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Shorts Program

Force of Stillness

Saturday, November 5, 2016
11:30 AM–1:00 PM

This program includes seven short films that travel to a number of worlds and share a variety of experiences, including an all-violet animated museum, an interaction between a grandmother and her granddaughter that mediates on death, a video-dance exposing vulnerability, a large-scale performance that looks at the spiritual rift between an immigrant’s native and adopted cultures, and more.

Hypnopompic (Mazen Khaled, 20 min.)

Life Swam Away Like a River (Bernadine Mellis, 16 min.)

Peace: Performance, Art on the Plaza, Ritz-Carlton, Battery Park, New York, USA (Zhang Huan, 10 min.)

Colornests (excerpt): Blue/Violet (7 min.), (Elizabeth Phelps Meyer, 7 min.)

Strange Tool (Laura Vitale, 10 min.)

Anthem (Bill Viola, 12 min.)

Sky Above Great Wind (Junhi Myung, 7 min.)

These screenings are part of the two-day festival Force of Stillness: Film and Performance Inspired by Buddhism, curated by Amber Bemak.

See the entire schedule and buy festival passes

Tickets: $20.00

Member Tickets: $18.00