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FILM LIBRARY

2014, short documentary films by title (12)

AMBASSADORS - THE NATIVE JAZZ QUARTET AT WORK
Dir: Sascha Just, United States, 16 min, 2013, Short Documentary
Vibraphonist Jason Marsalis of the New Orleans jazz family, German bass player Christian Fabian, Native Alaskan drummer Ed Littlefield, and Filipino... more »
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BENEATH THE TREES
Dir: Iker Esteibarlanda, Spain, 12 min, 2014, Short Documentary
Storytelling in Ireland stems from an ancient oral tradition of transmitting laws and taboos, hero epics, wisdom tales and cultural myths from gener... more »
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CRISALIDA
Dir: Alonso Estrella, de Rothschild, Mendez Gonzalez, Costa Cantal, Cuba, 7 min, 2012, Short Documentary
Crisalida, which means 'cocoon of an incubating butterfly,' is the name of an 86-year-old woman who watches the world through her bedroom window. Ov... more »
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HAENYEO: WOMEN OF THE SEA
Dir: Kevin Sawicki & Alex Igidbashian, United States, 11 min, 2013, Short Documentary
Haenyeo refers to the women free-divers of Jeju Island, South Korea who for centuries have collected sea food without the use of scuba equipment. Th... more »
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HOPE ON THE HORIZON
Dir: Donna York, United States, 27 min, 2013, Short Documentary
The 48 highest peaks in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, also known as the '4000 footers' cover over 250 miles of various terrain and over 70,0... more »
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JA, KADA SAM BILA KLINAC, BILA SAM KLINKA (WHEN I WAS A BOY, I WAS A GIRL)
Dir: Ivana Todorovic, Serbia and Montenegro, 30 min, 2013, Short Documentary
Goca is a transvestite in Belgrade, the capital city of a country where organizing or participating in a gay pride parade is forbidden. She is rai... more »
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JAIPUR MAHOUTI
Dir: Deborah Harse, United States, 7 min, 2013, Short Documentary
'Jaipur Mahouti' portrays the cultural love of elephants in India and the strong bond between elephant drivers (mahouts) and the elephants with who... more »
full details quick view winner: Best Domestic Documentary Short
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JESSE AND THE FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH
Dir: Tracey Anarella, United States, 11 min, 2013, Short Documentary
in 'Jesse and the Fountain Youth' we meet Jesse Cohen, a subway performer/busker who uses busking as a means to elevate his life out of only playing... more »
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JUANA
Dir: Neha Gautam, United States, 10 min, 2013, Short Documentary
The story of a Filipino domestic worker who is a survivor of labor trafficking and domestic violence. Juana leaves the Philippines for a better life... more »
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JUDITH: PORTRAIT OF A STREET VENDOR
Dir: Zahida Pirani, United States, 17 min, 2013, Short Documentary
Portrait of Street Vendor is a short documentary that takes the audience on an intimate journey into the daily life of Judith, a street vendor from... more »
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LAST RIDE...FIRST RIDE
Dir: Daniel Turkewitz, United States, 13 min, 2013, Short Documentary
Only days after the end of the season party, Hurricane Sandy destroys the Coney Island bumper cars along with much of the region. Will it reopen for... more »
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SINGING JADE
Dir: Bing Wang, United States, 23 min, 2013, Short Documentary
Founded in 2005's Manhattan Chinatown, the Columbus Park Senior Orchestra has provided a joyous experience to its members and passing spectators thr... more »
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