ANTS IN APARTMENT (11 min)
Tofigh Amani, Director | Kurdistan/Iraq | 2014 | Narrative | US PREMIERE
A family of three live in the ‘ant’s apartment’ in the midst of one of the deserts in Iraq. One day after the war, a strange thing happens that changes their lives.
THE SHATTERED MIND (48 min)
Ann Marie "Jade" Bryan | Director | U.S.A. | 2014 | Narrative | BOSTON PREMIERE
Q&A w/filmmaker – 45 min
An exploration into a black deaf family’s journey while their daughter struggles to overcome adversity, hearing loss and brain trauma. The filmmaker, Jade, lost her hearing at age 5, studied film at the N.Y.U. Tish School of the Arts, where she was the first deaf African-American to graduate with a BFA in the advanced film program and later formed two production companies, DeafVision Filmworks, a non-profit, and Jade Films & Entertainment.