NYFF52 Shorts Program 1
Format: DCP | 86 minutes
Q&A with directors Jonas Carpignano, Sergei Rostropovich, Tal Zagreba, Selma Vilhunen and Guillaume Mainguet
In August / En Août
Jenna Hasse | Switzerland | 2014 | 9m
As a family crumbles, a little girl goes on what may be her final joyride with her father.
Young Lions of Gypsy / A Ciambra
Jonas Carpignano | France/Italy | 2014 | 16m
A Romani boy learns his street smarts from his older brother.
Sergei Rostropovich | Germany | 2014 | 12m
Verging on Alzheimer’s, an aging actress (played by Hanna Schygulla) finds that the power of memory is stronger than ever.
Tal Zagreba | Israel | 2014 | 5m
A mime inadvertently sets off a bizarre chain reaction...
Travel support provided by Consulate General of Israel
A Paradise / Un Paraíso
Jayisha Patel | Cuba | 2013 | 14m
Tragedy haunts a family—the circumstances of which run deep throughout their isolated Cuban village.
Jordan Schiele | China/Singapore/USA | 2014 | 15m
A woman has bigger plans for the construction worker whose turtle she agrees to buy.
The Girl and the Dogs
Selma Vilhunen & Guillaume Mainguet | Denmark/Finland/France | 2014 | 15m
Three teenage girls make an unexpected detour on the way to a party.
Travel support provided by Unifrance
Series: NYFF52 Main Slate
Venue: Walter Reade Theater, Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center