Monthly Archives: November 2020

HIGHLIGHTS – NOVEMBER 2020 DOCUMENTARY Short & Feature Film Festival

AUDIENCE AWARD WINNERS: BEST SHORT DOC FILM: AT NIGHT, I DREAM BEST FEATURE DOC FILM: HAND DRAWN LIFE BEST SOUND & MUSIC: HAMDA Theme of night: Leaving your legacy NOTE: Festival took place during the COVID-19 virus lockdown so all … Continue reading

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Director Biography – Tim Alberts (HOW HISTORY IS WRITTEN)

Tim Alberts has composed and produced music for various feature films, radio and television productions, as well as numerous documentary and short films. More recently, Tim has turned his attention to producing documentary films, such as the 2013 film, Waiting … Continue reading

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Short Film: HOW HISTORY IS WRITTEN, 53min., Canada, Documentary

An elderly woman recalls a pivotal experience in her youth when she secretly cared for Jewish children orphaned by WWII Nazis. After seventy years, Betty, accompanied by her granddaughter, is reunited with one of the survivors, now seventy six, who … Continue reading

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Director Biography – Francesca Poliseno (IN AN INSTANT)

My name is Francesca Poliseno and I am a freelance director/producer based out of Savannah, GA. My work focuses primarily on documentaries and experimental/art films. In recent years, I have started to experiment with virtual reality filmmaking as well. I … Continue reading

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Short Film: IN AN INSTANT, 10min., USA, Documentary

In an Instant is a documentary that explores the fragility of memories and how they are influenced by the digital age. Project Links  Website  Facebook  Instagram

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Director Biography – Isabela Falcão Vaz (SAUDADE)

Isabela Falcão vaz was born in 1984 in Porto, Portugal. She began her career as an Architect in Portugal and along this path she worked and lived in Belgium and Switzerland, where she currently lives. Cinema was always a silent … Continue reading

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Short Film: SAUDADE, 8min., Switzerland, Documentary

This Short experimental Documentary will guide us along the feeling of “Saudade”, the Portuguese word that defines the longing for someone or something, in a profound state of melancholia.Through the testimony of Elias, a Syrian refugee in Berlin, we slowly … Continue reading

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Director Biography – Katherine McRae (WATER BABY)

Katherine started as an actress and theatre director before moving into directing for the screen. She worked full-time for production company South Pacific Pictures for seven years, directing Shortland Street, Nothing Trivial and Go Girls. In 2017 she directed episodes … Continue reading

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Short Film: WATER BABY, 9min., New Zealand, Documentary

William Trubridge and Sachiko Fukumoto are freediving royalty. William is an 18-time world record holder and current world freediving champion and his partner Sachiko is an actress and freediver. Unable to give birth in their favourite place, the ocean, the … Continue reading

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Short Film: RESURRECTIONS OF THE LAST BLACK MAN, 9min., USA, Documentary

“Resurrection of The Last Black Man in 08:46” was written and directed by Terrence Spivey with photography and editing by Jennifer Hearn.A reaction to the George Floyd incident, this harrowing true story is about David Gregory in 1933, in small … Continue reading

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