Shorts: You Bring Something Back, Epizodist, Printed Page, Trapline
Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 12:00 PM (EST)
"You Bring Something Back" (8 minutes) On her return from active duty in Afghanistan, CMT Sarah Simpson is unaware that an incident whilst on duty, has left her with much more than physical scars. As everyday life quickly becomes a nightmare, Sarah begins to suffer the horrific symptoms of PTSD. Filmmaker Michelle Arbon.
"Epizodist" (22 minutes) This is a short and poignant story about the life of the main heroine Anna and her hellish journey from dream to become a film actress, through communist torture, to the monastic quarters. A story of double standards, hypocrisy and cruelty of the past and present. Filmmaker Igor Aleksov.
“The Printed Page” (9 minutes) The personal side of the premise that newspapers, books and all printed material have had their use in our society. Told from the perspective of a family with deep generational roots in printing the film follows the writer as he begins from a comment 50 years ago to his father; ‘Get out of printing it won’t last, the computer is bringing the end of printing.’ The film moves to newspapers and why they continue to be printed. It touches on the historical side from the beginning of move-able type to offset presses. In the end we see the reality, printed word is not going anywhere anytime soon.
“The Trapline” (28 minutes) A journey of understanding into the world of trappers and the way they are perceived by a reality adverse social agenda. The skeptical film maker is reluctant to follow his brother, the trapper, around but finds that the job is not at all what the protesters have made it out to be. The Trapline is the side of the debate that has not been heard. Filmmaker: Todd Crocker.