ATLANTA

shortsFEST

July  11 - 13 , 2019

Breath of Life: Documentary Shorts - 78 min. 

Screens Wednesday, October 21 at 3:30 PM



Our People
dir. by Payne Lindsey, 12 min 43 sec, USA, Documentary

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An exploration of humanity in America.

 
Secret of the Lion
by Jonathan Bekemeier, 9 min, USA, Documentary
A time capsule is discovered in the head of the lion sculpture atop Boston's Old State House.


Sideshow of the Absurd
dir. by Jane C. Wagner, Tina DiFeliciantonio, 15 min, USA, Documentary, Biography 

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Inspired by nostalgia for early 20th-century freak shows, Sideshow of the Absurd is a cinematic exploration of a fantastical exhibition by an internationally recognized artist, who embraces 'difference' with irreverence, humor, and respect for the dignity of 'the other'.


The Off | Season  
dir. by Lance Oppenheim, 10 min 40 sec, USA, Documentary, Sport, Biography 

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After losing his job, a record-holding free agent spirals into obsession to reclaim former glory & return to the NFL.


Je M'appelle Jean Pierre
dir. by Laura Wootton, 6 min 14 sec, USA, Documentary, Sport 
The story of Jean Pierre; a French native, pursuing his dream of becoming a professional wrestler.


Still Born 
dir. by Åsa Sandzén, 9 min 24 sec, Sweden, Drama 

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Still Born is an animated documentary about loss, sorrow and powerlessness. About making an impossible choice before giving birth.


Nowhere to Be Found 
dir. by Alex Moratto, 8 min, USA, Documentary 
Matt Smith, an openly gay young man in conservative South Carolina, reflects on his first relationship with a man and the tragic end to their time together. This powerful portrait examines the difficulties of being gay in rural America, the strength to overcome deep personal pain, and the hope for acceptance


bone
dir. by Dave Paterson, 8 min 10 sec, Australia, Documentary, Drama, Crime 
The story of Boné Mitrevski, a Newtown man who has spent more than half of his adult life behind bars.

 

 

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