This Is America

This Is America

2019 | 88 minutes

ShortsFest

Footage from the frontlines of The Great Experiment. Come spend a day in our shoes.

Friday, May 24, 2019

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SIFF Cinema Uptown

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  • Year: 2019
  • Running Time: 88 minutes

Packaged Films

A Line Birds Cannot See

USA | 2019 | 9 minutes | Amy Bench

Separated from her mother at the border, a 12-year-old sets out across the desert.

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All On a Mardi Gras Day

USA | 2019 | 22 minutes | Michal Pietrzyk

Demond, an African-American man, belongs to a centuries-old culture known as Mardi Gras Indians.

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Esfuerzo

USA | 2018 | 13 minutes | Alana Maiello

A man who takes over his grandfather’s wine business finds himself trapped between tradition and innovation.

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Green

USA | 2018 | 12 minutes | Suzanne Andrews Correa

An undocumented Turkish pedicab driver unwittingly draws police attention, endangering his brother, his community, and himself.

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Moonwalk With Me

USA | 2019 | 13 minutes | So Young Shelly Yo

Juno, a second-generation Korean American, struggles to keep her drifting father grounded while trying to maintain her own independence.

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Pa'lante

Puerto Rico | 2018 | 9 minutes | Kristian Mercado Figueroa

An estranged family tries to reconnect in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.

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Pozole

USA | 2019 | 10 minutes | Jessica Mendez Siqueiros

When Maia sets out to reconnect with her Mexican-American roots on her Nana's birthday, things go terribly wrong.

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