Dustin Kaspar's Picks

SIFF Programmer Dustin Kaspar picks some of his highlights from the 2019 Festival.

Dustin Kaspar

Cities of Last Things

Cities of Last Things

An engrossing Taiwanese drama presented in reverse chronology grabs with its opening futuristic segment and deepens with its subsequent chapters.

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Fig Tree

Fig Tree

This auto-biographical coming-of-age drama features a dynamic lead performance and a unique Jewish perspective on the Ethiopian Civil War.

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The Sweet Requiem

A beautiful and heartbreaking portrait of the emotional cost for Tibetan refugees living outside of their homeland.

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Vai

Vai

A spiritual companion to 2018's Waru beautifully presents eight shorts from many Pacific islands united by each lead woman's name.

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We Are the Radical Monarchs

We Are the Radical Monarchs

A pair of dynamic mothers create a leadership development organization for young women of color built around social justice activism.

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