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Thursday, August 31 • 1:00pm - 3:15pm
#16 - Dramatic Shorts - B - Shala, Derelict, Traits, The Inuring, Brooklyn in July, Eggs and Soldiers

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Shala - Shala is the story about Pedro, a young boy living in an orphanage in Amazon who has a hard time being adopted because of several prejudices, which includes the cruel indifference of adoptive parents towards children in his age group.  The boy creates situations to draw the attention of adoptive parents, while at the same time creating an imaginary friendship with his only toy, a doll named "Shala."

Derelict - A headstrong yuppie and single mom is forced to confront her troubled past after running into her estranged father in anger management classes.

Traits - A housewife suffering from the deadly Sickle Cell Disease makes a last attempt to reconnect with her estranged sister

The Inuring - A bullied teenage girl finally confronts her sister to drag their fractured past out into the light.

Brooklyn in July - BROOKLYN IN JULY  is the story of Frank Walker, an African-American WWII veteran working as a chauffeur. It is the summer of 1945. The War is all but won. The U.S. is riding a wave of triumph even as the undertow of unresolved issues roils beneath. Frank, like so many other African-Americans of the time, is drawn to New York by the promise of better life only to be confronted by the same realities, fear, and hatred he hoped he had left behind. «_He is a man scarred by a past that is lurking skin deep.

Eggs and Soldiers -
 A single Irish Dad forgets the tree on christmas eve. Ned the older son's humanity is challenged when he risks everything to give his younger brother Marco a real Irish Christmas.

Thursday August 31, 2017 1:00pm - 3:15pm PDT
Cinemark at the Pike Theaters 99 Pine Ave, Long Beach, CA 90802

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