2017 Documentaries: Short, Sweet and Savory

Monday, February 20th

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ALEX

Directed by Brian Inocencio, Nottapon Boonprakob Kai
(USA/2017/9:32mins/DC Premiere)

After a near fatal car accident, Alex’s life completely changed. This is a conversation between Alex and his mother Janet.


CONTIGO

Directed by Dan Boord, Luis Valdovino
(USA/2016/6:54mins/East Coast Premiere)

The project is based on a song written by one of the pioneers of conjunto music, Don Santiago Jiménez. It is performed in this video by his son, Santiago Jiménez Jr.


HARTOM

Directed by Arkus
(United Arab Emirates/2016/10:59mins/World Premiere)

Hartom is a window into the professional life of Andy who is far more than just a performing magician.

 


PAINTED CITY

Directed by Caitlin Carroll
(USA/2017/25:40mins/World Premiere)

Painted City explores the history of Washington, D.C.’s community murals and the preservation issues they face in rapidly changing neighborhoods by following one local woman’s efforts to study and conserve them.


PROPERTY

Directed by Allison Otto
(USA/2016/4mins/DC Premiere)

This poignant, award-winning documentary short reveals a day in the life at the National Wildlife Property Repository—a little-known 22,000 square-foot warehouse outside of Denver where wildlife items confiscated at US ports of entry are stored.


SINGLE ASIAN FEMALE ONLINE

Directed by Jaime Ekkens
(USA/2016/7:30mins/DC Premiere)

The true unfiltered online messages received by one Single Asian Woman…

 


THE LEARNING ALLIANCE

Directed by Muhammad Umar Saeed
(Pakistan
/2016/8:39mins/DC Premiere)

Collecting garbage for earning and paying their fees for school, three brothers who are changing their future by studying and at the same time selling garbage in Lahore, Pakistan. The Learning Alliance is a portrait of children with dreams and their struggle towards achieving it.


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