Women's Shorts – Wednesday, October 13, 2004 - 6:30 pm

This mixture of shorts and documentaries reveal that the best of women’s intentions are filled with style, insight and sensitivity.

Admission: FREE

Narrative Short

Title

Director

Running Time

Format

American Seoul

Jason Moore

9

Video

A punk, a rapper, an actress and a beauty queen defy the stereotypes of Asian American women in their pursuit of career, love and happiness.


Narrative Short

Title

Director

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Shui Hen

Maximilian Jezo-Parovsky

23

35mm

(Spanish & Cantonese w/E.S.)
Immigrant sisters struggle with family sacrifice and secrets in 1950’s Cuba.


Documentary Short

Title

Director

Running Time

Format

Joung Family Girls

Hohyun Jung

15

Video

(Korean w/E.S.)
The joy of motherhood is clouded by one family’s deeply embedded patriarchal principles in this short documentary.

 

Narrative Short

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Director

Running Time

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My Dolly

Ria de Lumen

2

Video

A girl plays dress-up with the wrong doll.

 

Narrative Short

Title

Co-directors

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Format

Ode to Margaret Cho

Susie Lee & Greg Pak

3

16mm

A brother and sister harass their younger brother by paying homage to their favorite comedian.


Documentary Short

Title

Director

Running Time

Format

Best of the Wurst

Grace Lee

22

Video

(English & German w/E.S.)
A Korean American filmmaker visits Berlin where she takes a bite out of the local culture through a delightful discovery of a street snack food. Festival History 2004 Berlin Film Festival 2004 Los Angeles Film Festival

Venue Information

Goethe-Institut
812 Seventh Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001
http://www.goethe.de/uk/was/enindex.htm

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