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Collection of four film stills representing Shorts Program 4

Shorts 4: Traditions (Documentary)

  •   Various
  •   Canada | India | United Kingdom | United States

These powerful non-fiction shorts highlight ambitious missions, modern artistry, and regional heritage. Featuring works by Luchina Fisher, Christine Turner, Bafic, Jennie Williams, and Sohil Vaidya.

In Team Dream (US), Ann and Madeline prepare to competitively swim in the National Senior Games. Celebrated artists Amy Sherald and Kehinde Wiley provide insight into their creation of the Obama portraits in Paint and Pitchfork (US). Sub Eleven Seconds (UK) is a poetic imagining of track and field star Sha’Carri Richardson’s Olympic journey. In Nalujuk Night (Canada), an exhilarating and terrifying Labrador Inuit ritual takes place every January. Trees whisper tales of the Gods and the ancestors, spirits wander in the forest, and dark secrets buried in the time slowly emerge in Murmurs of the Jungle (India).

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Special Guests

Scheduled to attend: Murmers of the Jungle director Sohil Vaidya and Team Dream director Luchina Fisher


Shorts Sponsor (Team Dream)

Logo: William Blair 300x60

Documentary Sponsor

Logo: WTTW (2019)

Documentary Patron

Cynthia Stone Raskin

Cultural Supporters (for Nalujuk Night)

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Event Information

Sunday, October 16, 2022

  •   83 minutes
AMC River East 21
322 E Illinois St
Chicago, IL 60611 United States


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