Directed by the Austin-based Kumar Mayank, the short film Faces captures the technical challenges and human drama during and after a grad student cinematography group exercise. Everything seems to be going well until the exercise ends and a young couple begin to argue. Faces will screen at 6:15 p.m. April 12 before the documentary All That Breathes at the AFS Cinema during the 8th Indie Meme Film Festival. Faces will also be available to stream April 28-May 1 during the Indie Meme Film Festival’s virtual programming. Kumar Mayank is a University of Texas film student from India whose previous shorts include Banaras Wilderness, Haiku, and Behind the Cloud There Lives a Sun.
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