Short films made by students from Madison Park High School in Roxbury. Discussion with directors follows screening. Titles include:
On Edge by Jalijah Aubry, Sherrine Aubourg, and Javier Dunn (3 min.).
I Don’t Know Yet by Tory Muschetta (3 min.).
Labels by Louise Kasemba (3 min.).
Queen by Arvonne Patterson (2 min.).
Punchgirl PSA by Georgina Williams (1 min.).
Marsha’s Mind by Steven Turner (3 min.).
Bullied by Ronnie Cruz and TJ Thomas (5 min.).
Adult made films focus on issues of consequence:
One Hitta Quitta by Ya’Ke Smith (8 min.).
Evolution of a Bully by Darrin Howell (15 min.).
The Singapore Shorts program follows the Madison Park program. Program includes:
Princess by Andre Quek, Abdul Hadi Bin Abdul Wahab, and Vivien Tan (7 min.). Lucas, an average Singaporean boy, tries to take matters under his control. Upon realizing that sincerity comes from the heart, he finally breaks the ice with his neighbor, Angie.
Play With Me by Celestine Chia Wen (4 min.). A metaphorical story about a little girl and a tiger.
Umbrella by Chua Wei Lun, Brandon Khoo Siew, May Tan Yin, and Sharry Kwan Wei Xuan (6 min.). A playful animated film that revolves around an umbrella superstition. A bubbly girl made a discovery and decided to go against her granny to save their world from drought!
MiMO by Chang Pei Yee and Oon Qian Yi Shannon (2 min.). A traditional animation created with black ink and color pastels. Inspired by Joan Miro paintings of lines and colors, MiMO is an abstract piece that explores the art of motion.
Bubble by Lam Yee Shin, Quek Yu Lin, and Poh Ya Ching (6 min.). A chance encounter of a girl and a cat in a small Southeast Asian village.