Shikaakwa

2020 Official Selection: Shorts

World Premiere

SHORT | United States | 7 MINUTES | English |

SHIKAAKWA

Experimental, Documentary, Art

Its title derived from the indigenous word for Chicago, this story meditates on the physical spaces that hold us up and hold us back.



Playing in: Choose Your Battles

CAST & CREDITS

Directed by Carlos Javier Ortiz

Carlos Javier Ortiz is a director, cinematographer, and documentary photographer who focuses on urban life, migration, gun violence, racism, poverty and marginalized communities. In 2016, Javier Ortiz received a Guggenheim Fellowship for film and video. His films build on the themes explored in his photographic body of work and social realism.

Director
Carlos Javier Ortiz
Producer
Carlos Javier Ortiz, Tina K. Sacks
Screenwriter
Carlos Javier Ortiz, Tina K. Sacks
Cinematographer
Carlos Javier Ortiz, Deetreena Perteet
Editor
Carlos Javier Ortiz
Executive Producer
Carlos Javier Ortiz, Tina K. Sacks