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This program include six (6) short films! Please click through the films on the right to see details about each one.

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Two white friends try to talk about race.

Director's Bio:

Alexander Christenson was born in 1985 and raised in Palo Alto. He received degrees in Philosophy and Screenwriting from Loyola Marymount University. His 2017 narrative short THIS ALWAYS HAPPENS was featured on Vimeo Staff Picks. To date, it has over 700,000 views. In 2018 he wrote and directed the first promotional film for Leonardo DiCaprio’s environmental and social justice foundation. Alexander lives in Los Angeles and works directing narratives, commercials, and music videos.

  • Runtime
    13 minutes
  • Language
  • Country
    United States
  • Premiere
    Oregon Premiere
  • Rating
  • Director
    Alexander Christenson
  • Screenwriter
    Alexander Christenson
  • Producer
    Jeff Spivack
  • Co-Producer
    Christopher Hawthorne, Miriam Naggar
  • Cast
    Celeste Arias, Auden Thornton, Emily van Raay
  • Cinematographer
    Michael Belcher
  • Editor
    Alexander Christenson