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The Relentless One
Kathleen Black survived a horrific childhood both as a witness to parental domestic abuse and by becoming homeless at 15 after surviving her own physical and emotional abuse that included her being sent to a psychiatric ward for observation. While these traumas would crush most people, Ms. Black chose to not only survive, but rather insisted on thriving through it all.
Runtime: 40 min Type: Documentary Country: Canada Director: M. Douglas Silverstein
The Art of Rebellion
The Art of Rebellion is a film that follows LA-based street artist, activist, and single mother, Lydia Emily, as she defies a crippling diagnosis that threatens to take away her livelihood.
Runtime: 1 hr 18 min 52 sec Type: Documentary Country: United States Director: Libby Spears
The last remaining member of a small religious cult (The Children of Enoch) awaits the resurrection of her recently departed “sisters” and their leader, Father Enoch.
Runtime: 9 min 28 sec Type: Short Film Country: United States Director: Nathan Sellers
A series of brutal murders on catholic authority causes a string of conspiracies to unravel and a notorious underground crime syndicate to go on high alert.
Runtime: 1 hr 45 min Type: Narrative Feature Country: United States Director: Justin Rose
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Erin Hill: Eleanor Rigby
Rock ‘n’ roll harpist & singer Erin Hill reimagines The Beatles’ masterpiece.
Runtime: 3 min 55 sec Type: Music Video Country: United States Director: Erin Hill
The Jook’s on You
This is a story about the band JOOK that nearly slipped through the cracks of time. If it weren’t for a Music Fest Promoter talking them into headlining his TNT Festival, their first gig together since 1974, those cracks might have eaten them right up.
Runtime: 60 min 13 sec Type: Documentary Country: United States Director: Ashley Kimmet
João Ayres, an Independent Painter
It’s a story with many layers. It’s about the painter Joao Ayres (1921 -2001) an artist in transit between Portugal and Africa who became forgotten in the narrative of Modern Art. It’s also a story about his family, who inherited a significant body of work.
Runtime: 52 min Type: Documentary Country: Portugal Director: Diogo Varela Silva
The similarities of different lives exist beyond the surface.
Runtime: 4 min 6 sec Type: Short Film Country: United States director: Miles Lewis Porter
Loves Me, Loves Me Not
Two middle-aged quirky singles meet for drinks after they connected on OK-cupid. His compliments and her lack of conversation leads them to “laying all the cards on the table.” They go back and forth with his wants, her needs, their compatibilities until an outrageous revelations is a deal breaker.
Runtime: 7 min 11 sec Type: Best Comedy Country: United States Director: Bret Koehler
The Other Half
One man’s lifelong secret brings two unlikely strangers together.
Runtime: 11 min 7 sec Type: Short Film Country: United States Director: Caitlin Burris
Not To Forget
This is a drama that stars 5 Academy Award winners. After a life of little scams, a self-centered millennial is sentenced to take care of his grandmother, who is affected by Alzheimer’s. As he realizes the extent of her wealth, the protagonist gets closer to the treasure he’s been looking for.
Runtime: 1 hr 24 min Type: Narrative Feature Country: United States Director: Valerio Zanoli
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Simpatia do Limão aka Lemon Spell
A woman goes to a fortune teller to get her gorgeous man back.
Runtime: 15 minType: Short Film Country: Brazil Director: Miguel Oliveira
Under Spanish Skies
After the sudden death of her husband, a reclusive artist invites life long friends to her farm in Spain and reveals a shocking plan. Before the weekend ends, the friends must reveal secrets from the past that will drive her toward a devastating choice.
Runtime: 1 hr 29 min 32 secType: Narrative Feature Country: Germany Director: Nathan Buck
Zaven Collins: A Good Guy from the Middle of Nowhere
You don’t get to choose where you come from. In turn, you don’t get to choose who represents your hometown. For Arizona Cardinals linebacker Zaven Collins and the town of Hominy, Oklahoma – with a population of about 3,000 – they didn’t get to choose each other but they’re sure glad they are linked together.
Runtime: 18 min 35 sec Type: Short Documentary Country: United States Director:Jordan Hamm (Producer)
Match Point 2.0 — The Rise of HBCU Men’s Volleyball
In 2022, six Historically Black Colleges and Universities launched men’s volleyball programs in the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. This represents the most significant growth in NCAA volleyball in 50 years and increases opportunities for minority athletes to participate in collegiate athletics.
Runtime: 29 min 53 sec Type: Documentary Country: United States Director: Cooper J Griffin
Ali’s Comeback: The Untold Story
An unusual group of people came together in the most unlikely location to return Muhammad Ali to the boxing ring.
Runtime: 1 hr 16 min 34 sec Type: Documentary Country: United States Director: Art L. Jones
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Something Inside is Broken
This Native American Music Award winning pre-gold rush era rock opera, based on actual historical events, focuses on the untold story of how Natives were slaves under Johann Sutter’s Mexican reign. Slave hunters scoured Northern California to supply Sutter with young native girls and boys. Captain Fremont and Kit Carson massacred hundreds of natives prior to the Bear Flag Revolt and the Mexican American war. With relevant modern themes and dehumanizing media practices, this conflict is cleverly woven into our dark American history.
Runtime: 1 hr 56 min Type: Native American Country: United States Director: Jack Kohler
Cotton Top Block
Hayati is a small-town literature teacher and a one hit wonder author who tries helplessly to hold on to his past: his shattering marriage, his sick old mother, a decaying walnut tree and the memory of his father. Instead of moving on with his life and taking control, he passively accepts its blows and is only interested in digging into the past, until his discovery forces him to confront his own weakness and answer the question: is standing idle while witnessing evil being done is just as much of a sin as doing it?
Runtime: 1 hr 57 min 53 sec Type: Narrative Feature Country: Turkey Director: Faysal Soysal
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When Neptune Washed Ashore
Quando Neptuno deu à Costa
Runtime: 6 min 36 sec Type: Music Video Country: Portugal Director: Sebastião Varela
Focused on the backstage of VAZIO’s conception – GONGORI’s debut album -, this documentary by Marco Alexandre aims to unveil Gonçalo Alegre’s creative process.
Runtime:20 min Type: Short Documentary Country: Portugal Director: Marco Alexandre
A Whole Note
Sisters Ana and Sara Elias made a wish: to have their own itinerant carillon. They just didn’t know how to ask dad. But Alberto knew how to make his daughters dream come true.
Runtime: 1 hr 20 min 13 sec Type: Documentary Country: Portugal Director: Pedro Ramalho Marques
Sónia is a badminton athlete that pursues her dream of participating in the Olympic Games. Her journey, however, is marked by a surprise that changes her life.
Runtime: 12 min 38 sec Type: Short Film Country: Portugal Director:Maria Moreira
A lost visitor, without land or country, arrives at a lost village in the distant and scorching mountains, and discovers a blackened people, truth, which appeals to the soul of the earth and the strength of the pines and still look at the sky, worship the sun, discover saints and glimpse miracles.
Runtime: 17 min 34 sec Type: Short Film Country: Portugal Director: Carlos Pires Silveira
Do Bairro (From the Neighborhood)
Within the beating heart of a city, the Hoods meet to tell their story. In a blend of authenticity, roots, traditional music and cause and effect philosophy, they lay it all bare.
Runtime: 1 hr 15 min 24 sec Type: Documentary Country: Portugal Director: Diogo Varela Silva
Bobbie Willson aka “DUES” is Sisseton-Wahpeton Dakota before the journey of Creating the hit T.V. Show “FX Reservation Dogs”, & a founding member of the 1491s Indian Sketch Comedy Group he still stays connected to his original passion for Graffiti street art. Michael R.L. Begay’s Documentary follows street Artist Dues through his one-month residency in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Runtime: 15 min Type: Documentary Country: United States Director: Michael R.L. Begay
Trouble finds Gino the night before the championship game.
Runtime: 8 min 39 sec Type:Short Film United States Director: Stephanie Alecia Rose
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Zach Hoffpauir: The Real Story
A two-sport Stanford athlete. A Centennial High School legend. A son and a brother. A dancing cowboy with a heart of gold. Zach Hoffpauir touched the lives of countless individuals during his life. On May 14, 2020, Hoffpauir passed away from a fentanyl overdose at the age of 26 but his life and what he leaves behind is more than a statistic.
Runtime: 21 min Type: Documentary Country: United States Director: Claudia Collins, Devon Henry, Jordan Spurgeon
Why I’m Not a Basketball Player
A ballad of love, pain and gratitude to basketball and the life around it.
Runtime: 1 hr 49 min 25 sec Type: Documentary Country: Israel Director: Alon Winstock
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