ARTSCAPES Short Documentary Program
A selection of highly creative and inspired short documentaries examining the human situation.
Charon (USA/2019/12mins) directed by Cullen Parr. Myron Dyal, a California artist who has temporal lobe epilepsy, creates art inspired by the visions he has during his seizures.
Sex + Ice Cream (USA/2019/5:57mins) directed by Melissa Lane. A short documentary about a young woman finding her identity through art.
The Holocaust is Over, Bitch (Israel/ 2019/13.24mins) directed by Ella Altman. Ella falls in love with Lulu: When Lulu disappears, Ella decides she will get her back with a song.
The Imperfect Machine (USA/2019/10mins) directed by Steve Summers. Looking back at his great uncles life and war photography, the filmmaker explores his own relationship with images, memory and the devastating condition of dementia.
Our Alexandria by Robin Hamilton (USA/2019/17mins) Two artists from Alexandria, Virginia revisit a towns segregated past and tell the story of family, friendship, loss, and love through their historical dollhouses.
Watching the Pain of Others (France/2019/ 31 mins) directed by Chloé Galibert-Laîné. A young researcher tries to make sense of her fascination for the film The Pain of Others by Penny Lane. A deep dive into the discomforting world of YouTube and online conspiracies.
Carnegie Institution for Science, Elihu Root Auditorium (View)
1530 P Street NW
Washington, DC 20005
|Minimum Age: 18|
|Kid Friendly: Yes!|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|