PBIFF, Sun April 6, 4:30pm Shorts Block 10
2014 Palm Beach International Film Festival
at the Lake Worth Playhouse's Stonzek Theatre
Sun April 6, 4:30pm
Shorts Block 10, 67 min
SOLDIER IN ART: ARTHUR SZYK, Directors: Jim Ruxin
A wordless, musical tribute to the main themes in the life and work of Polish-Jewish artist and political cartoonist, Arthur Szyk (1894-1951. Szyk was a leading visual voice against the Axis powers in New York during WWII. Szyk was the most respected manuscript illuminator of the 20th century as well as art director for the Ministry of Propaganda of the new country of Poland after WWI. Self taught, he considered the US the standard for freedom for all individuals.
MY FAITH, MY LIFE, Director: Chasity Cagle
Nicola Herman is a Jehovah's Witness. She sometimes finds herself in difficult situations due to her religious beliefs. This is her story of how she keeps her faith intact while going to public school and living in American culture. Chasity Cage, director, explains why the US Constitution allows Nicola to be free to have her own religious beliefs.
FOR THE BIRDS, Director: Tara Atashgah
A crowd of people in Iran gather to watch the execution of a young woman, she begs everyone for help but horrified of the authorities they all watch as she is about to get hanged; except for one particular young man who cannot remain silent.
INTERSTATE, Director: Camille Stochitch
Joaquin is a driving instructor who teaches illegal immigrants how to drive. All is well until one day, after a lesson with an ambitious new student, a HSI agent shows up at his door. Will he save himself, or the immigrants he has been helping?
HALF SOUR, Directors: Sean McGing, Mary Anne Rothberg
At 22, John Till moved to New York with few hopes and grim prospects. Without a college degree or any savings, yet undaunted by the post-crash economy, the self-taught entrepreneur created a pickle business. One by one, he reached out to his struggling childhood friends to involve them in the enterprise, throwing virtual lifelines. In their early twenties, they shared a home, a love of skateboarding, and the drive to 'make it' in the Big Apple.
Lake Worth Playhouse Stonzek Theatre (View)
709 Lake Avenue
Lake Worth, FL 33460
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|