SEARCHING FOR THE GOOD LIFE

National Museum of American History - October 16, 2005 - 1:00 PM

Total running time: 85 minutes

Is happiness guaranteed to those who know what they want and look for it? The characters in these films look within themselves and find that the struggle for happiness doesn’t come without its doubts.

Cost: FREE
Ticket Code: 1016A
Good Thing
Narrative Short
Director:
Keshni Kashyap
Format:
Video
Running Time:
19
The tedium and stresses of daily life drive a soon-to-be-father to seek something outside of the life he leads.

Miracle Mile
Narrative Short
Director:
Dong Hyeuk Hwang
Format:
35 mm
Running Time:
18
A Korean girl looking for her long lost adopted brother in LA gets help from a cab driver searching for his own roots.

Outside
Narrative Short
Director:
Jenn Kao
Format:
Video
Running Time:
22
This post-apocalyptic tale illustrates the life of a solitary female and the power of the human senses.

Perfections
Narrative Short
Director:
David Rowe
Format:
Video
Running Time:
3
Bored by the classes at school, a young man attempts to “break” out by doing what he loves to do.

Void
Narrative Short
Director:
Patrick Epino
Format:
Video
Running Time:
5
In a culture of quick fixes, a sad guy goes with the flow to find happiness.

Winning the Peace
Narrative Short
Director:
Eli Akira Kaufman
Format:
Video
Running Time:
18
An Iraqi American Marine struggles with fighting a war against the country of his birth.