2012 New York No Limits Summit Lineup
CHAT NOIR LUCY
Directed by Toru Kamei
NARRATIVE: Ken, a superstitious failure of a father becomes a fortune teller after losing his job. Despite his fear of black cats, Ken decides to adopt two black kittens, resulting in major changes in his life.
SCREENS WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 12TH AT 8:45 AT BROOKLYN FIREPROOF
DIRTY HANDS: THE ART & CRIMES OF DAVID CHOE
Directed by Harry Kim
DOCUMENTARY: A young artist with a large appetite for vandalism and crime gets locked up in solitary confinement and leaves feeling renewed with overzealous hopes to find redemption from resisting his demons and living through his art. He fails at religious devotion and instead rediscovers that his newfound success as an upgraded version of his former lifestyle.
SCREENS FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14TH AT 7:15PM AT THE WHITE BOX
PARAISO FOR SALE
Directed by Anayansi Prado
DOCUMENTARY: The pristine archipelago of Bocas del Toro, Panama attracts retirees and developers from the U.S. with its crystal-clear waters and its island culture. PARAISO FOR SALE documents the effects the fast-growing migration is having on the local community. PARAISO FOR SALE explores issues of modern day colonialism, residential tourism, global gentrification and reverse migration, by revealing that immigration between Latin America and the US is not just a one-way street.
SCREENS THURSDAY, DECEMBER 13TH AT 8:00 PM AT BROOKLYN FIREPROOF
ROADMAP TO APARTHEID
Directed by Ana Nogueira and Eron Davidson
DOCUMENTARY: A detailed look at the apartheid analogy commonly used to describe the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Narrated by Alice Walker (author of The Color Purple), Roadmap to Apartheid is as much a historical document of the rise and fall of apartheid in South Africa, as it is a film about why many Palestinians feel they are living in an apartheid system today, and why an increasing number of people around the world agree with them.
SCREENS SATURDAY, DECEMBER 15TH AT 3:30PM AT THE WHITE BOX
TAG UND NACHT(DAY AND NIGHT)
Directed by Sabine Derflinger
NARRATIVE: Why not work for an escort service and make a lot of money? She’s already had plenty of bad sex, but was never paid for it. Lea employs this iron-clad argument to win over her best friend, Hanna. They then plunge into an adventure between day and night.
SCREENS SATURDAY, DECEMBER 15TH AT 9:15 PM AT THE WHITE BOX