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Egyptian Theatre
6712 Hollywood Boulevard
Hollywood, CA 90028 Map
Wed, Jan 15, 2014

Short Film Programs 2014
Reception & Filmmakers In Person!
9th Annual Focus on Female Directors

This annual shorts program celebrates the directorial work of cinema pioneers, Academy Award winners, actresses-turned-directors, industry heavyweights, music video directors, documentarians, animators and the brightest stars emerging from film schools and the international festival circuit.

Films include:
Zia Mandviwalla’s “Night Shift” (New Zealand, 15 min.) An airport night cleaner starts another long shift. No one would usually spare her a glance.

Los Angeles Premiere: Riley Hooper’s “Flo” (USA, 10 min.) Battling lung cancer, visual impairment and multiple sclerosis, iconic NYC photographer Flo Fox continues to roam the streets in her wheelchair and photograph with her unique eye.

Carol Rhyu’s “Juice of My Heart” (USA, 4 min.) A darkly comic, dreamy, electronic music video, set in a diner, influenced by B-horror cult flicks.

Jordana Spiro’s “Skin” (USA, 13 min.) A young boy, in a misguided gesture, attempts to reach out to the girl he has a crush on in this delicate yet powerful drama.

Hye Yun Park’s “Brunch Avec Au Pair: Episode One” (USA, 8 min.) The first episode in this Web series about an angry yet whimsical 30-something Korean avant-garde videographer in New York City. Trailer

Ashley Graham, Kate Reynolds, & Lindsey St. Pierre's “Dia de los Muertos” (USA, 3 min.) A Student Academy Award-winning animated short about a little girl who learns the true meaning of this Mexican holiday. Clip | Facebook

World Premiere: Amy Scribner's "The Co-Star: Master Acting Class" (USA, 16 min.) Follow the hilarious adventures of Cloe Floutz, an actress in Hollywood, as she experiences the questionable "Master" Acting Class.

Sarah Polley's "I Shout Love" (Canada, 38 min., 2001) Bobby is about to abandon Tessa, but in a suicidal panic she persuades him to stay one last night and reenact the good old times in front of a video camera for posterity. Echoes themes in Sarah Polley's recent acclaimed documentary STORIES WE TELL.

Discussion following the screening with filmmakers Carol Rhyu, Hye Yun Park, Lindsey St. Pierre (Dia De Los Muertos) and Amy Scribner. There will be a drawing for a director’s empowerment bag and a reception in the lobby following for all ticket holders.
Series compiled by Andrew P. Crane, Kim Adelman and Andrea Richards.
Egyptian Theatre • Wed, Jan 15, 2014 • 7:30pm

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