NOTE TO SELF
Directed by Carol Shubin
With a demanding schedule and mounting stresses, 22-year old Casey struggles to balance responsibilities while finding joy. Reflecting on her childhood memories, she discovers that happiness is a choice and it’s the simple things that keep her grounded. This film is a reminder to never lose your inner child.
Carol Shubin is a composer, singer and mosaic tile artist. She recently expanded her love of creative arts to include photography and filmmaking. Whether a narrative or a documentary, Carol sees every film as a unique tile in the mosaic of life.
Director: Carol Shubin
Writer: Carol Shubin
Producer: Carol Shubin
Shorts Programs / 107 minsVisual Communications' Digital Histories program engages the passion of our elders to tell their stories in movie form. This year the seniors transformed an illness into a triumphant narrative, unearthed a forgotten jazz club in Little Tokyo, and explored how the first Japanese American Buddhist Taiko group came to be. - Gary Gabisan
In This Program: ABANDONED FABRIC, THE ARTS DISTRICT WITHOUT ARTISTS, A CENTENARIAN PLUS SIX, DANCING THROUGH LITTLE TOKYO, THE FINALE CLUB, HOLIDAY BOWL, JEFF IMADA: BREAKING BARRIERS BY DESIGN, KINDNESS IS CONTAGIOUS, GIVING IS AN ADDICTION, NOTE TO SELF, “ON MY HONOR…” BILL SHISHIMA VOLUNTEER EXTRAORDINAIRE, RAY ROCKS WITH HAIR, TAP, AND HIP-HOP, SAY YES TO YOUR HEART, TAIKO REFLECTIONS, THE TRAVELING RICE POT, WITHIN THE OPEN DOORS OF A SHINTO CHURCH IN BOYLE HEIGHTS