JULES OF LIGHT AND DARK
Daniel Laabs; 2018; USA; 85 min.
Stunning cinematography highlights the beauty of rural Texas, where college students Maya and her girlfriend Jules are trying to figure out where their lives are headed. After a rave and a devastating car accident, Maya’s life is forever changed when she meets Freddy, an older, closeted gay man, and an unlikely friendship is formed through this stranger’s simple act of kindness. Freddy and Maya’s chance meeting makes them rethink their lives and the choices they have made in this poetic story about coming of age—at any age—and finding your truth in a small town.
Content Warnings: Explicit Sexual Situations, Implied Violence, and Drug Use.
Screening with Pond Illusion
Ezell Polanco Hampton; 2018; Canada; 9 min.
Time’s passing is explored in Leah and Abigail’s relationship, from initial bliss to breakup and everything in between.