Narrative Shorts: Who I Am?


Jasmin Baumgartner, Yero Timi-Biu, Ana Verde, Andrew Garcia, Christina Yoon, Aemilia Scott, Mdhamiri á Nkemi, Ahmad Alyaseer

Titles in this program include: Bye Bye, Bowser; Essex Girls; Mara Has Three Jobs in San Juan, Puerto Rico; Tomb of the Sea; Motherland; Help Me Understand; original skin; and Our Males and Females.

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Bye Bye, Bowser

Punk singer Luna rebels against the indifference of her artsy friends by writing a song about Laugo, the const...
20 min | Jasmin Baumgartner | | German
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Essex Girls

Flipping the "Essex Girl" trope, this coming-of-age film explores Black British girlhood and magical female fr...
15 min | Yero Timi-Biu | | English
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Mara Has Three Jobs in San Juan, Puerto Rico

After the death of her father, a young woman takes on a third job to make ends meet in San Juan, Puerto Rico....
11 min | Ana Verde | | English, Spanish
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Tomb of the Sea

In the wake of Fidel Castro’s death, Rosa, a Cuban immigrant who came to Miami in the 1994 Cuban rafter cris...
12 min | Andrew Garcia | | English, Spanish
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Leah, a Korean adoptee raised in America, returns to Korea to search for her birth mother. Leah is met with se...
18 min | Christina Yoon | | Korean, English
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Help Me Understand

Six women come to a consensus....
15 min | Aemilia Scott | | English
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original skin

In an alternate world where having sex means swapping bodies with the other person, a young woman struggles to...
12 min | Mdhamiri á Nkemi | | English
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Our Males and Females

A father and mother are faced with the painful task of washing and shrouding their deceased transgender daught...
11 min | Ahmad Alyaseer | | Arabic
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