2004 SHORTS
Coming of Age

89 minutes-
*Parental Advisory - Mature Content

Flavio, Glass Jaw, Juneburg and Hurricane, Savior

 
Locations and times:
Sat. Oct. 16, 5:30pm at Woodstock Community Center
Sun. Oct. 17, 3:30pm at Woodstock Community Center

 

FLAVIO
Directed by Taagen Swaby
and Jon Fine
USA / 2003 / 13 minutes

Flavio, an eleven-year-old boy from Salvador, Brazil, must find work to help his
family.  His options are grim. Flavio is a narrative film with a documentary feel,
exploring the struggles children face in Brazil.     

Main Credits:
Directors, Screenwriters: Taagen Swaby, Jon Fine
Producers: Jon Fine, Taagen Swaby, Miralva Melo
Cinematographer: Jon Fine
Editor: Jon Fine
Music: Jon Fine, Sparlha Swa

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GLASS JAW
Directed by Zaida Bergroth
Finland / 2004 / 39 minutes

Marianne, fifteen, is a skillful shoplifter and a promising boxer. Emma, eight,
follows her sister everywhere because their mother is too unpredictable for
her to stay at home.

Main Credits:
Director, Screenwriter: Zaida Bergroth
Producer: Anna Heiskanen
Cinematographer: Anu Keränen
Editor: Oskar Franzen
Music: Olli Kykkänen

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JUNEBUG AND HURRICANE
Directed by James Ponsoldt
USA / 2004 / 9 minutes

Abbie is the center of her mother’s world; their days are full of time spent together.  Going to the beach, visiting the aquarium... this pair is always on the move. Always. Featuring Janeane Garofalo.

Main Credits:
Director, Screenwriter: James Ponsoldt
Producer: C.C. Webster
Cinematographer: Ken Seng
Editor: Nadav Kurtz
Music: Claire Campbell, Alex Neville


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SAVIOR
Directed by Erla Skúladóttir
Iceland / 2003 / 28 minutes

Savior is about a lonely teenage girl’s quest for independence. Forced by her neglectful parents to spend the summer in a camp for much younger children, Kaja runs away. What she encounters on her journey are the dangers of the exotic Icelandic wilderness and her deepest fears. Featuring  Freydís Kristófersdóttir, Kristjana J. Thorsteinsdóttir, Ívar Örn Sverrisson

Bio
In her native land, Erla Sjuladottir produced and directed a documentary series about
children's diseases for the Icelandic Television Broadcasting Station that was featured at the Georges Pompidou Center in Paris and won Best Documentary of the Year in Scandinavia.
She graduated from NYU's Graduate Film Program at the Tisch School of the Arts in 2003,
majoring in directing and cinematography. She has directed, written, shot, and edited
over ten shorts, both narrative and documentary films. Her documentary Master and Servant
has gone to the Amsterdam Documentary Film Festival and the Clermont-Ferrand in France.
 

She was nominated for a 1999 Directors Guild of America Award as
Best Female Director. She received the Nestor Almendros Award in Cinematography
for her work in the short film Lion Tamer. Currently Erla is writing a feature as well
as working as a cinematographer on various documentaries and shorts in New York.
She is also the proud mother of ten-year-old Savanna.

Main Credits:
Directors: Erla Skúladóttir, Bradley Boyer
Proudcer: Erla Skúladóttir
Cinematographer: Brian Hubbard
Editor: Christopher Dillon
Music: Allen Won (Original Score), Freyr Ólafsson (Piano Theme)

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