One Story Up
Episode 2 – "Mizuko" by Kira Dane and Katelyn Rebelo
Season 1, Episode 2 • Drama, TV-14, 19-Nov-2020
How do you grieve for an unborn child? This tenderly animated short film explores the beautiful Japanese Buddhist ritual for grieving an abortion through one woman’s story. Followed by a Q&A with the filmmakers.
Up Next in One Story Up Season 1
Episode 3 – "Summer Animals" by Haley...
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Episode 4 – "Fair Grounds" by Ameer K...
Shot on Hi8 tape, this poetic film explores a father’s influence on masculinity, self-acceptance, and lost innocence using urban imagery and experimental visual and audio layering. Followed by a Q&A with emerging filmmaker Ameer Kazmi.
Episode 5 – "Edge of Red" by Callie L...
Intertwining traditional Black folk songs and modern dance, this nonlinear film looks at growing up in the South and reconnecting with the land of one’s childhood and ancestors. Followed by a Q&A with emerging filmmaker Callie Lyons.