ASTER SHORTS 2023
THE QUEEN OF BASKETBALL
(USA, 22 min, 2021)
An Academy Award-winning, electrifying portrait of Lusia “Lucy” Harris, who scored the first basket in women’s Olympic history and was the first and only woman officially drafted into the N.B.A. Harris, who died unexpectedly on January 18, has remained largely unknown despite her incredible accomplishments — until now. Here, she shares her story in her own words.
(United Kingdom, 18 min, 2021)
On the North East Coast of Scotland, an extraordinary family have turned the previously derelict Bayview hotel into a place of respite for international fishermen when they come to land. This film is a glimpse into this unlikely home and the transient guests who pass through it.