Alumnus Mark Kendall’s (MFA 2011 Social Documentary Film) award-winning documentary The Time Machine continues to make its way around the globe. The film, which tells the story of Wilfredo Alvarez, a Honduran immigrant who works in a small watch shop in New York City’s Grand Central Terminal, will screen at the Cannes Court Métrage, or Short Film Corner, at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival, May 16 – 27. From there, The Time Machine heads to Amsterdam to screen at the GRID International Biennial. In addition, La Camioneta, a film Kendall began while studying at SVA, recently earned him the Nashville Area Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Hispanic Filmmaker Award, and received an Honorable Mention in the documentary film category at the Nashville Film Festival. It will also screen at the Los Angeles Film Festival in the summer showcase series.
For more information and a full list of the films included in the Short Film Corner, visit Cannes Court Métrage.