2020 Selected Films | Short Block 4

Q&A moderated by Karyn Kusama (“Destroyer”, “Jennifer’s Body”, “Girlfight”) with Short Block 4 filmmakers, free event on Sunday, August 9th, 12 PM PT / 3 PM EST. Meet the moderator and filmmakers.

“Papi”

Papi – directed by Gabriela Ortega

A daughter documents her youthful father as he introduces her to the world of 4×4 Overlanding travels. Tracing him from the passenger seat, she uses memory and a special day at the beach in the Dominican Republic to capture her father’s vibrant, at times performative, and always loving, spirit.

“Clan”

Clan – directed by Claudia Lee

Following a sudden death in her family, a woman travels to her mother’s childhood home in rural Scotland, seeking closure. While there she discovers her family were part of an ancient pagan community. Things turn darkly sinister when they try to recruit her.

“Don’t Burst My Bubble”

Don’t Burst My Bubble – directed by Victoria Malinjod

Don’t Burst My Bubble is a film about puberty based off of real testimonies from many women globally. A unique glimpse into the life of a young woman experiencing the world in a new light. Our film peers into a specific phase in a woman’s life during puberty which has been often overlooked by men.

“Over and Under and Through”

Over and Under and Through – directed by Desireé Moore

We follow Iris through a series of interactions with peers, family and authority at home. She escapes to her subconscious to reevaluate her identity without the social pressures that define girls today. The film mediates on small moments to examine the breadth of their complex impact. 

“Withdrawals”

Withdrawals – directed by Jorja Hudson

Four friends quit their antidepressants together and all experience very different side effects.