HerStory Women’s History Month Film Salon

/HerStory Women’s History Month Film Salon
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march, 2020

07mar8:00 pm10:00 pmHerStory Women's History Month Film Salon

Event Details

The 5 Shorts Project of CultureTrust Greater Philadelphia is proud to present HerStory Women’s History Month Film Salon. Each week we will present films created by independent filmmakers who are women. Following the screening, guest will have the opportunity to ask the filmmaker questions during our TalkBack session.
A portion of the proceeds from ticket sales will be donated to the filmmakers to help them with continuing their film career.
Light Refreshments will be provided.
Parking – metered street parking or parking garage
Partnership and sponsorship opportunities available. Contact us for more details info@5shorts.org.
Event Schedule:

3/7/20 – Documentary
Finding Elijah by Yolonda Johnson-Young Philadelphia, PA
Told from a mother’s perspective, Finding Elijah follows a young man’s journey from home; into mental illness, to homelessness, and ultimately to suicide. It explores how a search for answers leads a mother to action.

Some of Us by Diane Belquer Philadelphia, PA
A poetic reflection about Persian refugees and immigrants who are living in the US nowadays, ‘Some of US’ shows a touch of the powerful Persian culture. The narrative is built upon a native Persian’s perspective and talks about the delicate and painful feeling beneath a foreign look on the country that was left behind.

3/14/20 – Drama
Le Ali Vilate by Nadia Kibout Bernalda, Italy
IMMA must travel to Salerno(Italy) for her granddaughter’s birthday. Surfing the internet, she enters the site Blablacar, where they offer ride car sharing. She makes contact with Nadia, a young Arab woman.

JUSTIN by Felicia Rivers
Melissa loves her fiance Justin and accepts all his flaws including his two young daughters that don’t respect her. In an argument, Justin hits her and Melissa is done with him and his issues.

3/20/20 – Comedy
Generation Y by Chelsea Holmes Baltimore, MD
Generation-Y follows the life of Elisha Danbrooke, a college student who’s recently been diagnosed with an incurable STD. Viewers will learn how she navigates the dating world with this stigma.

3/28/20 – Horror
Two Ghouls, One Ghost by Ghouls Nextdoor Philadelphia, PA
Kat hears some strange things from who she assumes is Gabe only to find they’ve got a new and unexpected roommate.

Conflagration by Tasha Holmes Philadelphia, PA
Marsela has always been an all or nothing kinda girl. Unfortunately for her partners, her ‘all’ tends to be a lot more than they could handle. When she gets tired of being told that she is “too much”, Marsela realizes that maybe she isn’t too much, maybe they’re just not enough.

Limited Seating Available

Time

(Saturday) 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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