Gene Siskel Film Center

2021 FVNMAS Festival - Program 4 - Transits and Transformations

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16 films in package
Lazos de Familia (Family Ties)
A video diary about family dysfunctions, preserving family album archiving, and cherishing the love of family members.
Adrian Velazquez Q & A
Adrian Velazquez discusses Lazos de Familia (Family Ties) with Amy Beste (Director of Public Programming for FVNMA) and Frédéric Moffet Moffet (Department Chair, FVNMA).
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m:lk
A lone figure stands silently in a calm, isolated realm until they are disrupted by a droplet that falls from a faucet above.
weiß
A nameless individual stands reclined against the tiled wall of a clinical bathroom as they observe an I.V. inserted upside down in their hand.
conch
Nestled in the snow of a dark, forest opening, a hunched figure sits idly as an otherworldy creature quietly circles around them.
orr Q & A
orr discusses m:lk, weiß and conch with Amy Beste (Director of Public Programming for FVNMA) and Frédéric Moffet (Department Chair, FVNMA).
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Eidolon
Dealing with the loss of her father, a young woman working at a laundromat reconstructs her father out of warped memories, old clothes and old death masks.
Cosmo Coffey Q & A
Cosmo Coffey discusses Eidolon with Amy Beste (Director of Public Programming for FVNMA) and Frédéric Moffet (Department Chair, FVNMA).
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Last One
It can be the last one, or the only one, the isolated one, the most enjoyable one.
Goodnight/Good Morning
Goodnight/Good Morning explores the early memories of a failed relationship by revisiting the places the couple fell in love.
Calla Flanagan Q & A
Calla Flanagan discusses Goodnight/Good Morning with Amy Beste (Director of Public Programming for FVNMA) and Frédéric Moffet (Department Chair, FVNMA).
Closed captions available
Once More (한마디)
An individual handling negativity during COVID-19.
Jay Jung Q & A
Jay Jung discusses Once More (한마디) with Amy Beste (Director of Public Programming for FVNMA) and Frédéric Moffet (Department Chair, FVNMA).
Closed captions available
The Genealogy of Light
"The Genealogy of Light" meditates on the disintegration of a family tape; the deterioration of a memory and the decay of a body.
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Zoe Butler Q & A
Zoe Butler discusses The Genealogy of Light with Amy Beste (Director of Public Programming for FVNMA) and Frédéric Moffet (Department Chair, FVNMA).
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The Knight in Air
A digital hand-drawn narrative animation about the experiences of taking internation flights.
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In this video diary, Adrian Velazquez explores his extended family archive of photos and VHS home movies, revealing the devoted happy group they were during his childhood. As we watch Adrian and his grandmother viewing a video of their 50th Anniversary Celebration in 1997, various family quarrels are slowly exposed, which eventually shattered their previous family unity.  Lazos de Familia is ultimately a love letter to Valezquez’s grandmother and extended family.

  • Year
    2021
  • Runtime
    21 minutes
  • Language
    English, Spanish
  • Country
    United States
  • Director
    Adrian Velazquez
  • Filmmaker
    Adrian Velazquez
  • Cast
    Adrian Velazquez