Short: Chasms and Bridges I

  • Aria
  • Beneath the Ink
  • Cheer Up Baby
  • Mud
  • Redneck Muslim
  • Suspect?
  • The Burden


The Main 5 Fri, Apr 13, 2018 7:05 PM
Marcus Rochester Cinema Tue, Apr 24, 2018 3:00 PM
Ticket Prices
General Public:$14.00
Youth (25 & Under/Box Office Only):$8.00
Film Info
Guest Attending:Yes
Programs:Short: Chasms and Bridges I
Runtime:86 min


Filmmakers Attending!

Tickets to Rochester screenings will be sold at the door.

The 2018 MSPIFF Spotlight theme recognizes difference and dares us to find common ground. The subjects in Chasms & Bridges I, II and III accept that challenge, with varying degrees of success.

Burden, The: The employees of various commercial venues deal with boredom and existential anxiety in this dark musical.
Director(s): Niki Lindroth von Bahr | Runtime: 14 min | Country: Sweden | 2017 | Swedish

Beneath the Ink: A tattoo artist in Appalachian Ohio offers free cover-ups.
Director(s): Cy Dodson | Runtime: 13 min | Country: USA | 2017 | English

Suspect?: An innocent bystander becomes a suspect when he tries to respond to a family emergency.
Director(s): Davar McGee | Runtime: 6 min | Country: USA | 2017 | English

Redneck Muslim: The first Muslim chaplain in-training at North Carolina’s biggest trauma center attends a national gathering of prominent Muslim leaders as he seeks their counsel about a new project.
Director(s): Jennifer Maytorena Taylor, Mustafa Davis | Runtime: 16 min | Country: USA | 2017 | English

Cheer Up Baby: Violations dislocate a young woman.
Director(s): Adinah Dancyger | Runtime: 13 min | Country: USA | 2017 | English

Aria: Before a driving lesson, Aria performs a favor for her father.
Director(s): Myrsini Aristidou | Runtime: 14 min | Country: Cyprus, France | 2017 | Greek

Mud (Hashtl'ishnii): Ruby faces the inescapable remnants of alcoholism, family, and culture.
Director(s): Shaandiin Tome | Runtime: 10 min | Country: USA | 2017 | English

Included Shorts

The Burden (14min) More
Beneath the Ink (13min) More
Suspect? (6min) More
Redneck Muslim (16min) More
Cheer Up Baby (13min) More
Aria (14min) More
Mud (10min) More