Nadia Shihab | Oakland, CA | 90 min
In this vivid, wistful documentary portrait, filmmaker Nadia Shihab returns to her hometown in the Texas panhandle to visit her mother, an artist from Iraq; her mother’s increasingly isolated life–and dynamic creative process–become the object of her attention. Soon, Shihab’s grandfather arrives from Iraq, prompting a deeper engagement with questions of place, migration, and the spaces we call home.
Danet Grabbe | Wilmington, NC | 2 min
Craggy, boulder-lined cliffs transform into tall, bristling trees and other fragments of landscape in this gorgeously textured, hand-drawn animated short, a thoughtful consideration of the images that linger on–and those that fade away–in our memories.Reserve Tickets