Seconds
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5@5 Cygnet Committee
Sequoia 2Fri, Oct 13 3:45 PM
“Words of strength and care and sympathy-I opened doors that would have blocked their way, I braved their cause to guide.” Films about human connection, in all its tender and tenuous forms, ground this special group of shorts. Annabelle Attanasio (TV’s Bull) directs and stars in Frankie Keeps Talking (US 2016, 7 min) about how liberating a bad date can be. A birthday greeting to their daughter opens old wounds for a couple in Arian Vazirdaftair’s Not Yet (Iran 2016, 15 min). A young Latin-American girl caught in refugee limbo must adjust to a new life and uncertain future in Monica Santis’s moving Towards the Sun (UK 2017, 20 min). Economic difficulty and industry in transition in the Louisiana bayou force some hard decisions for a family in Nailah Jefferson’s atmospheric Plaquemines (US 2016, 20 min). And the charming complexity of father-daughter love is perfectly encapsulated in J.R. Heffelfinger’s Seconds (Puerto Ri
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5@5 Cygnet Committee
Rafael 3Sat, Oct 14 6:15 PM
“Words of strength and care and sympathy-I opened doors that would have blocked their way, I braved their cause to guide.” Films about human connection, in all its tender and tenuous forms, ground this special group of shorts. Annabelle Attanasio (TV’s Bull) directs and stars in Frankie Keeps Talking (US 2016, 7 min) about how liberating a bad date can be. A birthday greeting to their daughter opens old wounds for a couple in Arian Vazirdaftair’s Not Yet (Iran 2016, 15 min). A young Latin-American girl caught in refugee limbo must adjust to a new life and uncertain future in Monica Santis’s moving Towards the Sun (UK 2017, 20 min). Economic difficulty and industry in transition in the Louisiana bayou force some hard decisions for a family in Nailah Jefferson’s atmospheric Plaquemines (US 2016, 20 min). And the charming complexity of father-daughter love is perfectly encapsulated in J.R. Heffelfinger’s Seconds (Puerto Ri
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Film Info
Year:2017
Running Time:1 min.
Premiere Status:World
Description
And the charming complexity of father-daughter love is perfectly encapsulated in J.R. Heffelfinger’s Seconds
Additional Information

Brooklyn-born filmmaker JR Heffelfinger is an award-winning artist working in NYC, Puerto Rico, and LA. His 2005 debut feature, Niji No Shita Ni, shot in Tokyo, is a narrative “touched by the spirits of Kurosawa and Imamura and resonating with the resilient glow of life.” As a commercial director, he was honored with a 2013 Webby Award for his success creating viral video content amassing over 250 million views to date. Through his documentary work, Heffelfinger has earned a reputation for giving voice to the voiceless, making the invisible visible and unveiling truths about the human condition.