Celebrate all the great works from the 2020 Salute Your Shorts Film Festival award winners.
Playing in this program:
A young, modern mother struggles to find her place in Baku, Azerbaijan, a culture simultaneously Muslim and secular, progressive as it is traditional, and like her at a crossroads of seeming contradictions.
Taylor Rees, Renan Ozturk
Winfred Rembert, the only living survivor of a lynching, a Star Wars fanatic and leather artist, develops a friendship with Doctor Shirley Jackson Whitaker who is on a mission to memorialize the forgotten 4,000 African Americans lynched during the Jim Crow era. Together, their journeys of healing intertwine.
Liv and her older sister Tess are inseparable siblings, who from a young age share a strong musical bond, but behind the music and happy images, hides a terrifying secret. Liv rides the waves of hope and despair, older sister Tess desperately fights to save her.
Trapped in their marriage, Dimitra and Dimitris try to endure their summer vacation with their two daughters on a remote island. Unexpectedly, human civilization collapses.
Sainte-Mère-Église was ground zero on D-Day. For 75 years, people of all countries, races and faiths have gathered to commemorate those whose sacrifice changed the world. With few veterans left, who will preserve their legacy? SIXTH OF JUNE is the story of why we remember and what we lose if we forget.
Hard-boiled noir meets hipster chill in this tale of familial strife and vigilante justice. Desperate to bail her father out of jail, Suri (Indian, blonde and bougie) comes face-to-face with the criminal underworld that operates inside her seemingly quiet suburban community.
Antoine Bonnet, Mathilde Loubes
A group of children witnesses a crime and is forced to remain silent. Auguste, the youngest, finds the burden too heavy and decides to reveal this secret. To punish this treason, the rest of the kids plan to get rid of him.
Paula Neudorf, Arianna LaPenne
In UNADOPTED, 24 year old Noel Anaya investigates why the foster care system never found him a “forever family” — and why he was taken from his biological parents in the first place.