Alex Lora
Documentary Short

Friday Jun 29, 2012

Monday Jul 9, 2012

Location TBA


ODYSSEUS’ GAMBIT (Alex Lora | USA | 13 min.)

A gambit is a chess opening in which a player sacrifices a pawn with the hope of achieving a resulting advantageous position. The film follows Saravuth Inn, a Cambodian-American chess player who sacrifices himself in the hopes of finding a better position on the board of life.

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