Shorts: Family Dynamics

Sunday, June 23, 2024
11:30 am–1:30 pm
Harry and Mildred Remis Auditorium (Auditorium 161)
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Add to Calendar 2024-06-23 11:30:00 2024-06-23 13:30:00 Shorts: Family Dynamics 06/23/2024 11:30am Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 465 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA Museum of Fine Arts, Boston America/New_York public

Short Film Program

Wolf and Cub

Directed by Marvin Bynoe (USA, 2021, 8 min.).

A father and son cross into a world of imagination in order to return a bag of their mother’s forgotten lunch. The friends and colleagues of Marvin Bynoe have organized and put this film together based off his thesis film script, which he wrote days before he passed away.

Last Phone Call

Directed by Mackleen Desravines (USA, 2022, 10 min.).

On the day of her mother’s funeral, a young woman recalls the various phone calls she made in the months before the death—including her last conversation with her mother, who was suffering from dementia.

One of Those Families

Directed by Stephanie Joline (Canada 2024, 3 min.).

One of Those Families is a deeply personal animated short film that brings together the exquisite hand-painted illustrations of Mi’kmaw artist Pauline Young, the animation expertise of Struan Sutherland, and the poignant poetry of Rebecca Thomas.

Silent Farewell

Directed by Lina Barclay and Najah Diaz (USA, 2023, 6 min.).

Struggling with finances, a young woman steals medication for her ailing father, unknowingly sacrificing more than precious time together.

Little Lady

Directed by Dovely Danelle King (USA, 2023, 6 min.).

In this heartfelt coming-of-age film, a resilient young woman grapples with her responsibilities as she cares for her bedridden father. Presented with the opportunity to attend college and pursue her dreams, she embarks on a soul-searching journey that weighs the delicate balance between her father’s needs and her aspirations.

Harlem Fragments

Directed by Cameron Tyler Carr (USA, 2024, 17 min.).

An Afrofuturist scrapbook storytelling of a Harlem Black family’s beautiful destruction during the 2008 recession. A natural disaster so mesmerizing you can’t look away from the tragedy. Based on true events.

Love Taps

Directed by Derrick Woodyard (USA, 2023, 14 min.).

A young boy trying to cope with his parents’ separation gains a new perspective on his father after discovering his affair with another man.


Directed by Moon Lee Ferguson (USA, 2024, 13 min.).

A young mother of a special needs child struggles to keep her head above water as she tackles the day on a quarter tank of gas.

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