Diaspora Festival of Black and Independent Film – Double Feature
*North Carolina Premieres
Clara Como El Agua
Dir: Fernanda Rossi/Short/US/Spanish with English Subtitles/ 12min. /2012
Clara como el Agua, is a twelve-minute short fiction film about Clara, a light-skinned Puerto Rican girl with kinky, blond hair and gray eyes. Tired of being teased by her darker-skinned peers, she ventures into the magical waters of the bioluminescent bay to change her skin color and possibly herself.
An Oversimplification of Her Beauty
Dir: Terence Nance/Feature/US/English/93 min. /2012
With arresting insight, vulnerability, and a delightful sense of humor, Terence Nance’s explosively creative debut feature, An Oversimplification of Her Beauty, documents the relationship between Nance and a lovely young woman as it teeters on the divide between platonic and romantic. Utilizing a tapestry of live action and various styles of animation, Nance explores the fantasies, emotions, and memories that race through his mind during a singular moment in time.
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