Date: October 13, 2018 to October 13, 2018
Where: Brava Theater Center, 2781 24th Street, San Francisco, California, United States, 94110
Event Type: Arts & Theater
Ticket Price: N/A
Shorts Program 5: Tell Me a Story Four engaging stories about brotherly devotion, lost shoes, and strangely ambitious employees that take us from mundane offices to the holy mountains of Tibet. Featuring Timecode, winner of the prestigious Palm d'Or for Short Film in 2016 at the Festival de Cannes and nominated for an Academy Award. Timecode (Spain, 2016) 15:00Director: Juanjo GiménezChoreographer: Lali Ayguadé Luna and Diego work as security officers in a parking lot. When Luna discovers Diego's secret their work gets a whole new dimension. Winner of the 2016 Palme d'Or for Best Short and Oscar nomination in 2017. Paloma (USA, 2018) 16:14Director: Sophia CongerChoreographer: Elisabet Aguilera, Jose Moreno Paloma tells the story of a woman who has lost her creative self. But through a small transformative act, she recognizes that she is still a woman, dancer and mother. Botchan Retreat (Japan/Australia, 2018) 23:10Director: Nathan Smith & Max PollardChoreographer: Nathan Smith Based on the classic Japanese novel Botchan. A group of Japanese business people attend a weekend retreat only to find they must battle through challenges to not only receive a promotion, but to survive. Gatha (China, 2018) 15:49Director: Chenglong TangChoreographer: Chenglong Tang Gatha tells the story of two Tibetan brothers' prostrating pilgrimage to Mount Kangrinboqe, or Mount Kailash, where the elder brother unfortunately died on the road. With his late brother's last wish, and in spite of all the trials and tribulations, the younger brother finally arrived at the Holy Land, alone, grieved, but fulfilled. As his journey continued, as a new cycle of life began.