Shorts Package: “She’s in Control”

Shorts Package: “She’s in Control”

Shorts Package: “She’s in Control“ When: Sunday May 15th at 4:45pm Where: Sie FilmCenter Despite decades of barriers from the male-dominated industry, female filmmakers have maintained a strong and meaningful voice. These seven shorts, all made by women and about women, reveal tragedies and triumphs of girls and women from Luxembourg, to the UAE, to Prince Edward Island, to the USA. Though some of these women suffer from the cultural forces of transphobia (“Mazy”), objectification (“What Happened to Her”), misogynistic ‘cleansing’ (“Omnia”), or from the deep, personal emotions brought on by grief (“The Third Dad” and “An Islander by Choice”), they persevere and can never be silenced. And you’re never too old to become your best self (“The 100 Years Show” and “The Honeys and Bears”) This Shorts Package Made Possible By Our Friends at:    Purchase Tickets Now The Third Dad Director: Theresa Moerman Ib Country: Scotland Run Time: 11 mins Description: Ten years after breaking all ties with her alcoholic father, a filmmaker sets out not only to find his grave, but also redemption. Poetically merging archive material, new footage and an immersive soundscape, The Third Dad is a brave journey of memory, self-discovery and a desperate attempt at reconciliation. Trailer Mazy Director: Yuting Jiang Country: USA Run Time: 6 mins Description: Growing up in an interracial family in mid-Missouri, Mazy Gilleylen has been grappling with her identities; not only with her racial identity, but with her gender identity. Although still facing strong judgment from society, Mazy’s parents have been working hard to ensure that their daughter can grow up in a safe and happy environment. Omnia Director: Amena Al Nowais Country:...