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Roger Corman, Pope Of Pop Cinema
Many award-winning directors took their first steps while working for him, from Francis Coppola to Ron Howard, as well as Peter Bogdanovich, Martin Scorsese, Steven Spielberg and Joe Dante. He influenced the New Hollywood and contemporary moviemaking to such an extent that the term “Corman school” was coined after him. We shall honor this great gentleman during our 11th Annual event.
52 min. | FRANCE | Documentary Feature
PSCC April 7, 7:00 pm (OPENING NIGHT FILM)
Red, The Color Within
Dannae, a young artist, is in search of red paint in order to finish a canvas she’ll be presenting soon, but as the only art supply store near her is closed, and with time against her, the night presents an offer that brings out her real nature.
5 min. | PERU | Animation
PSCC April 11, 11 am
William La Portilla
15 years have passed and Roberto is still in love with his neighbor, but she prefers to hide ashamed of her body. With his art and an old clothesline as the only ways of communication, Roberto has a plan to push his beloved for face her monsters at once.
9 min. | SPAIN | Animation
PSCC April 9, 5 pm
Carmen Córdoba González
Shooom, a baby owl, hatches just as a storm turns the bayou surrounding her tree upside down. No sooner has she fallen from her nest, then the little fledgling totters off into the mangrove, pushing a second egg from the brood along with her. Come hell or high water, she’s determined to find a mother... even if that mom turns out to be an alligator or a raccoon!
26min. | FRANCE | Animation
PSCC April 9, 11:30 am
Sound Of Judgement
Avery Harvey and Ebony Pinnix, who grew up experiencing racism in and around Alamance County, fight for their basic constitutional rights as they protest injustice. Counter-protesters celebrate the Confederacy and Donald Trump while antagonizing Black Lives Matter activists. As the 2020 election approaches, May finds himself on a path of radicalization that leads him to the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.
20 min. | USA | Documentary Short
Still Working 9 To 5
When the highest-grossing comedy, “9 to 5,” starring Jane Fonda, Dolly Parton, Dabney Coleman and Lily Tomlin, exploded on the cinema screens in 1980, the laughs hid a serious message about women in the office. “Still Working 9 to 5” explores why workplace inequality 40 years later was never a laughing matter.
96 min. | USA | Documentary Features
PSCC April 9, 7:00 pm
Gary Lane, Camille Hardman
Shoot From The Heart
A rollicking evening with renowned filmmakers Haskell Wexler and D.A. Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus - as seen through the lens of Joan Churchill. It’s a portrait of Haskell, our friend and mentor, who Churchill and Alan Barker followed during the last ten years of his life. We go on a journey with a man whose life as a cinematographer and activist were inextricably connected.
26 min. | USA | Documentary Short
PSCC April 10, 1:30 pm
Songs To The Dead Children
Four testimonies from the Auschwitz concentration camp on the true story of Gisella Perl, the prison gynecologist who helped abort hundreds of inmates to prevent the Nazi officer Dr. Joseph Mengele from using them for her experiments and vivisections.
13 min. | SPAIN | Documentary Short
PSCC April 11, 11:30 am
Spirit Of The Peaks
For Connor, skiing in Ute Territory has always raised questions about being in reciprocity with the land and its people. As a skier who connects with the land through sport, he empathizes with the injustices that have displaced the Utes and ongoing colonization, erasure and extraction impacting the Ute people.
41 min. | USA | Documentary Short
Connor Ryan, Tim Kressin
Smelly Little Town
Madonna was born in Bay City, Michigan on August 16, 1958, and her connection to the town has been a hot button issue there since her rise to stardom. The mayor used it as a wedge issue during his 1985 re-election campaign. Later, local media turned public opinion against Madonna after comments she made about Bay City on national TV. Can the city turn its fortunes around?
26 min. | USA | Documentary Short
PSCC April 8, 1:30 pm
The singer/songwriter portrays the dreamer in this metaphorical and musical dreamscape. Sometimes life feels like we are swimming upstream; a test in determination and tenacity and is played out in our dreams. Reaching for another shape like words making their way through dreams, perhaps, life —in its complexity, makes a surreal experience after all.
5 min. | USA | Animation
PSCC April 9, 4:30 pm