Special Day

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5@5 Coyote
Rafael 2 Tue, Oct 9, 2018 9:15 PM
“There's no comprehending just how close to the bone and the skin and the eyes and the lips you can get, and still feel so alone.” In these powerful shorts, lone protagonists navigate treacherous emotional terrain as they reconcile their need for connection with the world around them. In Andrew Zox’s touching I Am My Own Mother (US 2018, 23 min), an African American woman seeks out her original birth mother, with some unexpected results. Animator Bill Plympton's The Modern Lives (US 2018, 3 min) uses a Jackie Greene song to depict a man beset by pressures to conform. In Andrés Gallegos Shoe Shiner (El limpia botas) (Chile 2018, 17 min), a young street orphan loses his shoeshine business and must prove his resourcefulness in a world of duplicitous adults. In Teal Greyhavens’s creepy Special Day (US 2018, 7 min), a bizarre family secret is revealed to a woman celebrating her 18th birthday. Tatiana Maslany (Orphan Black) stars in Richard Raymond’s
5@5 Coyote
Century Larkspur Wed, Oct 10, 2018 6:15 PM
“There's no comprehending just how close to the bone and the skin and the eyes and the lips you can get, and still feel so alone.” In these powerful shorts, lone protagonists navigate treacherous emotional terrain as they reconcile their need for connection with the world around them. In Andrew Zox’s touching I Am My Own Mother (US 2018, 23 min), an African American woman seeks out her original birth mother, with some unexpected results. Animator Bill Plympton's The Modern Lives (US 2018, 3 min) uses a Jackie Greene song to depict a man beset by pressures to conform. In Andrés Gallegos Shoe Shiner (El limpia botas) (Chile 2018, 17 min), a young street orphan loses his shoeshine business and must prove his resourcefulness in a world of duplicitous adults. In Teal Greyhavens’s creepy Special Day (US 2018, 7 min), a bizarre family secret is revealed to a woman celebrating her 18th birthday. Tatiana Maslany (Orphan Black) stars in Richard Raymond’s
Film Info
Country:US
Year:2018
Running Time:7 min.
Director:Teal Greyhavens
Producer:Rachel Greenwald
Screenwriter:Nikolai von Keller
Cinematographer:Devin Cutter
Editor:Teal Greyhavens
Cast:Maya Bowman
Laura Wernette
Caesar James

Description

In Teal Greyhavens’s creepy Special Day (US 2018, 7 min), a bizarre family secret is revealed to a woman celebrating her 18th birthday.