Everything is Stories

20 min.
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Shorts on Shuffle II
Bijou by the Bay Sat, Aug 4, 2018 12:00 PM
Shorts on Shuffle comes back for more with a second program that lets you marvel at the variety of filmmaking voices and styles that makes the short film an artform all its own. Reflect on a historical and urban garden in Rio de Janeiro as a place where the cultural identity of Brazil collides with the pressures of modern globalization in A Singular Garden. The Velvet Underground Played at My High School is an enchanting animated short about the Velvet Underground's first gig in front of a crowd of dumbstruck students at a New Jersey High School. Saul's 108th Story is the irresistible story of how a young Saul Moroz got roped into a perilous new job: cleaning the windows of skyscrapers. Deeply question the ethics of who deserves a burial and who doesn’t, as funeral director Peter Stefan oversees the burial of Tamerlan Tszrnaev, the dead suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings, in Everything is Stories. Follow controversial spy Rita Katz on her quest to stop interne
Film Info
Section:Short Films
Release Year:20 min.
Runtime:Short Documentary
Premiere Status:Michigan Premiere


Peter Stefan, owner of Graham Putnam & Mahoney funeral parlor in Worcester, Mass., found himself thrust into the national spotlight in the spring of 2013 amid a damning controversy. With implications that still linger to this day, Stefan and his team faced the question of where to draw the line on who deserves a burial.