HIGHLIGHTS – JANUARY 2022 DOCUMENTARY Short Film Festival

Showcase of the best SHORT FILMS in the world today.

AUDIENCE AWARD WINNERS:
Best Film: Do you remember your mothers hands
Best Short Form Documentary: American Dinner
Best Sound & Music: Bittersweet
Best Director: It Happened in Copley Street
Best Cinematography: Black Before Blue

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Do you remember your mothers hands, 19min., Norway

A poetic and strong documentary about our mothers.
About the threads of life that are tied and woven,
and about carrying the weight of our own lives for better or worse.

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AMERICAN DINNER, 6min., USA

A Japanese-American realizes the connectivity of food to other cultures but especially to our past.

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BITTERSWEET, 13min., Australia

Directed by Christopher Paik-Swan

An intimate observational documentary that follows a mother of three as she cares for her son with a disability. This documentary was made to create awareness for Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita (AMC) by observing how it affects a four year old boy and his family.

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IT HAPPENED IN COPLEY STREET, 6min., Australia

Geoff Goodfellow is an Author, Poet and Orator from Adelaide South Australia. He now rubs shoulders with celebrities and other social elites. However, it wasn’t always this way, Geoff was from the rough and neglected northern suburbs and came from a lower class family. This is a story about his work and how a rough dock worker was able to thrive by embracing his sensitive side.

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BLACK BEFORE BLUE, 33min., USA

To be Black and a police officer in the United States’ third largest local law enforcement agency, the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD), is to take an oath to serve while facing racial disparities within the department itself. Black Before Blue holds space for a forum of intimate conversations between twenty-one Black retired and active police officers as they unveil racial and gender discrimination they’ve experienced in the department.

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