Ghost Children
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Films in Competition 12
Main Theater - Michigan TheaterSat, Mar 25, 2017 7:30 PM
Eight short films including recent experimental, documentary, and animated works. Features an 80-year-old woman's recollections of her life and loss during migration, an elusive point of stillness, reminiscences of early childhood, somebody-nobody-anyone, a radio journalist investigating water shortage, a rumination on the movement of people in one city, and the exploration of a single frame from a black and white 16mm film through an electron microscope.
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Film Info
Event Type:Films in Competition 12
Shorts in Competition
Release Year:2016
Production Country:Brazil
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Joao Vieira Torres

Ghost Children, presents seven reminiscences of early childhood, read in seven different voices, as the camera presses close against the faded dye and exaggerated grain of family photographs from the early 1980s. Whose faces and memories are those ? The film encourages the audience to interrogate assumptions about gender, memory, performance, and death.