DOCUMENTARY SHORTS PROGRAM
BLACKFEET BOXING: NOT INVISIBLE
KRISTEN LAPPAS, TOM RINALDI | 29 MIN
A boxing gym on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation teaches young girls how to defend themselves in response to the epidemic of murdered and missing Indigenous women.
THE DEEPEST HOLE
MATT MCCORMICK | 12 MIN
During the Cold War, the United States and Soviet Union raced to see which country could dig the deepest hole. But only one discovered Hell in the process.
CHRIS FILIPPONE, JAMIE MELTZER | 14 MIN
Every weekday, inmates are released from Huntsville State Penitentiary, taking in their first moments of freedom with phone calls, cigarettes, and quiet reflection at the Greyhound station up the block.
MY FATHER THE MOVER
JULIA JANSCH | 12 MIN
African electronic Gqom beats motivate kids in the township of Khayelitsha, South Africa to jive through their hardship and find their superpowers.
NO CRYING AT THE DINER TABLE
CAROL NGUYEN | 16 MIN
Filmmaker Carol Nguyen interviews her own family to craft an emotionally complex and meticulously composed portrait of intergenerational trauma, grief, and secrets in this cathartic documentary about things left unsaid.
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