Friday, August 7 • 7:00pm - 9:00pm
"On The Edge" | "Duke Riley Goes to China" | "The Red House" | "Picnic" LIMITED

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Explore situations, both realistic and fictitious, in which humans connect to one another. 

On The Edge
 | Directed by Anna Shishova| 48 min. Feature Documentary | Russian Federation, 2014. East Coast premiere. 

On a winter day in a Russian town in the Kostroma Oblast someone finds an older man who is freezing in a car. Who is he? The character no one wants is taken in by an Orthodox priest and tries to recover looked after by a nun. As time goes by, his story is revealed against the backdrop of a provincial town whose life for generations has been overshadowed by a big prison.

Duke Riley Goes to China | Directed by Kim A. Snyder | 37 min. Short Documentary | USA, China, 2015. New England premiere. 

Chosen by the US State Department out of thousands of contemporary artists, Brooklyn based artist, Duke Riley, embarks on an epic journey to China to reenact a legendary boat race between twelve animals that determined the order of the Chinese zodiac as a part of his mission to engage the local community in a most unusual act of cultural diplomacy.

*Q&A to follow*

The Red House | Directed by Jiaqi Lin | 18 min. Short | USA, 2014. 

Set in 1915 rural China, The Red House is the story of a 25 year old prostitute, Fangfang, and her struggle to save enough of her earnings to buy back her contract and her freedom. The sudden arrival of a 6 year old child, Amei, being sold to the Red House by her desperate parents soon changes things.

Piknik/"Picnic" | Directed by Jure Pavlovic | 13 min. Short Film | Croatia, 2015. North American premiere. 

Sarajevo, rush hour. Emir (15), accompanied by a social worker, is on his way to meet his father Safet for a weekend picnic at Igman, a semi-open penitentiary. Due to the heavy traffic they are late... 

Friday August 7, 2015 7:00pm - 9:00pm EDT
McCormack Family Theater - Brown University 70 Brown Street, Providence, RI 02912

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