SHOW 5: HEART TO HEART
No superheroes. Just human beings dealing with life's mysteries and realities. Filmmaker Q&A follows the screening.
6:10pm • Sunday, March 25 | Albany Twin Theatre MAP
Mothers and daughters, couples in love, a man and a dog . . . These films express the connections and complications of love and deep friendship that make life worth living.
COCOON • Liying Mei • narrative (25:00)
In this tender coming of age drama, a girl must make a decision when she discovers her mother's affair with another woman. Subtitles.CHINA
SEUNG HEE KIM • THE REALM OF DEEPEST KNOWING • Animation (3:30)
The process of deep human connection as a couple overcomes struggles. KOREA
AKITA • Alastair Cummings • Narrative (9:00)
A down-on-his-luck man discovers a friend in a seemingly abandoned dog in this mostly silent film. UNITED KINGDOM
S'ECLIPSER (slipping away) • yoni azulay • narrative, Youth 13-17 (6:36)
One pivotal moment changes everything for these teens.
unleavened Bread • Wilfried Meance • narrative (8:30)
Vanessa is in love with Remi. Remi is in love with Vanessa. Only one problem. Subtitles. FRANCE
deux ballons • joshua green • narrative (4:18)
A young woman, a dog, and some red balloons.
i promised her life • robert Nazar arjoyan • narrative (15:15)
On the day of her daughter's funeral, a grieving Armenian-American mother defies a centuries-old ritual and tests the limits of tradition as she walks the thin line between death and afterlife.