delhi, India, women lead a quiet revolution. They fight against the deeply rooted stigma of menstruation.

26 Min
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Tightly Wound

Tightly Wound

A woman recounts her experience living with chronic pelvic pain – how health professionals have failed her, men have rejected her, and shame, anger, and hatred have plagued her body.

USA 10 Min
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While I Yet Live

While I Yet Live

Five acclaimed African American quilters from Gee’s Bend, Alabama, talk about love, religion and the fight for civil rights as they continue the tradition of quilting that originally brought them together.

USA 15 Min
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