Four films about music and memories passing from parent to child.
Short Documentary / Paul Hamilton, Caleb Vinson / USA / 45 min.
Koentopp follows master luthier Dan Koentopp through the construction of one of his gorgeous guitars, and the emotional life story that has made him what he is today.Q&A with directors.
Battle of the Jazz Guitarist
Short Documentary / Mark Columbus / USA / 8 min.
A young filmmaker begins to understand what his father, "the Jimi Hendrix of the Fiji Islands,” gave up for his family.
The Final Note
Short Documentary / Mayeta Clark / USA / 16 min.
This portrait of a Bronx warehouse cluttered with pianos and the eccentric characters who restore them presents the decline of a once-majestic instrument and the high craft of piano restoration.
Short Fiction / Johnny Ma / USA, Canada / 19 min.
A boat captain who loves Chinese ballads tries to collect a debt to save his fleet of boats, as remembered by his ten-year-old son.