Southern Shorts Session

Saturday / 2 PM – 3:39 PM / USA BC Performance Center / Q&A

BLACKFACE

DIRECTOR(S): Shanrica Evans

USA, Alabama / 10 mins

Minstrel actor Henry Roberts becomes the victim of a hate crime in his small southern town -due to a tragic case of mistaken identity.

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2 - 3:39 PM

NARRATIVE

CELLS OF BALDWIN COUNTY

DIRECTOR(S): Mindy Keeley

USA, Alabama / 17.36 mins

This is a documentary film about a childhood cancer cluster in Baldwin County, Alabama and the families who are trying to make sense of it all.

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2 - 3:39 PM

DOCUMENTARY

JINXED

DIRECTOR(S): Sam Eather

USA, Alabama / 14 mins

Jason is jinxed when it comes to dating. Attending a party, he quickly realizes how disastrous his jinx can be.

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2 - 3:39 PM

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LOOK THE OTHER WAY

DIRECTOR(S): Karl Jahnke

USA, Alabama / 1.40 mins

A bird content with its life is forced to abandon its home due to raising water. He journeys from sanctuary to sanctuary, evading an ecological landscape.

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2 - 3:39 PM

ANIMATION

THE LOT

DIRECTOR(S): Russell Blanchard

USA,LA / 16 mins

A lonely cafe owner befriends an outcast boy while struggling to turn an abandoned lot into a park. Based on a true story.

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2 - 3:39 PM

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PLAN B

DIRECTOR(S): Sara Gonzalo

USA / 5.36 mins

This documents visual artist Caro Hill as she creates a piece, from its first to last stroke. Hill cracks her creative world open, allowing us to understand an artist’s need to make art, despite any obstacle

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2 - 3:39 PM

DOCUMENTARY

SILENT WAR

DIRECTOR(S): Joel Gretsch

USA / 13 mins

A young, emotionally broken woman, after following her father into military, is assaulted by her commander and the institution itself.

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2 - 3:39 PM

NARRATIVE

SOLITUDE

DIRECTOR(S): Adam Sutherland

USA, Alabama / 17 mins

After the passing of his father, Charlie inherits a sailboat he hasn’t seen since childhood.

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2 - 3:39 PM

NARRATIVE

STICKY NOTE

DIRECTOR(S): Parker Adams

USA / 5 mins

An average day at the office takes a turn for the worse when a worker receives a note to meet with the boss.

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2 - 3:39 PM

NARRATIVE