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July  11 - 13 , 2019

We Won't Need Legs to Stand Shorts Program

Friday, July 15 at 8:00 pm  -  88 min. TRT


Beneath the Surface
dir. by Frederick Kroetsch, Kurt Spenrath  -  Canada - 19 min.

Daniel Ennett attempts to become the first scuba certified quadruple amputee. And then the sharks show up.



Being Glen : A Puppeteer’s Story
dir. by Xavier Jordan  - USA  -  ​ 10 min.

A compelling documentary about a passionate puppeteer living with his parents.



The Moan Area
dir. by Minoru Karasube  -  Japan  -  5 min.

A single rope descends upon a world in which peaceful and lazy creatures live. The rope attacks, and arbitrarily toys with them. 



The Barber’s Cut
dir. by Mark Brocking  -  United Kingdom  -   12 min.  - film website

Two cut off but living heads wake up in a fridge and manage to escape while trying to avoid a psycho barber.




The Sparrow’s Flight
dir. by Tom Schroeder  -  USA  -  14 min.
A last collaboration with my dead friend Dave Herr.




Birthday
​dir. by Chris King   -  USA -  13 min.  - film website

When a young military wife gets news that her Marine husband has been severely wounded in combat, she discovers that their life ahead is going to be an overwhelming - yet amazing - journey.



Nursing and You
​dir. by Jack Macilvain  -  USA  -  7 min.

​An amputee is visited by an inexperienced nurse for a routine procedure to drain his wound. Following this procedure though, 'routine' will have to be redefined in the medical field.




Commitment
​dir. by Bryce Burton  -  USA  -  8 min.

This is a short doc on a U.S. Marine that was injured in Iraq in 2006. He describes the event in detail and the hardships on living with his injuries. However, there is a catch. Nothing, and I mean nothing will stop him.