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Youth Cinema Collective Screening: Origin Stories

  • Motion Media Arts Center 2200 Tillery Street Austin, TX, 78723 United States (map)

Please join us as the Creative Action Youth Cinema Collective presents: ORIGIN STORIES

Youth Cinema Collective Screening: Origin Stories

ORIGIN STORIES is the culmination of YCC's fall semester of filmmaking. Delving deep into questions of identity and purpose, Origin Stories features six short films about how we got here - from coming-of-age stories of identity to searing indictments of the world we live in. The films featured were filmed over the course of two months this Fall, and feature original student work at every level, from writing through production through editing and sound. Together, the films weave a complicated tapestry of identity, society, and purpose, asking the question "Who am I?" both in relation to ourselves and to other people around us, and exploring the way the roles we play in the world affect our origins.


CRAVINGS

Director: Maryanna Tollemache
A powerful experimental film about the impact of anorexia on the self.

THE PARTY

Director: Syd Cobbs
When a young girl is visited by her future self, the encounter unlocks difficult truths and a path to healing.

NANCY'S ADVICE

Director: Isabella Newlands
The hit talk show "Nancy's Advice" is here to dispense helpful guidance to the young women of America.

MY HEART CAN'T SPEAK THE WAY I WANT IT TO

Director: Angel Saenz
A young man is trapped between the world he's expected to inhabit and the world he's afraid to explore.

WATERLILIES

Director: Ke'Myra Jackson
A visual poem about finding and being comfortable with your voice in the world.

QUEER PROM

Director: Emma Rohloff
A true story about love, friendship, and avoiding Nazis.


Earlier Event: January 19
Projection Mapping Workshop For Beginners
Later Event: February 8
Happy Hour: LET'S MEET