DAVEY FOUNDATION SHOWCASE
WEDNESDAY, MAY 10, 2017, Tower Theatre 7-10 pm
STARRING: THE FOLLOWING GRANTEE FILMS
Laura Moss’ short FRY DAY is set on January 24, 1989—the day Ted Bundy was executed in an electric chair in Florida. The main character’s tense encounter with teen boys unfolds amidst the ‘Fry Day’ celebrations near the prison. The film premiered this year at the SXSW and Tribeca film festivals, among several others.
Vika Evdokimenko’s short THE DOOR is a story set—and filmed — in a Syrian refugee camp in France. It follows a young boy, separated from his mother after being forced out of their home in Syria, as he struggles to find safety and privacy in the chaotic and turbulent environment inside the camp.
Jackson K. Segars’ short KIMCHI: While his family argues about his end of life care, an elderly Korean man shares reflections on his life with his granddaughter’s Japanese- American boyfriend.
Davey Morrison Dillard, the Davey Foundation local film grant recipient’s short PUG & WOLF is a comical, surrealist story of an unlikely “romance.”
Curtis Whitear, the Foundation’s first-ever short doc film grantee’s film DRIVERS & DEMAGOGUES: POST-ELECTION UBER RIDES explores the 2017 political transition in the US by way of a randomized cross section of people—Uber drivers in New York City.
Also starring guest filmmaker BERNARDO BRITTO, whose short YEARBOOK won the Short Film Jury Prize at Sundance 2014!