I DO NOT KNOW HOW TO LOVE YOU IN ENGLISH

An immigrant reflects upon his predicament while a naturalization officer tracks him down. Based on the masterful poem by Suzi Q. Smith.

Written

by

Suzi Q. Smith

with

Charles Gaffield-Rosario

Katie French

Danny Ferry

Ann Parks

&

Told

by

Sia Urroz

Ferry Boat Films In Association With Sacred Cows Films

2012

Note:  This film was shot for the 2012 Spoken Word Cinema Challenge.  It was disqualified for its use of footage outside the parameters of the contest rules, but was graciously presented to a live audience, June 19th, 2012, at the Nomad Theater, Boulder, Colorado.

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THE WET CEMENT AROUND THE BRICKS


A Russian immigrant finds herself trapped in an abusive relationship with an American man.  A short film on globalization and the treatment of women as second-class citizens.

Dubbed in Russian.

Cinematography by Danny Ferry

Produced by Joshua Marable

Music:  “Chi Mai” by Ennio Morricone

Directed by Joshua Marable

2011