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02 March Thursday

Short Film Block Byrd Theatre 2: Left Undone, Kieza, Now Appearing in Bucharest, Soy Cubana

Byrd Theatre, 2908 W. Cary Street
Richmond, VA 23221 United States
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Synopsis

A collection of award winning shorts: Left Undone, Kieza, Now Appearing in Bucharest, Soy Cubana

“Left Undone” directed by Nathan Clarke - The toil of caring for an ailing and stubborn father compels a defeated middle-aged man to consider the unthinkable.
Narrative Short - United States, 17:14

“Kieza” directed by João Gomes - It is a story about a boy and his father, about a boy and his country. It is a coming of age conflict set in Angola, in 2016, where freedom to choose is not yet what it should be.
Narrative Short - Portugal, 15:00

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“Now Appearing in Bucharest” directed by Ro Lawrence - Bucharest may or may not be the Paris of the East, but it certainly is a daily dance between history and the present. In this short experimental film a montage of concert posters announcing upcoming performances dance their inevitable passage into the past... a meditation on the precarity of the popular loose change from a libidinal economy.
Experimental Short - Romania - 3:38

“Soy Cubana” directed by Jeremy Ungar and Ivaylo Getov - Winners of the 2016 CUBADISCO Award for best vocal group, the Vocal Vidas are a female a cappella quartet from Santiago de Cuba - the cradle of Afro-Cuban music. This documentary explores their unique sound and tells the story of crafting a musical career in a society in which artistic merit is not measured solely by economic success.
Documentary Short - Cuba, 16:50

Details

Date:
March 2
Time:
12:45 pm - 1:45 pm
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Venue
Venue Name: Byrd Theatre
Address: 2908 W. Cary Street
Richmond, VA 23221 United States

Event Info

Running Time: 60