AUDIENCE AWARD WINNERS: BEST FILM: REPEAT BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY: THE SCHOOL IN THE CLOUDS BEST SOUND & MUSIC: WHEN MOM IS GONE Theme of night: Unique surroundings NOTE: Festival took place during the COVID-19 virus lockdown so all screenings were held in private. Watch the Audience FEEDBACK Videos: WHEN MOM IS GONE, 28min,. Turkey, Documentary LA… Continue reading HIGHLIGHTS – AUGUST 2020 DOCUMENTARY Short Film Festival
NOOR – QUEEN OF RANTHAMBORE, 7min., Mumbia, Documentary Directed by PORUS KHAREGHAT NOOR is a short film on the life of a mother Tigress with three female cubs . It is a tribute to her skills of motherhood , loving & caring at the same time a perfect assasin to provide food for four. It… Continue reading NOOR – QUEEN OF RANTHAMBORE Short Film, Audience FEEDBACK from the July 2020 DOC Festival
PEAKS AND VALLEYS: THE SEARCH FOR RYAN SHTUKA, 20min. , Canada, Documentary Directed by Russell Walton & Jared Featherstone 20-year-old Ryan Shtuka vanished from a BC alpine resort town in February 2018. This is the story of the the mystery surrounding his disappearance and the people who relentlessly search for him.
KING OF THE ROAD, 25min., USA, Documentary Directed by Cate Celso Rick Torres is a tractor trailer driver and 20 year Elvis Presley Tribute Artist whose passion is legendary.
THE MAN OF THE TREES, 19min., Italy, Documentary Directed by ANDREA TRIVERO Daniel Balima is a senior horticulturist from Tenkodogo, a small Sub-Saharan African town in Burkina Faso, where he lives with his large family and has worked since he was born 67 years ago. Daniel as a child falls ill with polio and, although… Continue reading THE MAN OF THE TREES Short Film, Audience FEEDBACK from the July 2020 DOC Festival
TUMBLING TOWARDS HOME, 14min., Ireland, Documentary Directed by Imelda O’Reilly An Irish immigrant moves to New York in 1989 to study acting. He works through the grief from the loss of his mother’s passing and of his friend Philip Seymour Hoffman.
HAYAT, 14min., Australia, Documentary Directed by Rendah Haj HAYAT documents the lives of Rahma, an Eritrean migrant and her four young children living in Melbourne, Australia. The family begins to celebrate the month of Ramadan with their mother, who encourages her children to maintain a strong sense of family, faith and cultural identity. This inevitably… Continue reading HAYAT Short Film, Audience FEEDBACK from the July 2020 DOC Festival
GUARDIANS OF THE GRASSLANDS, 12min., Canada, Documentary Directed by Sarah Wray & Ben Wilson Canada’s native grasslands are disappearing at an alarming rate – in fact, they are one of the most endangered ecosystems in the world. Guardians of the Grasslands is a collaboration between dedicated conservationists and local ranchers, which seeks to showcase how… Continue reading GUARDIANS OF THE GRASSLANDS Short Film, Audience FEEDBACK from the July 2020 DOC Festival
AUDIENCE AWARD WINNERS: BEST FILM: THE MAN OF THE TREES BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY: GUARDIANS OF THE GRASSLANDS BEST DOC CHARACTER: TUMBLING TOWARDS HOME BEST SOUND & MUSIC: HAYAT Theme of night: Unique surroundings NOTE: Festival took place during the COVID-19 virus lockdown so all screenings were held in private. Watch the Audience FEEDBACK Videos: PEAKS AND… Continue reading HIGHLIGHTS – JULY 2020 DOCUMENTARY Short Film Festival
This is the story of a day in the life of Aspiya. A 10-year-old girl living with her younger brother, older sister and parents in a one-room-shack in New Delhi near Asia’s biggest landfill. Aspiya is the main supporter of her family. Every single day she walks up the landfill in order to collect trash that then will later be sold to… Continue reading Short Film: THE MOUNTAIN & THE MAIDEN, 32min., India