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Jun 22, 2019 at 8:00 pm

Shorts After The Flaherty: Action

Discussion following the screening with filmmakers from this year's Flaherty Seminar

A tradition now 11 years running, UnionDocs hosts Shorts After the Flaherty on Saturday, June 22nd at 8pm. We’re thrilled to host seminar programmer Shai Heredia who will be in attendance. Guests of the Flaherty will share their films alongside three short films chosen in response to this year’s theme Action. These films chosen in response will be selected by three young, exciting and emerging curators and film programmers in attendance at this year’s Seminar. Toast Flaherty 2019 with one final screening and hurrah! We’ll have a brief post-screening discussion with artists and programmers in attendance and a reception to follow in UnionDocs backyard garden.


In the tradition of the Flaherty Seminar the program for the evening will be announced on site.

80 min

Shai Heredia is a filmmaker and curator of film art. She studied at St. Xaviers College Mumbai and Goldsmiths College, London. In 2003, she founded Experimenta, the international festival for experimental cinema in India. She has curated experimental film programs at film festivals and art venues worldwide, including the Berlinale, Germany and the Tate Modern, London. Her film ‘I Am Micro’ (2012) received critical acclaim and won prestigious awards, including a National Award from the Government of India. Her latest film ‘An Old Dog’s Diary’ (2015), won the first BFI London International Film Festival Short Film award. She has been an arts grant maker with the India Foundation for the Arts, and also teaches at Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology. Heredia lives and works in Bangalore where she runs Experimenta India.

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The Flaherty


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Jun 22, 2019
8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Free – $12


BROOKLYN, NY 11211 United States

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