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Sunday Shorts

Sunday Shorts
Short, 25 New Faces | 2017 | NR. 1hr 12min
CAST: Various DIRECTOR: Various Official 2016 Tacoma Film Festival Selection


25 New Faces: Ivete Lucas & Patrick Bresnan
Ivete Lucas was born in Brazil and started her filmmaking career in Mexico. At age 23 she received a grant from the Mexican Film Institute (IMCINE) to direct her first short film ASMA, which was shortlisted for the Mexican Academy Awards and released nationally in select movie theaters.

Patrick Bresnan is a visual artist ( and filmmaker. His video art and installations have been displayed in galleries and museums. Patrick holds a masters degree in Sustainability from the School of Architecture at the University of Texas in Austin.

13 min | Emboldened by a giant block party on the evening of their high school prom, a group of students enter the night with the hope of transcending their rural town and the industrial landscape that surrounds them.  The Send-Off premiered at Sundance in January and later won jury awards for documentary short film at SXSW and the San Francisco Film Festival.

25 New Face: John Wilson
John Wilson is a documentary filmmaker from New York.  After film school, he worked for a year as a private investigator from which he gained many of the observational skills he now uses in his films.  He shoots in a style he calls documentary memoir.

2. The Spiritual Life of Wholesale Goods 
17 min | A philosophical journey into the soul of commerce.

3. Los Angeles Plays New York
18 min | A freelance filmmaker is hired to make a fashion film and ends up in court.

4. How to Act on Reality TV 
24 min | A documentary about the first day of class at the New York Reality TV School.

Filmmakers in attendance.

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