Solo - Matthew Puccini (Brooklyn, New York) This short film follows Clay, a young Appalachian teenager who quietly slips out of his small town one morning. As Clay and his younger brother, Lewis, spend the day journeying along the back roads of their hometown, the larger mystery of where they're going - and why they're going there - becomes heartbreakingly clear. 2016; 17 min. With an introduction and Q+A session by Director Matthew Puccini! Craving Cuba - Zuzelin Martin Lynch (San Anselmo, California) This multi-generational bilingual documentary film is about Cuban-Americans and their complicated relationship with Cuba. The film follows a Cuban-American woman seeking to understand her true identity. Evoking laughter, passion, rage and hope, she interviews musicians, artists, politicians, and grandparents throughout the U.S. and to balance between conservative and liberal views along the way. This is an American story, one that focuses through the Cuban-American lens in a time when the whole world is obsessed with Cuba. In Spanish, subtitled. 2016; 65 min. With an introduction and Q+A session by Director Zuzelin Martin Lynch!
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