Shorts Program 3
USA, 2014, 31 minutes
Director: Joanna Rudnick
On Beauty follows fashion photographer Rick Guidotti, who left the fashion world when he grew frustrated with having to work within the restrictive parameters of the industry's standard of beauty. After a chance encounter with a young woman who had the genetic condition albinism, Rick re-focused his lens on those too often relegated to the shadows to change the way we see and experience beauty. Rick's photos challenge both mainstream media's narrow scope of beauty and the dehumanizing black-bar convention of medical textbooks.
Hole in the Sky A
Somalia, Spain, 2013, 10 minutes
Director: Àlex Lora, Antonio Tibaldi
Young Alifa looks up at the Somali sky. She thinks about her daily life as a shepherdess and knows that the day that will change her life forever is about to come.
USA, 2014, 10 minutes
Director: Talon Gonzalez
What Is Your Race? The film explores this question from the perspective of young people of mixed background. Unusual graphic techniques are used to punctuate their essays, which are insightful and demonstrate a youthful attitude on race. The film ends with a moving poem about the essence of this issue.
3 minutes Director: Siobhan Costigan
Kids can't wait to play with lipstick, wonky haircuts, paint and hero accoutrements. It's all about trying on "somebody else" a playful exercise that usually ends at dinner call. Eric Sprague decided to craft his body into another being.
Under My Skin
USA, 2014, 15 minutes
Directors: Alex Ivany, James Parker, Kevin Wolf, & Samantha Schoenberg
When a star high school athlete is severely burned in a school science experiment, his identity is shattered. As he recovers he initially enjoys some celebrity but ultimately feels lost, until he begins to find a new identity through his music.
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