War and Remembrance

War and Remembrance
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Saturday, June 23, 1:00 PM
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War and Remembrance
84 Minute Running Time
Program: ShortFest Film Packages

Great conflicts have always provided fodder for great movies, whether set on the front lines or back on the home front, and the films included in this selection of shorts about war and its aftermath serve to further underline that fact.


Packaged Films...


Herstory   

Herstory
South Korea, 2011, 11 min.
A former Japanese comfort woman during WWII, a survivor of that horror tells her story of endurance, escape and triumph.... more



Hope   

Hope
Canada, 2011, 11 min.
Based on the play “Jimmy, créature de rêve”, this gorgeously mounted rendering of a soldier’s final memories was created by the award-winning director of “Danse Macabre” (ShortFest 2009).... more



Nightingales in December   

Nightingales in December
Canada, 2011, 3 min.
A song of freedom that refuses to be quelled.... more



The Palace   

The Palace
Australia, 2011, 16 min.
Cyprus 1974. A Cypriot family flees advancing Turkish forces and takes refuge in an abandoned Ottoman-era palace. When a young Turkish Cypriot conscript comes face to face with the family in hiding, he is forced to confront the brutal reality of war and his role in it.... more



Road to Peshawar   

Road to Peshawar
USA, 2011, 19 min.
In the murky circumstances of the Afghan/Soviet war, a homesick Russian soldier becomes involved in the plight of a young Afghan girl whose father has stepped on a mine while traversing the treacherous Peshawar pass through the mountains seeking to take her to Pakistan for medical attention.... more



They Also Serve   

They Also Serve
USA, 2011, 11 min.
After preparing an elaborate Welcome Home party, a mother is shaken when her son decides he cannot face her the day he returns from war.... more



Why Are You Here   

Why Are You Here
Poland, 2012, 13 min.
For a group of German soldiers trapped in no man’s land at the end of WWII, a remote shack in the countryside with a sniper in it stands between them and survival. But none of the soldiers can guess what really confronts them behind the walls of this idle outpost in the woods.... more



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