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Get to know the short film: MY NAME IS JOAN, 30min, USA, Documentary

Played at the Documentary Short Film Festival on the Thursday August 31, 2017 “My Name is Joan” tells the story of Susan Drew, a woman who was born Joan Fagan to an unwed mother in the St. Patrick Mother and … Continue reading

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Get to know the short film: DISNEY CARTOON CAMERA, 23min, USA, Documentary

Played at the LGBT Documentary Short Film Festival on the Thursday August 31, 2017 Disney Cartoon Camera, hosted by acclaimed historian Leonard Maltin, tracks the history of animation cinematography—from the origins of crude “down shooters” to the first multi-plane camera … Continue reading

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Get to know the short film: BEING SEEN, 15min, USA

BEING SEEN, 15min, USA Directed by Paul Zehrer A combination of funny, acerbic, and heart-wrenching, these people’s candid and articulate self-awareness quickly shatter preconceptions of the disabled. “Being Seen” explores the poorly understood subculture of people living with “developmental disabilities.” … Continue reading

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Get to know the short film: THE GENTLEMAN NEXT DOOR, 16min, USA

THE GENTLEMAN NEXT DOOR, 16min, USA Directed by John Mollison Sometimes the old man next door turns out to also be a young man of a different, violent age. Director’s Statement: When an old man dies, a library burns. When … Continue reading

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Get to know the short film: THE BODY I LIVE IN, 7min, USA

THE BODY I LIVE IN, 7min, USA Directed by Sam Davis-Boyd A personal-narrative documentary that follows Sam Boyd on her journey of self-love and acceptance, in a world that tells fat women they don’t deserve it. There is a large … Continue reading

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