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Pigeon is a dark comedy about Liz, a woman in her forties dealing with the aftermath of a breakup around the worst time of year to do such a thing: the holidays. After all, tis the season to experience depression. Juggling her emotionally-absent-but-trying father and her feelings, Liz is faced with the most unlikely mirror: a wounded Pigeon.
SULAM (The Ladder)
When an immigrant teen in Central Florida must help her mother before a school exam, tensions of belonging in a new country bubble to the surface.
In Barcelona, the Pluma family of Drag Queens and Kings strives to build a community based on freedom of expression, artistic endeavor and mutual support. With the city as their stage, they share the essence of their duality, while navigating the challenges that life throws their way.
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Forward Fast
While embarking upon a process of archival and preservation, a filmmaker dives into a stark exploration of self as she discovers the seeds of patriarchy and misogyny already planted and steeping the imagery of her childhood films.
A young girl faces a test of friendship at an orphanage in 1970 South Korea | Based on a true story
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Mi isla
Sammy is a single mother and high-demand film producer in Los Angeles, California. Her hectic life is disrupted when her favorite uncle Eddy dies and she inherits his small hotel on the Spanish island of Mallorca. Sammy and her 2-year-old daughter Alma embark on a journey into her past, that might reveal a new future.
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This program represents as a whole what Cinema Femme is about, elevating voices of female and non-binary filmmakers. All of these films create a ripple in our industry just by what you see onscreen and who’s behind the camera.

Q&A with Shorts Program 3 filmmakers on May 1, 2023, 3 PM Central on our YouTube Channel.

Filmmaker Q&A moderated by Patricia Vidal Delgado ("La Leyenda Negra")

Twelve year-old Alma and her mother are recent immigrants to the outskirts of Central Florida. On a tense morning before school, they wake up to find part of the ceiling in their apartment leaking and journey to buy a ladder at a local hardware store. What starts out as a simple shopping trip, however, quickly escalates. As Alma refuses to help translate and aggressively removes herself from the situation, boiling tensions test their relationship and co-dependence.

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  • Runtime
    10.45 minutes
  • Language
  • Country
    United States
  • Director
    Noam Argov
  • Screenwriter
    Noam Argov
  • Producer
    Bethiael Alemayoh
  • Cast
    Oriah Elgrabli, Mor Cohen
  • Cinematographer
    Ella Gibney