SWEET (AND SOUR) ESCAPES

SWEET (AND SOUR) ESCAPES
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Friday, August 22, 4:00 PM
Camelot Theatres
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SWEET (AND SOUR) ESCAPES
88 Minute Running Time
Program: Short Film Programs

The hard fought escapes -- both large and small -- from the things that hold us captive are often times the things that motivate and move us.


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Chief   

Chief
USA, 2008, 21 min.
A Samoan Chief now drives a taxi in Waikiki, where he's come to escape the memories that haunt him from his home and his past. Redemption beckons in the form of a young girl he encounters in the course of his nightly rounds.... more



The Death Strip Part 1   

The Death Strip Part 1
USA, 2007, 18 min.
An East German scientist finds herself at the center of unwanted attention due to her research, a position that she or her two sons can ill afford. In a desperate bid to save her children, she plans for an elaborate escape across the Berlin Wall.... more



It's My Turn (Bende Sira, Ich Bin Dran)   

It's My Turn (Bende Sira, Ich Bin Dran)
Germany, 2007, 10 min.
A group of boys, low on money, take turns going to the movies one by one, bringing back the stories to retell to the others with vivid animation. But when a little sister is brought into the mix, a new dynamic emerges.... more



The List   

The List
USA, 2007, 5 min.
A woman who seems to be at the mercy of her cruel interrogator turns the tables on her captor in the blink of an eye.... more



Lucky Escape   

Lucky Escape
Ireland, 2007, 3 min.
A guy, nervously waiting for his girlfriend to arrive for a lunch at which he plans to pop the big question, finds himself the happy beneficiary of a delay in his window of opportunity.... more



Small Avalanches   

Small Avalanches
USA, 2007, 16 min.
Based on a Joyce Carol Oates story, this atmospheric short tells the story of 13-year-old Nancy, still a child but longing to be an adult, who encounters her first real threat as a female when an older man aggressively pursues her on her way home one sultry summer afternoon.... more



Taua (War Party)   

Taua (War Party)
New Zealand, 2007, 15 min.
As a Maori war party returns from a raid, headed for the ocean with a captive strapped to their war canoe, a surprise awaits them in the jungle. This dazzling New Zealand tale of war and retribution is exotic and visually stunning in equal measures.... more





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