Three grandchildren of Armenian Genocide survivors respond to its haunting legacy and issues of Armenian identity. Guitarist Aram Bajakian, painter Kevork Mourad, and writer Alan Semerdjian present individual compositions in their respective disciplines that come together in this animated short film highlighting the power of artistic collaboration as a meaning-making tool in response to intergenerational trauma and the refusal of a people to be erased from history.
Ghost Dance for America, 1890 is about the birth of America, the violent history of the 1800’s and how it presages today’s political climate in the United States. The Ghost Dance was a religious movement of the Native Americans in response to the U.S. government’s westward expansion and terrorism against them. The Ghost Dance died out in 1890 after the bloody Battle of Wounded Knee.
A poetic, socio-politically relevant, anti-genre fairy tale. We're in the future. Art & culture has died out as a result of the corona pandemic. Solidarosa, Creativia & Financietta are descendants of the so-called "artists". Only with united forces they might be able to resurrect culture if the Gods of arts are gracious. The film is based on 3 classical music pieces from 3 epochs. The film should be watched on a big screen with a quality sound to unfold its highest effect.
We live in a hectic and chaotic world that relentlessly stresses our planet, humans and animals alike. joyful is a unique audio-visual exploration of finding joy in all the turmoil that surrounds us. This short film uses videos, timelapses, hyperlapses, drone shots, slow motion, astrophotography and satellite images from around the world with dramatic sound design and music overlay to depict life as we know it and simple moments of joy and calm that provides us respite in all the chaos…
Two Indigenous generations, the past and future. The strength of tradition, the isolation of the contemporary world. Joined by blood, joined by Earth. Can this connection overcome the emptiness?
A Short Film dedicated to the experimentation with loss and doubt through the unique power of body movement.
Refraction is an artistic exploration of a human state of mind, as a varying interface in an arbitrary spatial venture, in search of identity.
Rejoice Resist is a film that celebrates and shows Black Joy and Black pleasure as the ultimate form of resistance. It highlights the importance of allowing yourself to feel joy especially in the face of adversity.
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