Egyptian Theatre
6712 Hollywood Boulevard
Hollywood, CA 90028 Map
Wed, Jan 18, 2017
7:30pm
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Short Film Programs 2017
Filmmakers In Person!
Focus on Female Directors 2017

This annual shorts program celebrates the directorial work of Academy Award winners, cinema pioneers, actresses turned directors, animators, documentarians and the brightest stars emerging from film schools and the film festival circuits. Films include:


  • Maya Deren’s “Meshes of the Afternoon” (USA, 14 min.) Shot in Silver Lake, and one of the landmark films by the preeminent voice of avant-garde cinema in the 1940s and ’50s.

  • Eileen O’Meara’s “Panic Attack” (USA, 3 min.) Hand-drawn animated short that looks into the anxiety and obsession many can relate to.

  • L.A. Premiere! Christina Beck’s “Hooker #2” (USA, 9 min) Aged out, broke and desperate, 40-something former child actor Grace Johnston gets the role of her life.

  • L.A. Premiere! Elnura Osmonalieva’s “Seide” (Kyrgyzstan, 14 min) Set in a breathtaking, forbidding landscape, this is the saga of a young woman and her horse.

  • L.A. Premiere! Amy Nicholson’s “Pickle” (USA, 16 min) Sweet, funny and heartwarming documentary ode to the sometimes bizarre and beautiful connection between man and animals.

  • Alexis O. Korycinski’s “Bambina” (USA, 9 min.) An isolated expatriate experiences psychosis and depression after giving birth.

  • Ellie Wen’s “Single Mother, Only Daughter” (USA, 9 min) A documentary capturing a conversation between mother and daughter that brings them closer.

  • Alicja Jasina’s “Once Upon a Line” (USA, 7 min) A man leads a drab life, until one day...

  • Uttera Singh’s “Fanny Pack” (USA, 10 min) An Indian-American father and daughter have differing views on life, with comedic results.

Series compiled by Andrew P. Crane, Kim Adelman and Andrea Richards.

Discussion following the screening with filmmakers Eileen O’Meara, Christina Beck, Alexis O. Korycinski, Ellie Wen, Alicja Jasina and Uttera Singh. There will be a drawing for a director’s empowerment bag and a postscreening reception in the lobby for all ticket holders. All ticket buyers are eligible to win a film permit from www.filmla.com!
90 minutes | Screening format: DCP
Egyptian Theatre • Wed, Jan 18, 2017 • 7:30pm
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