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S02E02: The Response Isn’t Always Reasonable

September 13, 2019 @ 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Shorts 2: The Response Isn’t Always Reasonable

Films About Conflict

Fri Sept 13, 915p, 94 min



Bad People

Giorgi Tavartkiladze

Republic of Georgia 20 min

1991 Tbilisi, Georgia after the collapse of the USSR, in the midst of a civil war, Gia tries to find medicine for his son when he meets an old friend who fights on the opposite side.




Alexia Oldini, Steven Gray

USA 6 min

GRACE is the story of the eviction of a young woman of color from her home. Her subsequent encounters reveal the callousness of a society built to exploit the precariousness of people like herself. In the end she confronts head-on a struggle far easier to identify than it is to overcome.



Jessica Heidt

USA 13 min Local

What is the cost of inaction? Set in modern day San Francisco, three people wrestle with the question at an opulent cocktail party as an accidentally spilled drink brings them each face to face with themselves. Adapted from ‘The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock’ by TS Eliot.



Courtney Hope Therond

USA 8 min

A film crew for an upcoming feature film pushes the boundaries of consent during a courtesy rehearsal for its female lead.



Tomasz Wysocki

USA 13 min Local

In the corner of a dark bedroom sits a young boy named Don. He sits breathing heavily with an AK-47 pointed at an intruder standing at his doorway.



Christophe M. Saber

Switzerland 15 min

The money has gone missing in the mosque of Saint-Etienne. Saoud, the gang leader is suspected.



Guy Nattiv

USA 20 min

A small supermarket in a blue collar town, a black man smiles at a 10 year old white boy across the checkout aisle. This innocuous moment sends two gangs into a ruthless war that ends with a shocking backlash. 2019 Academy Award for best Live Action Short.


September 13, 2019
9:00 pm - 10:30 pm


New People Cinema
1746 Post St
San Francisco, CA 94115 United States