SHORTS PROGRAM: SOUTHERN LENS

Exploring themes and communities in the South.

In this program


THE BURLEY FARMER

Directed by Marc Havener

The toil and trouble of one family’s burley tobacco harvest rests in the hands of a single government official.

QUILT FEVER

Directed by Olivia Loomis Merrion

Paducah, Kentucky’s annual Quilt Week is home to what is known as the Academy Awards of quilting.

SWEETHEART DANCERS

Directed by Ben-Alex Dupris

Indigenous dancers Sean and Adrian challenge the rulebook by performing at powwows in the “Sweetheart Dance” — a vibrant competition showcasing charisma.

A BOLT AT A TIME

Directed by Dwight Chalmers

A tender and nostalgic exploration of times gone by.

ALL ON A MARDI GRAS DAY

Directed by Michal Pietrzyk

Desmond becomes the Big Chief of his tribe of Mardi Gras Indians in this sumptuous study of a sacred New Orleans tradition.

THE DUCK QUEEN OF PLAQUIMINE

Directed by Dominic Gill

Head out into the water with the spirited Duck Queen who disagrees with the use of levees on the Mississippi, despite floods ravaging her home twice.

Dates & Times
Past
The Arlington, Cinema 2

Tue Oct 22
1:30 pm