Saturday, August 27

Special Events ArchiveMassachusetts Independent Film Festival 2016

Block B2: I Wish I Was That Bird

Buy Tickets Festival and Day Passes also available. Brattle passes not accepted.

Presented by Massachusetts Independent Film Festival

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I WISH I WAS THAT BIRDI WISH I WAS THAT BIRD

World Premiere • Filmmaker in Attendance
dir. Jeffrey Krolick
A self-taught artist struggles with mental illness and family trauma.

Shows With:

SIDESHOW OF THE ABSURDSIDESHOW OF THE ABSURD (short)
Massachusetts Premiere
dir. Tina DiFeliciantonio, Jane C. Wagner
After the death of her husband, lifelong artist Pamela Joseph was left creatively frozen, searching for meaning and struggling to find her identity. Seven years later, an explosion of ideas culminated in a fantastical exhibition inspired by 20th-century freak shows. SIDESHOW OF THE ABSURD is a cinematic exploration of this work.


FROM GRIEF TO GRATITUDEFROM GRIEF TO GRATITUDE (short)
Filmmaker in Attendance
dir. Jason O’Brien
Inspired by Debbie Savigliano’s book of the same name, this new documentary examines how one woman’s grief over the sudden and tragic death of her niece turned into a life mission that has ended up helping so many others. Watch the Trailer