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This program encompasses universal coming of age experiences of adolescence from diverse voices. Enjoyable for all ages, these filmmakers take on difficult subjects such as self-image, romance, childhood trauma, and family dynamics. The filmmakers in this program show a special aptitude for storytelling and working with young actors, brilliantly coaching teen cast members who give incredible on-screen performances. These are not your average teen movies, and they are sure to impress teen and adult audiences alike.

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Total Run Time: 78 minutes

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

Programmed by Guest Festival Shorts Programmer, Emily Eddy.

This program is appropriate for viewers ages 13+

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

Shot on Mini DV tape to mirror the home-movie, CLASS OF 2020 observes East Hampton High School's annual graduation ceremony, held atypically in the face of our global pandemic, socially-distanced by car. The piece captures the chaos and strangeness of this otherwise commonplace event, documenting the surreal nature of the pandemic age while hinting at larger questions about American ritual and the uncertainty facing 2020 graduates.

  • Year
  • Runtime
    7 minutes
  • Language
  • Country
    United States
  • Director
    Faye Tsakas
  • Screenwriter
    Faye Tsakas
  • Producer
    Stefan Weinberger, Gabby Green
  • Cinematographer
    Faye Tsakas
  • Editor
    Faye Tsakas