Come As You Are
Saturday, April 29, 2017
Uptown Cinema 2
ADULT: $12 | YOUTH: $11 | GROUP: $10
With a camera in hand and a clear message in mind, these brave filmmakers have approached issues of individuality, self-expression, and acceptance with the full power of cinema behind them. This inspiring screening explores the struggles and triumphs that we all encounter when establishing our own identities in today's world. Come with an open mind, leave with a full heart!
Thomas Elley - 20, Magnus R. Poulsen - 21, Nikolaj Frømsdorf Bache Schou - 19
A struggling actor cannot satisfy his authoritative director. A retired teacher is starting to question his marriage. Both seek out into the forest.
Alex Haney - 21, Nicole Rodriguez - 20, Matthew Carieri - 20, Siena Oberman - 21
As reality collapses around him, a mixed-race teen must confront his true identity to come out to his parents before it’s too late.
Krystelle Kurz - 15, Claire Elliott - 17, Sorcha Marron - 15, Maureen Brown - 16
In the midst of recent legislation regarding transgender people's rights, their voices have been conspicuously absent in the media. All teenagers worry about high school, but not all teenagers have to worry about using the bathroom.
Solstice Harris - 19
Emma is stuck in the weird lull between high school and college: saddened at the death of what she knows and loves and pessimistic about the future. In the midst of this lull, she discovers her best friend Autumn isn't leaving in three months - she's leaving in the morning.