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Affections
Affections
Courtesy of Sundance Institute
Affections
Affections
Courtesy of Sundance Institute
Bacon & God's Wrath
Bacon & God's Wrath
Courtesy of Sundance Institute
Bacon & God's Wrath
Bacon & God's Wrath
Courtesy of Sundance Institute
Edmond
Edmond
Courtesy of Sundance Institute
Edmond
Edmond
Courtesy of Sundance Institute
Her Friend Adam
Her Friend Adam
Courtesy of Sundance Institute
Her Friend Adam
Her Friend Adam
Courtesy of Sundance Institute
Jungle
Jungle
Courtesy of Sundance Institute
Jungle
Jungle
Courtesy of Sundance Institute
The Grandfather Drum
The Grandfather Drum
Courtesy of Sundance Institute
The Grandfather Drum
The Grandfather Drum
Courtesy of Sundance Institute
The Procedure
The Procedure
Courtesy of Sundance Institute
The Procedure
The Procedure
Courtesy of Sundance Institute
Thunder Road
Thunder Road
Courtesy of Sundance Institute
Thunder Road
Thunder Road
Courtesy of Sundance Institute
Affections
Affections
Bacon & God's Wrath
Bacon & God's Wrath
Edmond
Edmond
Her Friend Adam
Her Friend Adam
Jungle
Jungle
The Grandfather Drum
The Grandfather Drum
The Procedure
The Procedure
Thunder Road
Thunder Road
Sundance Shorts
Tue, Sep 13, 2016 7 PM

Catch a diverse mix of eight films from the most recent Sundance Film Festival. Among the selections included (part of the 2016 Sundance Institute Art House Project shorts program) are Asantewaa Prempeh’s Jungle, Sol Friedman’s Bacon & God’s Wrath (Jury Award: Nonfiction), Nina Gantz’s Edmond (Jury Award: Animation), and Jim Cummings’s Thunder Road (Grand Jury Prize). Visit wexarts.org for a complete program lineup. (94 mins., DCP)

Program Lineup

Affections 
Written and directed by Bridey Elliott. U.S.A., 16 minutes. 
This comedy about isolation and loneliness follows a young woman who is adrift and seeking intimacy in the most unlikely places.

Bacon & God’s Wrath 
Short Film Jury Award: Non-fiction, Presented by YouTube 
Written and directed by Sol Friedman. Canada, 9 minutes. 
A 90-year-old Jewish woman reflects on her life experiences as she prepares to try bacon for the first time.

Edmond 
Short Film Jury Award: Animation, Presented by YouTube 
Written and directed by Nina Gantz. United Kingdom, 9 minutes. 
Edmond's impulse to love and be close to others is strong—maybe too strong. As he stands by a lake contemplating his options, he reflects on his defining moments in search of the origin of his desires.

Her Friend Adam 
Short Film Special Jury Award for Outstanding Performance (Grace Glowicki) 
Written and directed by Ben Petrie. Canada, 17 minutes. 
A boyfriend's jealous impulse spirals out of control in 16 minutes of romantic doom.

Jungle 
Written and directed by Asantewaa Prempeh. U.S.A., 13 minutes. 
The lines between trust, betrayal, and forgiveness are intertwined for two Senegalese vendors as they try to make a living on the streets of New York City.

The Grandfather Drum 
Written and directed by Michelle Derosier. Canada, 13 minutes. 
As the balance of the world turns upside down for the Anishinabek people, the elder Naamowin builds a healing drum to save his grandson and his people.

The Procedure 
Short Film Jury Award: U.S. Fiction, Presented by YouTube 
Written and directed by Calvin Lee Reeder. U.S.A., 4 minutes. 
A man is captured and forced to endure a strange experiment.

Thunder Road 
Short Film Grand Jury Prize, Presented by YouTube 
Written and directed by Jim Cummings. U.S.A., 13 minutes. 
Officer Arnaud loved his mom.

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