AAFF - elephant

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After witnessing a murder of a young boy by a cop on her doorstep, Maria finds her mental health struggling. At thirty-seven, violence and death compound into a fear of the outside. As she self-isolates, she unpacks individual, collective, and generational trauma. Her beloved community keeps her connected with frequent care visits. elephant is a visual meditation on the physiology of grief. Directed by Maria Judice. The short film Freshwater by Detroit native dream hampton will immediately precede the screening of elephant.