Are We Alone?

Sometimes experimenting with form is the only way to depict the inexplicable: the comfort of home, the absurdity of isolation, the violation of voyeurism. The more time we spend alone, the more these ideas can intermingle in ways that cannot be explained through words. These somewhat upsetting, sometimes hilarious, and utterly unique shorts briefly look at the strangeness of who people are when they believe no one is watching—or when they suspect that someone might be…

Program curated by Selena Yip and Arzhang Zafar

Live Q&A on 11/06 at 11:00 A.M. EST

In this program


Film Still from Night & Day

Night & Day

Directed by Paolo Bitanga

Blending documentary and fiction, a mother′s home comes alive once a year when her many children return for the holidays and play on their piano.

Film still from Third Culture Kid

Third Culture Kid

Directed by Truong Dam

James Heinrich Nguyen, a “third culture kid,” is battling an inner conflict about cultural heritage, identity, and marriage.

Film still from In Loving Memory

In Loving Memory (of Who We Used to Be)

Directed by Vicky Lee

“In Loving Memory (of Who We Used to Be)” is reminiscent of the growing pains and awkward tween years of a Chinese American girl.

Film Still from An Interloper's Kiss

An Interloper’s Kiss

Directed by Grace Kim

A portrait of a woman’s everyday domestic life from the perspective of an unlikely, voyeuristic love interest.

Film still from Solo

Solo

Directed by Morteza Mirmontazemi

A portrait of a woman’s everyday domestic life from the perspective of an unlikely, voyeuristic love interest.

Film still from We Kept Still

We Kept Warm

Directed by Apa Agbayani

A young woman in isolation discovers the games of grief.