History of Us: Part I

History of Us: Part I
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Saturday, June 21, 10:30 AM
Camelot Theatres
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History of Us: Part I
84 Minute Running Time
Program: ShortFest Film Programs

Haunting and powerful, this collection of shorts construct a portrait of our shared history, told through those conflicts of the 20th and 21st centuries that have shaped our world.

Guests Attending:
CARRY ON – Yatao Li, Director
DOCUMENTERS – Faisal Attrache, Director
THE WAR PHOTOGRAPHERS - Steven Kochones, Director


Packaged Films...


Carry On   

Carry On
China, 2014, 17 min.
During the brutal withdrawal of Japanese forces at the end of WWII, a Chinese father does whatever he can to save his family.... more



Confusion Through Sand   

Confusion Through Sand
USA, 2013, 13 min.
An animated rendering of what it means to be in a combat zone in the Middle East. A man is cut off from his brigade when gunfire erupts, and in the confusion things quickly go from bad to worse...... more



Documenters   

Documenters
Syria, 5 min.
Those at the front lines are the first witnesses to history and the vanguards of the “truth”— but is it enough just to see?... more



Happy Birthday   

Happy Birthday
Iraq, 2013, 8 min.
A young Iraqi boy is taken to visit his father’s grave on the anniversary of Black Wednesday, only to wander off into a world of his own through a labyrinth of graves, losing sight of the way back.... more



Last Call   

Last Call
France, 2013, 13 min.
A soldier, far from home, makes one last call from a very precarious position on the battlefield. ... more



The War Photographers   

The War Photographers
USA, 2013, 28 min.
The personal experiences and gripping work of award-winning photojournalists who risk their lives covering conflict in the world’s most dangerous war zones reveal stories of sacrifice, courage and the emotional toll endured by photographers and their subjects.... more



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