13 Pieces of the Universe

Date: Saturday, April 19
Time: 5:30 pm
Place: Tapps Art Center
Film Block: Summer Nostalgia Shorts
Genre: Narrative Short


Sixteen-year-old Sara is forced to confront grief and grace while navigating her initiation into adulthood. Set in Arkansas, this narrative explores the development of identity and the complexities of relationships. Inspired by the poem Elsewhere in the Universe by Jamey Jones, 13 Pieces of the Universe expresses an internalized sense of place and purpose through the lens of a young woman coming of age in the rural south.

Directed by Tara Sheffer; New York, NY

19 min