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BLOCK H - MOTHERHOOD

SUNY Cortland - Old Main, Brown Auditorium

Sunday, April 28th at 9:00am

RATED PG13

BABY

Directed by Diana Dumitrescu

Runtime - 1:36

Synopsis:

Some things you can't ignore forever.

CATALINA

Directed by Paola Ossa

Runtime - 14:22

Synopsis:

An 11 year old girl learns to fend for herself while her undocumented mother spirals in fear of being deported.

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EVERYTHING IS GOING TO BE FINE

Directed by Brandon Oest

Runtime - 5:39

Synopsis:

A very real look at my Grandma's struggle with Dementia. Who she is now is not who she was.

HOW LONG HAS IT BEEN?

Directed by Alexandra Olney

Runtime - 7:28

Synopsis:

A woman struggles with her choice to have an abortion.

SUPER MARKET

Directed by Rhonda Mitrani

Runtime - 12:40

Synopsis:

Jasmine runs into a supermarket, sneaks an olive, and suddenly finds herself in an alternate universe where she is magically pregnant. Trapped in a market with bizarre baby products and shoppers with their own philosophy on how to survive, Jasmine has to find her own way out.

TANNENBAUM

Directed by Jonathan Popalis

Runtime - 9:00

Synopsis:

Abigail has suffered a devastating loss. In the midst of her grieving she decides to tear down her Christmas tree, a sad reminder for her. It's a cold, foggy winter day but Abigail is determined to drag this tree all the way to the lake.

WILD WOMAN

Directed by Vanessa Sweet

Runtime - 3:41

 

Synopsis:

Wild Woman is an animated poem to mankind which invokes current world issues such as drone-strikes and religious persecution in a plea for empathy. Scenes transform and melt as the animator also explores her personal struggle of becoming a mother and identifying as such in our current social and political climate.