LMFC Shorts Program 1

78 minutes

YEAR ZERO
Directed by David Siev/MI/15 min.
When the Khmer Rouge regime seized Cambodia in 1975, the country plunged into civil war and was ravaged by mass killings, torture, and famine. The Khmer soldiers were cold and ruthless, fully embodying Pol Pot’s philosophy towards the common people: “to kill you is no loss, to keep you is no benefit.” Faced with hunger and starvation, two brothers risk everything to ensure their survival, even with the odds stacked against them.

FOR THE BIRDS
Directed by Aaron Schuelke/CA/23 min.
Eight-year old Gabe is struggling to come to terms with his mother’s death and trying to connect
with his distant father. As he wrestles with the meaning of mortality, he develops a fixation on
birds, especially dead ones.

MY OWN WORST ENEMY
Directed by Eve Hinz/CA/15 min.
$5 cash back. Sounds easy, right?

THEY SCREAM IN SILENCE
Directed by Ashray Dravidian/MI/24 min.
Many decades after the war, Berek Kaufman, a Holocaust survivor and a renown painter faces the terrors of his past. Which tears open the decade-old wound, ultimately making him realize just how fragile life is.

Showtimes

Friday, November 2, 6:30 pm, Wells Hall Theater A

WELLS HALL:

Tickets
General admission - $5
Students - $3

​Wells Hall tickets are sold only at the Wells Hall Box Office.
Box Office Hours
Friday, November 2 - 6pm on