AFF2019--Sunday 1pm--Film Showcase-Hoffman#2

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AMC Hoffman Center 22

206 Swamp Fox Rd

Alexandria, VA 22314

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Collection of shorts featuring pre-teen girls and women faced with difficult situations.

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Carry my Heart to the Yellow River

Filmmaker: Alexis Van Hurkman 21 minutes USA Fiction

Reluctantly taking her hospitalized friend's place on a bike tour to the Yellow River, a high school graduate travels to faraway Gannan and races the clock to share pictures of the journey with her sick friend, before it is too late.

The Binoculars

Filmmaker: Rahul Sharma 15 minutes India Fiction

A young girl runs away during an unwanted trip with her mother. Looking through binoculars leads her to an unexpected and life-changing meeting with two refugees.

Q&A with filmmaker, Rahul Sharma

In Colors

Filmmaker: Stephanie Willis 15 minutes USA Fiction

The arrival of an undocumented immigrant on the run seeking help complicates a Latina immigrant's efforts to adjust to life in an Arizona border town with her new husband. Will Lauris do what she believes is right and help Julieta? Or will she choose self-preservation?

Cotton Clouds

Filmmaker: Chloe Shelton 22 minutes USA Dramatization

In 1912 Roanoke, Virginia, a young girl struggles to help provide for her family while surviving the conditions of a brutal cotton mill. Inspired by the photography of Lewis Hine, who documented early 20th century child workers--the exploited laborers upon which industrial America had come to depend.

Q&A with filmmaker Chloe Shelton and Director of Photography Dave Perry

Dolls Don't Die

Filmmaker: Julie Prieur 10 minutes Canada Drama

Five year-old Mia hasn't seen her big sister in a long time. Mom says she will be back home once she eats again. So between dreams and memories, Mia starts to cook, determined to bring her sister back again.

Q&A with filmmaker Julie Prieur and Producer Vic Stojavonic

One Fall

Filmmakers: Melissa Tumas and Sadie Zuch 16 minutes USA Documentary

An exploration of the world of independent professional wrestling raises intriguing questions about how art, theater, athleticism, and sport intersect. Experience the joy, pain, sacrifice, and gain, as the wrestlers sacrifice all for the adoration of diehard fans and the glory that comes with stepping into the ring.

Q&A with writer/director Yancy Burns and producer Sadie Zuch

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AMC Hoffman Center 22

206 Swamp Fox Rd

Alexandria, VA 22314

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