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FILM LIBRARY

2017, short documentary films by title (16)

4 BED, 4 1/2 BATH
Dir: Amanda Katz, United States, 10 min, 2016, Short Documentary
Sudden divorce spurs a newly single Marjorie to sell her family home of 35 years. We move through, room by room, in this newly made intermediate zon... more »
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A WALK TO FREEDOM
Dir: Dan Pearson, United States, 30 min, 2016, Short Documentary
Donna Hylton's first person interview about the childhood abuse she endured, the spiral of events that lead to her incarceration, and how she learne... more »
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CHRIST/EL
Dir: Andreas Grützner, Germany, 9 min, 2016, Short Documentary
A family portrait told through Super8 footage and old tapes from 1975-77. In it's essence the question about belief. A boy and his dilemma to stand... more »
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DUTEE
Dir: Vanessa Hudson, United States, 23 min, 2016, Short Documentary
In 2014, Olympic hopeful Indian sprinter Dutee Chand was banned from competing in sports due to naturally occurring levels of testosterone in her bo... more »
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EXCERPTS OF 4 LITTLE GIRLS: A DANCE FILM
Dir: Kerri Edge, United States, 14 min, 2016, Short Documentary
In 1963, racial tension was high. On September 15th, parishioners attended a church service at the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabam... more »
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FIRE OF THE FINAL DAYS
Dir: Doug Leconte, Canada, 15 min, 2016, Short Documentary
The Earth's language is spiritual and tenuous, a series of whispers and feelings. It is however also remarkably and shockingly incompatible with the... more »
full details quick view trailer winner: BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY DOCUMENTARY SHORT
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MEMORIES RECORDED, MEMORIES STORED
Dir: Jake Alexander McAfee, United States, 15 min, 2016, Short Documentary
With her unique, insightful vision, awarding winning artist and sculptor, Judith Modrak, takes on a new challenge as she invites the public to share... more »
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OVER OCEANS
Dir: Lisa Tan, United States, 15 min, 2016, Short Documentary
In 2015 an interracial couple remembers their courtship and marriage two years before the US Supreme Court ruled the ban on interracial marriage unc... more »
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POSITIVE HELL
Dir: Andi Reiss, England, 30 min, 2014, Short Documentary
POSITIVE HELL is the story of five individuals who have defied their doctors and lived on for nearly thirty years with a diagnosis of death. The fil... more »
full details quick view trailer winner: SPECIAL JURY PRIZE: WORLD SOCIAL IMPACT
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RAISIN/ROSEDALE
Dir: Sandy Chase, United States, 21 min, 2016, Short Documentary
Segregation in New York City affects people of different races and income levels in deeply personal ways. In Rosedale, Queens in the 1970s, for exa... more »
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THE DROVER'S BOY
Dir: Margaret McHugh, Australia, 11 min, 2014, Short Documentary
The Drover's Boy is an award-winning hybrid documentary set in the 1920s outback Australia, which recalls a time when it was illegal for white Austr... more »
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THE FISHERMAN
Dir: Anoah Levine, United States, 5 min, 2016, Short Documentary
Queens, New York is often described as the most diverse borough in New York City. Within this borough exists two conflicting worlds: the loud, fast... more »
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THE MARGARET LAMBERT FILM
Dir: Nina Horowitz, United States, 24 min, 2016, Short Documentary
When an autocratic dictator enforces religious discrimination as a cornerstone of patriotism, the human toll takes many forms. Margaret Lambert... more »
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THESE OBJECTS, THOSE MEMORIES
Dir: Roger Horn, South Africa, 29 min, 2015, Short Documentary
'These Objects, Those Memories' is a split-screen film focused on material culture, specifically, that of three long-term Zimbabwean female migrants... more »
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TO SERVE AND PROTECT?
Dir: Gandhi Brigade Youth Media, United States, 7 min, 2016, Short Documentary
We see it all over the media, but excessive use of force by police isn't new. We've known about the killings of men, women, and children of color to... more »
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VIRIATO
Dir: Gabriel Stanger Martins, Spain, 10 min, 2016, Short Documentary
A portrait of the spanish society and of a culture that has been taken down and it couldn't get up anymore, living generation after generation, the... more »
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