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Dealing with themes including racial tension, reproductive health, and political action, these filmmakers speak on today’s societal issues and cultural dynamics. Charged with passion, vision, and a fighting tenacity, the subjects of these films combat socio-political realities which have affected communities for centuries and are still ongoing problems we face today. Though this program doesn’t aim to solve these problems, the discussion facilitated by these films creates an open forum for dissecting deeper community issues, ultimately aiding in the road towards better solutions.

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Total Run Time: 64 minutes

This program will be followed by a Q&A with the filmmakers.

Programmed by Guest Festival Shorts Programmer, Emily Eddy.

Content Considerations: Strong language, implied sexual situations, harassment, depictions of violence, implied violence.

At an imaginary border check point, pregnant people are forced to endure invasive and emotionally abusive measures in order to get an abortion. They are bombarded with aggressive legalize, which is taken verbatim from actual State-mandated anti-choice materials. Ultimately, the film explores whether this fictional world is really that different from the one we live in now.

  • Year
  • Runtime
    7 minutes
  • Language
  • Country
    United States
  • Director
    Sarah Friedland, Alessandra Lacorraza
  • Screenwriter
    Sarah Friedland
  • Producer
    Sarah Friedland, Alessandra Lacorraza
  • Cast
    Brittany Henry, Claire Jamison, Samuel Dunning, Rebecca Lovett
  • Cinematographer
    Sean Hanley
  • Editor
    Samin Pogoff, Alex Mallis, Alessandra Lacorazza, Sarah Friedland
  • Sound Design
    Kaija Siirala