Global Shorts Forum: Current Events - Block A
Out of the Village
Director: Jonathan Stein
Producers: Bryan Singer, Jonathan Stein, Toby Wilkins
Writer: Luke Renner, Jonathan Stein
Cast: Abraham Attah, Mawuko Kuadzi, Kobina Amissah-Sam, Hannah Attah, Abena Takyi
A brother and his sister seek closure after Ebola ravages their West African village.
Frans Lanting: The Evolution of LIFE
Director: Steven Kochones
Producers: Steven Kochones, Joe Russo
Cast: Frans Lanting, Christine Eckstrom, E.O. Wilson, Russell Mittermeier, Elizabeth Krist, Andrew Knoll, Richard Zurek, Abigail Allwood
A dazzling journey through time via the remarkable images of National Geographic photographer Frans Lanting and his epic "LIFE" project, which presents a stunning interpretation of life on Earth, from the Big Bang through the present.
One: Union of the Senses
Director: José Parlá
Producers: Rey Parlá, Parlá Studios, Bryce Wolkowitz
An experimental documentary that evokes a combination of memories, history and a sense of place, yet looks towards the future by celebrating the diversity of the five boroughs of New York.