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Tuesday, Mar 19, 2013 6:30 PM
We live through our bodies everyday. Follow these shorts as they explore how flesh and bone can work as instruments for justice, survival, memory, community and self-knowledge. Includes pieces by Patricio Ginelsa, Shaan Dasani, Etienne Sievers, Timothy Gee, Nobuyuki Miyake and Lucy Walker.
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We live through our bodies every day. Follow these shorts as they explore how flesh and bone can work as the instruments for justice, survival, memory, isolation, personal triumph, commu- nity and self-knowledge.

BIGGER THEY COME

USA 2012 | 8mins

DIRECTOR: Patricio Ginelsa

Female fighter Jynx must avenge her grandfa- ther’s death by defeating an array of opponents, yo-yo in hand. Native Elements sets the beat.

BOLLYWOOD INvASION

USA 2012 | 19mins

DIRECTOR: Shaan Dasani

In this fun and colorful short, an awkward college student must learn how to dance to overcome self-doubt and win the affection of another.

DILLI DREAMS

India/Germany 2012 | 9mins | Hindi w/E.S. DIRECTOR: Etienne Sievers

In this visually poetic piece, an older city dweller reflects on his youth in the country.

INSIDE OUR HEARTS

USA 2012 | 3mins

DIRECTOR: John Liau

The Carters share their inspirational story of overcoming discrimination and disability in order to create a better future for their child.

JUDY

USA 2012 | 4mins | Mandarin w/E.S. DIRECTOR: Timothy Gee

Having left her home and moved to San Fran- cisco, an elderly woman finds community and fulfillment in synchronized line dancing.

NO LONGER THERE

JAPAN 2012 | 23mins | Japanese w/E.S. DIRECTOR: Nobuyuki Miyake

visible both when our bodies are alive and dead, teeth transcend the show-and-tell of time. Here, a young man experiences emotion- al connection in his fantasy life as he is tasked with creating dentures for a young woman.

SECRETS OF A MONGOLIAN ARCHER USA/Mongolia 2012 | 14mins | Mongolian w/E.S.

DIRECTOR: Lucy Walker

With the Olympics approaching quickly, Mon- golia's arching team prepares for battle in Lucy Walker's (SFIAAFF '12, The Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom) newest documentary.

TULE LAKE

USA 2012 | 7mins

DIRECTOR: Michelle Ikemoto

A mother's unyielding love is tested during the cold of night in this stunning animation about perseverance.

— Curated by Geraldine Ah-Sue