Saturday, June 22, 2019
3:00 pm–5:45 pm
Harry and Mildred Remis Auditorium (Auditorium 161)
Ticket Required
Add to Calendar 2019-06-22 15:00:00 2019-06-22 17:45:00 Shorts 1: Fathers and Their Children 06/22/2019 - 15:00 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston America/New_York public

Shorts Program

Difficult People

Directed by Sohil Vaidya (USA, 2018, 20 min.). Digital.

Akash, an aspiring graffiti artist, lives with his father Sudhakar in an old building in Mumbai. Akash’s mother is recently deceased. Father and son mourn her death in different ways, but they have one thing in common—stubbornness. Rebelling against his father’s conventional ways, Akash struggles to find his creative voice in the vast liberating spaces of Mumbai.

Behind Greatness

Directed by Garett Marks (USA, 2018, 6 min.). Digital.

This is an inspirational story about family, love, and life—seen through the beautiful game of basketball. As a son raises his game, he must confront more pressure and demands from his father. Eventually they are both faced with what is truly important.


Directed by Booker T. Mattison (USA, 2018, 20 min.). Digital.

Bosniak is the story of Amir, a white Bosnian teen forced to immigrate to America after tragedy strikes in his home country. Amir befriends an African American teen with the same name. The two Amirs form an unlikely friendship and learn the value of peace and brotherhood. 

Baba Sifon

Directed by Pantaléon Laurent (USA, 2019, 26 min.). Digital.

Erick, a divorced father, realizes that his 6-year-old daughter Elisa has gone back to her mother’s house, forgetting her beloved baby blanket. He decides to hitchhike across the island to bring it back to her before nightfall.


Directed by Déwun Owusu (USA, 2018, 9 min.). Digital.

“You only get to meet someone for the first time once.” Narrated by Dewun Owusu, this short documentary takes you through the discovery, revelation, and journey of a once-in-a-lifetime experience. 


Directed by James Brown-Orleans (USA, 2019, 26 min.). Digital.

A routine traffic stop finds a New York State Trooper face to face with a stranger from his past. The chance encounter powerfully alters their fates for a second time.

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