Short Films Program: Taking Chances

Ana G

November 15, 2014 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm America/Los_Angeles
Short Films Program: Taking Chances

Collection of shorts about people taking chance in life and in death. And some are even outer worldly.

A young couple on vacation runs into a strange encounter.

<h5>Burying Marilyn</h5>
A dark comedy following three roommates’ ill-fated mission to give a proper burial to a Pomeranian believed to be the reincarnation of Marilyn Monroe. Friendships are tested as their circumstances go from strange to stranger on the road to Palm Springs, but they soon find that surrendering to life’s absurdity is the only way to successfully make the journey.

Director:Adrienne Cahill

<h5>Martian American</h5>
A lonely Martian travels to Los Angeles to start a new life and make new friends, but when faced with adversity, culture shock, and self doubt, he struggles to find the courage to stay.

Director: Lee Cintron

<h5>Heaven of Cherubs</h5>
This short doc tells the story of an artwork made by the painter Aecio Sarti who uses recycled truck tarps as canvasses for his paintings. In this project, as art, the canvas returns to the reality of the roads covering a truck once again to became an art that witnessed and lived the stories of deep Brazil.

Director: Gustavo Massola