Looking Back and Moving Forward: Screening & Conversation
Join NewFest for a screening of the New York Premiere of two short films that feature intergenerational themes, followed by a conversation, sponsored by AARP NY
Join NewFest, sponsored by AARP NY, for the New York premiere of two short films that feature intergenerational themes, followed by a compelling conversation with select filmmakers whose work is featured at #NewFest34. Hear their stories as connections are made to create a dialogue across our histories, decades, and communities. Scroll down for complimentary tickets.
FROM X TO Z
Dir. Florencia Manovil, USA, 11 min
A cranky Gen X butch is forced to spend time with a disaffected Zennial.
THE BLOOM (COORDINATE 2)
Dir. Echaka Agba, Kristina Valada-Viars, USA, 21 min
Part road trip and part experimental personal narrative, this short doc invites the audience to explore the meaning of Home alongside the filmmakers and their family.
This event will feature an extended conversation about intergenerational storytelling with Echaka Agba & Kristina Valada-Viars (THE BLOOM — COORDINATE 2), Jean Carlomusto & Esther Newton (ESTHER NEWTON MADE ME GAY), and Tory Devon Smith (THE BALDWIN ARCHIVES), moderated by Tony Morrison, GLAAD Senior Director of Communications.