LATINX, Female Gaze & LGBTQ+ Visionz
Bowery Film Festival is proud to screen the following selections:
Shekinah GloryDirected by Kristopher Burke
Shekinah Glory is a motivational dramatic film following Kristopher Burke's unexpected diagnosis of bone cancer and the extraordinary journey of his recovery. When life throws everything at Kris he strides on in positivity and vigor to enlighten those around him. Two of his friends from CCNY, Joshua Eichenbaum & Nicolas Luna, choose to edit together and finish his final work of art. This film is a tribute to Kris's beautiful spirit and love of life.
Nana’s RoomDirected by Kaye Tuckerman
When Mia loses her Nana (grandmother) after a lengthy illness she realizes that her loss runs deep. Caring for her Nana had become Mia’s main priority in her life. In doing so Mia has lost her confidence and drive – she has let fear take over. In the wake of Nana’s darkness Mia fights to find a bright light to walk in her purpose.
HPV BarbieDirected by Aliza Berger
The goal for HPV Barbie is to use an approachable and comedic tone to educate the masses and help folks feel less alone or frightened if they find out they have HPV and know very little about it. The video has been approved by Registered Nurses in Canada and the US.
PAROUSIADirected by Miguel Garzon Martinez
This story is inspired by one of the most important philosophical questions that, I believe, we have all asked ourselves at some point or another: if you could meet God, what questions would you ask? Mauricio has lost his faith and when he unexpectedly encounters a divine creature, he feels compelled to confront her about his painful past.
How to Fold a Fitted SheetDirected by Tony Clemente Jr
Bellamy is having a bad day. Watch her make it worse.
ALEXDirected by Natasha Straley
A short film about absent parenting and the isolation of non-binary youth.
ME 3.769Directed by Elaine Del Valle
A pubescent Latina looks forward to her maturing body but must soon cope with the sexual misconduct of someone she trusts.
Night SongDirected by Henriett Tunyogi
The girl who was born of rape, searching for answers from her dying mother of who her father was. Shot on 35 mm. The present story on Fuji film and past is on expired Kodak.
TUMBLE DRYDirected by Delia E Kelly & Stephen Riscica
Following his therapist’s advice to be more social, Gary, an aspiring NYC playwright, channels his obsessive compulsive tendencies towards online dating. With his "hit" play 'The Waiting Room' soon approaching, Gary risks exposing himself and his neuroticism to the world. But could this be the key to a real awakening?
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