Rekonstruktio

Narrative Shorts: Dance, Music & Poetry

124 minutes 10 Films

A slate of films that explore the art of dance, the passion of music, and the power of poetry.
In this program
All Boys

All Boys Aren't Blue

Directed by
Nathan Hale Williams
2021
40 minutes
English
A dramatic reading of George M. Johnson's "All Boys Aren't Blue," his "memoir-manifesto" about life as a young queer man of color.
I Mustache You

I Mustache You

Directed by
Shara Ashley Zeiger
2020
14 minutes
English
A neurotic woman finds an invitation to love and self-acceptance in this ode to silent-film comedies and slapstick cartoons.
Lines

Lines

Directed by
Claire Fleming
2020
10 minutes
English
Poems written by six young prisoners are animated, revealing their stories, thoughts, fears, and hopes.
My Own

My Own

Directed by
Courtney Hope Therond
2020
12 minutes
English
Bianca, a nonbinary person, struggles to find the place for gender fluidity within the rigid world of ballet.
On the Sidewalk at Night

On the Sidewalk, at Night

Directed by
Alexander Deland Jr.
2020
9 minutes
English
On a sidewalk, at night, two young artists discover that they share more than just a moment.
Only a Child

Only a Child

Directed by
Simone Giampaolo
2020
6 minutes
English
A visual poem gives shape and color to the words spoken by 12-year-old Severn Suzuki at the United Nations' Rio Summit in 1992.
Rekonstruktio

Rekonstruktio

Directed by
Pia Andell
2021
17 minutes
English
When two old friends meet to reminisce about their youth, they discover very different recollections of a school party at a hotel in 1982.