Feb 28

Emerging Filmmakers in Athena Film Festival | Student Short Film Showcase

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at Diana Center, LL2, Glicker-Milstein Black Box Theatre
Cover Film Festival

🎉 Congratulations to our first spring Emerging Filmmakers Mentorship Program cohort-- Hannah Ahn, Emma Noelle Buhain, and Iris Sang-- who will be screening their short films at the Athena Film Festival in 2020! 🎉

The screening will be followed by a Q&A with the EFMP filmmakers to speak about their films, creative processes, and their involvement in the EFMP at the Media Center.

 

Little girl

Poisonberries
Director and Writer: Hannah Ahn
Short 2019 [USA] English, 9 minutes
A young suburban girl hopes to save her dog from her larger-than-life fears, but everyday life may be more dangerous in the age of the school lockdown.

 

Boy and man

Qintong (Child Pianist)
Director and Writer: Iris Sang
Narrative Short 2019 [USA] Chineses, 12 minutes
Is a story about a man who was forced to give up his dream of being a pianist, but sees his rekindled dream on a boy who is attracted to his workplace (a piano agency) by a piano piece. The man tries to teach the boy to play the piano, without realizing that the boy in fact wants something different.

 

Girl in wedding dress

Wedding Dance
Director and Writer: Emma Noelle Buhain
Experimental Short 2019 [USA] English, 7 minutes
In this experimental short film, a bride dances with a mannequin in response to marriage advice she receives from a Catholic nun.