Imperfect Strangers – Sunday, October 10, 2004 - 2:00 pm

Where does coincidence end and fate begin? Through silent reflections, rash decisions, and a little luck, these characters struggle with the alienation of everyday life and find they are seized by the innumerable effects of the kindness of strangers.

Admission: Free. Tickets required. Tickets are distributed one hour before the screenings.

Experimental

Title

Director

Running Time

Format

Slowly Silently

Jinoh Park

14

35mm

A stark snapshot of a woman whose only focus is to take another step.

2003 Pusan International Film Festival - Official Selection
2004 Sundance Film Festival – Official Selection


Narrative Short

Title

Director

Running Time

Format

Diagnosis

Georgia Lee

4

Video

A troubled bar patron is confronted by a mysterious woman and is driven to the edge.


Animation

Title

Director

Running Time

Format

Rattle

Ed Chen

3

35mm

Two strangers’ lives are inextricably linked from cradle to grave in this animated short.


Narrative Short

Title

Director

Running Time

Format

Take the 'A' Train

Amyn Kaderali

16

Video

A teen learns a lesson in friendship and taking chances while stuck on the train.


Narrative Short

Title

Director

Running Time

Format

On Guard

Kevin Lee

11

Video

This 72 hour film project short explores the racial and power dynamics in the lobby of an office building.


Narrative Short

Title

Director

Running Time

Format

Doki-Doki

Chris Eska

30

Video

(Japanese w/E.S.)
A young girl travels the Tokyo subway contemplating all that is and all that could be in the lives of the commuters around her. - Anna Petrillo

Venue Information

Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Meyer Auditorium
Jefferson Drive at 12th Street, SW
Washington, DC
202-633-4880
http://www.asia.si.edu

Notes: Tickets required. Tickets are distributed one hour before the screenings.