Hold On

USA | 2017 | 9 minutes | Christine Turner

Family bonds are tested when a young man is left to care for his grandmother one morning.

Director Biography

Christine Turner's feature documentary Homegoings, premiered at MOMA Documentary Fortnight in New York and was broadcast on the PBS series POV. Her short fiction work includes: "Rubber Soles, "You Can Go" and "Hold On". 

  • Director: Christine Turner
  • Principal Cast: Bethann Hardison, Jimmie Jeter, JoAnna Rhinehart
  • Premiere Status: Seattle
  • Country: USA
  • Year: 2017
  • Running Time: 9 minutes
  • Producer: Christine Turner, Duana Butler
  • Screenplay: Christine Turner
  • Cinematographers: Marshall Stief
  • Editors: Aljernon Tunsil
  • Music: Mark Henry Phillips
  • Website: Official Film Website
  • Language: English
  • Format: Digital File, .MOV

This film is playing as a part of ShortsFest Opening Night

It is our great pleasure to open our ShortsFest weekend with this collection of superb short films from around the world that exemplify the art of storytelling in all its variety. Comedy and drama, live action and animation—these films prove that short is truly sweet.

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