Shorts Package 1: “In Transition”

Shorts Package 1: “In Transition”

Shorts Package 1: “In Transition” When: Friday, September 15 4PM Where: Alamo Drafthouse Sloan’s Lake The subjects of these seven short documentaries are in transition…whether that’s geographically, physically, or in terms of their personal identity. Purchase Tickets Now A Doll’s Eyes Director: Jonathan Wysocki Country: USA Run Time: 12 mins Description: In his personal essay film, filmmaker Jonathan Wysocki searches for the meaning behind his lifelong obsession with the movie ‘Jaws.’ Wysocki recounts the terror that kept him out of the ocean during his childhood and the dark desire that drew him back as an adult. He returns to the ocean to discover a fear deeper than the shark stalking his imagination. Sand Men Director: Tal Amiran Country: UK Run Time: 14 mins Description: Neculai, Aurel and Raj all left their homes in Romania for the same reason – to seek a better life for their family. Now, in Britain, with their loved ones depending on them, they survive by creating sand sculptures on London’s streets. They try to find hope in the hardships they endure, while thoughts of their children’s futures keep them going. The Art and Dreams of D.J. Sheskin Director: Emily Sheskin Country: USA Run Time: 2 mins Description: At 73-years-old, D.J. Sheskin dreams of seeing his art in MoMa before he dies. This short piece explores the artist’s body of work, his dreams, and his general outlook on being an artist.erience. Hotel USA Director: Marisa Pearl Country: USA Run Time: 11 mins Description: An airport motel off of I-95 is an unlikely haven for asylum seekers during their first hours in America. And yet, after their long...