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2015, documentary films by title (21)

A TEEN'S GUIDE TO UNDERSTANDING AND COMMUNICATING WITH PEOPLE WITH AUTISM
Dir: Alexandra Jackman, United States, 14 min, 2013, Documentary
A Teen's Guide to Understanding and Communicating with People with Autism is a primer on how individuals can better relate to those with Autism. The... more »
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AS YOU PASS BY
Dir: Georg Anthony Svatek, Amanda Katz, United States, 11 min, 2014, Documentary
The roads we erect and the cars we drive maximize our comfort and efficiency, but at what cost? As You Pass By commences an exploration of the Brook... more »
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COLORS: BANGIN' IN SOUTH CAROLINA
Dir: Terry Davis, United States, 55 min, 2013, Documentary
Details the deadliest gang feud in the history of Columbia, South Carolina. A feud inherited from Chicago, New York, and Los Angeles that has lasted... more »
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COMIC BOOK HEAVEN
Dir: E.j. Mcleavey-Fisher, United States, 12 min, 2014, Documentary
This short documentary follows 81 year old Joe Leisner, owner of Comic Book Heaven in Sunnyside, Queens, NY as he cantankerously assesses the status... more »
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COMING BACK TO THE HOOP
Dir: Jane Pittman, United States, 84 min, 2014, Documentary
43 years ago Jane Pittman, a promising basketball star at her small town High School, ran off the court never to return ... until now. When Jane stu... more »
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DESTINATION HOME
Dir: Maria Seppälä & Veera Lehto-Michaud, Finland, 45 min, 2014, Documentary
A Liberian refugee SAM REAYAH and his family have been separated for five years and live in uncertainty waiting for family reunion. While Sam and hi... more »
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GASPER & SON
Dir: Hannah Jayanti, Jen G. Pywell, Miguel A. Rodriguez, United States, 31 min, 2014, Documentary
Burning fingers while bending glass is the least of Robbie's worries as he tries to keep the lights on in his neon sign shop in Queens with the skil... more »
full details quick view trailer winner: Best Documentary Short
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GETTING THROUGH TO SYRIA: THOSE WHO DARE
Dir: Lucy Chapman, England, 47 min, 2014, Documentary
A doctor, a mother and a business man take us on their journey into Syria and show us that where there is a will, there is a way. This is not a lar... more »
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GODKA CIRKA (A HOLE IN THE SKY)
Dir: Antonio Tibaldi & Àlex Lora Cercós, France, 11 min, 2013, Documentary
Young Alifa looks up at the Somali sky thinking about her daily life as a shepherdess... She knows that the day that will change her life forever is... more »
full details quick view winner: Best Director Documentary Short
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JUNIOR UND DER SCHWAN (Junior And The Swan)
Dir: Konrad Ege, Daniel & Jürgen Ast, Germany, 89 min, 2014, Documentary
October 1998. In the last Cold War spy trial, three US citizens were convicted of being agents for East Germany: Kurt Stand ('Junior'), his wife The... more »
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KANRAXËL - THE CONFLUENCE OF AGNACK
Dir: Remigiusz Sowa, England, 77 min, 2014, Documentary
The film takes place in the beautiful and small village of Agnack Grand in Casamance, Senegal. Casamance, a region of meandering rivers and wetlands... more »
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MEMORY OF FORGOTTEN WAR
Dir: Deann Borshay Liem, Ramsay Liem, United States, 37 min, 2013, Documentary
Memory of Forgotten War conveys the human costs of military conflict through deeply personal accounts of the Korean War (1950-53) by four Korean-Ame... more »
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NOT NEW RUSSIANS
Dir: Abigail Spindel, Brazil, 28 min, 2014, Documentary
Dark scenes from Russia in 2004, that reveal the anger and despair of ordinary Russians who feel abandoned by the state infrastructure: Old pensione... more »
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PARADISE FOUND, PARADISE LO$T
Dir: Conrad Stojak, United States, 95 min, 2014, Documentary
Locked up in a psyche ward for trying to save a terrified cat- Broke, living off the grid and on the run from a man who wants to kill him- Rescuing... more »
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SKIN FEELS
Dir: Daan Bunnik, Netherlands, 7 min, 2014, Documentary
In this observational diptych, the narrator, Daan Bunnik depicts the struggles of observing the ageing bodies of his parents. The part about his fat... more »
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SOMETHING YOU CAN CALL HOME
Dir: Rebecca Kenyon, England, 75 min, 2014, Documentary
A former marine with a government career, a student (and female impersonator) living under a bridge - the face of homelessness is changing rapidly.... more »
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STOP
Dir: Spencer Wolff, United States, 88 min, 2014, Documentary
The feature length documentary STOP follows three years in the life of David Ourlicht, one of the plaintiffs in Floyd v. City of New York, the clas... more »
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TRUTH HAS FALLEN
Dir: Sheila M. Sofian, United States, 60 min, 2013, Documentary
The documentary examines the cases of three individuals who were wrongfully incarcerated for murder and sheds light on weaknesses in the US justice... more »
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UNAFRAID: VOICES FROM THE CRIME VICTIMS TREATMENT CENTER
Dir: Karin Venegas, United States, 43 min, 2014, Documentary
Four rape survivors and two pioneering feminists share their stories of trauma, resilience, and activism. A deeply personal documentary, UNAFRAID ex... more »
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WE CAME TO SWEAT
Dir: Kate Kunath & Sasha Wortzel, United States, 71 min, 2014, Documentary
For fifty years the Starlite Lounge catered to every race, creed, and orientation. When this pre-Stonewall safe haven is ordered to vacate, the comm... more »
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WOMEN OF '69, UNBOXED
Dir: Peter Barton, United States, 57 min, 2014, Documentary
Intimate, personalized portrait of women of the 1960s through the eyes of one colorful class that graduated in 1969 - same year as Hillary Clinton -... more »
full details quick view trailer winner: Best Documentary Feature
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