AFI Tag Archive

A Paramedic Is Forced to Confront the Inevitability of Heartbreaking Loss in Frank Donnangelo’s ‘The Motions’

Live Action, Premiere

4th March, 2020

An overworked paramedic struggles to maintain focus in her life when her terminally ill husband asks her to end his in Frank Donnangelo's 'The Motions'.

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Jeremy Merrifield Questions Our Outdated Modes of Masculinity in Coming of Age Superhero Origin Short ‘Balloon’

Live Action

7th November, 2019

We sit down with Jeremy Merrifield to learn how he used the superhero mythos to explore the issue of toxic masculinity in his AFI thesis short 'Balloon'.

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