Playing at Pickford Film Center
97 minutes, DOC-Bio, In Doctober,
Rated NR: _
A shorts program curated by Jane Julian:
“The Originals,” by Cristina Costentini and Alfie Koettertells stories about growing up in South Brooklyn, where money was tight but friendships were tighter.
In “Bacon ’N’ Laces,” by Stephen Michael Simon, John is a blind single father managing a diner with his three sons, all of whom share a sneaker obsession.
In “Powers,” by Paige Morrow Kimball, a 60-year-old woman secretly – and illegally – hangs joyful sculptures on telephone poles.
In “Pony Boys,” by Eric Stange, two kids drive a pony cart 325 miles to the World’s Fair.
In “Lalito 10,” by Jordan Horowitz, a teacher gets creative in bringing mobile instruction during the pandemic.