In Chandler and Scottsdale, the feature film is preceded by the short film THE PEACOCK THAT PASSED OVER.
2022 – 4 minutes – English – Max Goldberg
A peacock settles on the grounds of a Leeds, England synagogue.
In Peoria, the feature film is preceded by the short film HANNAH COHEN’S HOLY COMMUNION.
2014 – 13 minutes – English – Shimmy Marcus
Return of a Festival favorite. A 7 year-old Irish girl can’t wait for her communion, but she’s not the right religion!
In Chandler and Scottsdale, The film will be followed by a speaker. Dr. Kevin Sandler, an associate professor in the Film and Media Studies Program at ASU, specializes in the contemporary U.S. media business with a particular focus on censorship and animation. He is an experienced writer, editor and producer and is an expert in Interactive media, Netflix, U.S. media business and video streaming. His upcoming books are Hanna and Barbera Conversations, 2024 and Scooby-Doo, Where Are You?. Dr. Sandler earned his Ph.D. in Film Studies from Sheffield Hallam University, England.