A Sister’s Call Director/Producer: Kyle Tekiela and Rebecca Schaper/Georgia, USA Country of Production: USA Country of Filming: USA Running Time: 77 Minutes Genres: Biography, Mental Health Showtimes: Saturday, Sept. 8th, 1PM – 2:30PM – Red Cliffs 4 Caution Codes: LA, SA Synopsis: This documentary was shot over a 14 year period beginning in 1997 and ending in 2011. It follows Rebecca Schaper struggling to rehabilitate her mentally ill brother Call Richmond, after he returns from a 20 year disappearance. In the end, we discover that the true story isn’t about Call’s journey to recovery at all, but about Rebecca and her family coping with the “sins of our father” legacy of abuse and the impact that caring for a mentally ill person makes on one’s own life. Andrew Bird: Fever Year Director/Producer: Xan Aranda/ Illinois, USA Country of Production: USA Country of Filming: USA Running Time: 80 Minutes Genres: Music Showtimes: Saturday, Sept. 8th, 8PM - 10PM – Eccles Mainstage Caution Codes: None Synopsis: Filmed during culminating months of the acclaimed singer-songwriter’s most rigorous year of touring, Andrew Bird crosses the December finish line in his hometown of Chicago – feverish and on crutches from an onstage injury. Is he suffering hazards from chasing the ghost of inspiration? Or merely transforming into a different kind of animal “perfectly adapted to the music hall?” Fever Year is the first to capture Bird’s precarious multi-instrumental looping technique and features live performances at Milwaukee’s Pabst Theater with collaborators Martin Dosh, Jeremy Ylvisaker, Michael Lewis and Annie Clark of St. Vincent. Beast Wishes Director/Producer: Trish Geiger/ California, USA Country of Production: USA Country of Filming: USA Running Time: 60 Minutes Genres: Biography, History Showtimes: Wednesday, Sept. 5th, 8:15PM – 9:15PM – Red Cliffs 3 Caution Codes: None Synopsis: This documentary that takes a heartfelt look at the fascinating world of Bob and Kathy Burns, the goodwill ambassadors of sci-fi and horror film fandom. This amazing couple has dedicated their lives to nurturing the creative spark in award-winning masters of the Hollywood makeup and special effects industries. Bible Storyland Director: Stephanie Hubbard/ California, USA Producer: Harvey Jordan Country of Production: USA Country of Filming: USA Running Time: 85 Minutes Genre: History, Religion Showtimes: Sunday, Sept. 9th, 4:00PM – 6:00PM – Red Cliffs 4 Caution Codes: None Synopsis: This film follows an art dealer on his obsessive journey to find the mysteries of an ill-fated Bible theme park intended to compete with Disneyland in 1960s Southern California Bo Director/Producer: Dave Schweb/ New York, USA Co-Director: Kelly McCoy Co-Producer: Vicki Hersh Country of Production: USA Country of Filming: Peru, USA Running Time: 22 Minutes Genre: Biography, Health Showtimes: Wednesday, Sept. 5th, 8:30pm – Nick Adams Photography Caution Codes: NU Synopsis: Everyone loves Bo. It’s impossible to not like him, he’s charming, fun, cool—all around good company. He has a zest for life which unfortunately will be ending too soon. Diagnosed with fatal throat cancer, doctors have given him three months to live. Bo is a much-loved attorney in the vibrant city of Ft. Lauderdale Florida, and a professional photographer with a penchant for beautiful young ladies. He’s not one to go out without a fight. Journey with Bo as he comes to terms with his illness and searches deep in the Peruvian jungle for the meaning of life and redemption. Canary in the Mine Director: Danielle Heifa/ Ontario, Canada Producer: Steve Henderson Country of Production: Canada Country of Filming: Canada Running Time: 33 Minutes Genre: Environment Showtimes: Saturday, Sept. 8th, 2:20PM – 2:55PM – Red Cliffs 3; Friday, Sept 7th, 7:40PM – 8:15PM – Crescent Moon Theatre, Kanab, UT Caution Codes: None Synopsis: Canary in the Mine is a short documentary exploring the personal and political ramifications of one of Canada’s most controversial industries: the mining and exportation of Chrysotile Asbestos. Code of the West Director/Producer: Rebecca Richman Cohen/ Massachusetts, USA Co-Producers: Francisco Bello, Daniel Chalfen, Jim Butterworta, Joshua Weinstein Country of Production: USA Country of Filming: USA Running Time: 71 Minutes Genre: Health, Politics, Social Issues Showtimes: Thursday, Sept. 6th, 8:30PM – 9:45PM – Red Cliffs 3; Friday, Sept 7th, 6:00PM – 7:15PM – Crescent Moon Theatre, Kanab, UT Caution Codes: LA Synopsis: At a time when the world is rethinking its drug policies large and small, one state rises to the forefront of national attention. Once a pioneer in legalizing medical marijuana, the state of Montana is poised to become the first in the nation to repeal its medical marijuana law. Set against the sweeping vistas of the Rockies, the steamy lamplight of marijuana grow houses, and the bustling halls of the State Capitol, CODE OF THE WEST follows the 2011 Montana State Legislature as it debates the fate of medical marijuana. This is the story of the many lives and fraught emotions tied to one of the most heated policy questions facing the country today. Dave Director/Producer: Eric Geadelmann/ California, USA Co-Producer: Chris Sattel, Dan Pitts, Kelly Magelky, Matt Summers, Tim Oliphant Country of Production: USA Country of Filming: USA Running Time: 93 Minutes Genre: Biography, Family, Sports Showtimes: Friday, Sept. 7th, 8:15PM – 10:00PM – Red Cliffs 4 Caution Codes: None Synopsis: An unlikely mentor uses basketball to shepherd an intellectually disabled teen and in turn becomes le ads himself into reconciliation with his estranged father. ‘Coach D’ Adam Donyes and Big Dave ‘Diesel’ Sterling, were an unlikely pair that were strangely brought together and who significantly affected each other’s lives in ways that were seemingly impossible - serving as ‘bridges’ for each other in reconciling with their respective fathers who had abandoned each of them long ago. Hip Hop Maestro Director/Producer: Christine Lee/ California, USA Country of Production: USA Country of Filming: USA Running Time: 40 Minutes Genre: Music Showtimes: Wednesday, Sept. 5th, 8:30PM – DSC Encampment Mall Caution Codes: None Synopsis: Follow line backer sized Hip Hop Maestro, Double G, as he leads his orchestra, daKAH, from a Los Angeles night club to center stage at the Walt Disney Concert Hall. It’s a Girl Thing: Tween Queens and The Commodification of Girlhood Director/Producer: Shannon Silva/ North Carolina, USA Country of Production: USA Country of Filming: USA Running Time: 59 Minutes Genre: Culture, History, Women’s Issues Showtimes: Saturday, Sept. 8th, 4:00PM – 5:15PM – Red Cliffs Four Caution Codes: None Synopsis: Since the birth of Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen in 1987, the girls’ tween market has evolved from almost non-existent into a $43 billion-dollar-a-year money making machine. Framed by the structure of a faux interactive website, It’s A Girl Thing speaks with consumer critics, tween brand marketers, girls, moms, and educators to explore the seemingly benign cultural universe of pastel-colored, hyper-commercialized girl culture (and the tween queen phenomenon) to reveal the complex and contradictory messages directed at today’s young girls. Kinderblock 66: Return to Buchenwald Director: Rob Cohen/ New York, USA Producer: Brad Rothschild, Martin Pohl, Paul Turlick Country of Production: USA Country of Filming: Czech Republic, Germany, Israel, USA Running Time: 87 Minutes Genre: History, War Showtimes: Friday, Sept. 7th, 4:00PM – 5:40P – Red Cliffs 4 Caution Codes: None Synopsis: Kinderblock 66 is the story of four men who, as young boys, were imprisoned by the Nazis in the notorious Buchenwald concentration camp and who, sixty-five years later, return to commemorate the sixty-fifth anniversary of their liberation. The film tells the story of the effort undertaken by the camp’s Communist-led underground to protect and save Jewish children who were arriving in Buchenwald toward the end of the Holocaust. Kinderblock 66 also tells the story of Antonin Kalina, the head of the block who was personally responsible for saving 904 boys in Buchenwald. NRITYAGRAM: For the Love of Dance Director/Producer: Nanette Melville/ New York, USA Country of Production: USA Country of Filming: India, USA Running Time: 27 Minutes Genre: Art-Dance Showtimes: Thursday, Sept. 6th, 6:30PM-7:00PM – Eccles Mainstage; Saturday, Sept. 8th, 3:00PM – 3:30PM – Red Cliffs 3 Caution Codes: None Synopsis: Lead dancers and Choreographers elevate the contributions of the company, and continue to contribute to the growing appreciation of Indian classical dance in India and around the world. Pad Yatra: A Green Odysssey Director/Producer: Wendy J.N. Lee/ California, USA Country of Production: India, Nepal, USA Country of Filming: India, Nepal, USA Running Time: 70 Minutes Genre: Culture, Environment Showtimes: Saturday, Sept. 8th, 2:15PM – 3:40PM – Eccles Mainstage Caution Codes: None Synopsis: In the wake of freak climate disasters in the Himalayas, seven hundred people journey across the perilous mountain range on foot to educate villages on global warming and environmental preservation, triggering an activist movement never before seen in the region. Paraiso for Sale Director/Producer: Anayansi Prado/ California, USA Country of Production: USA Country of Filming: Panama Running Time: 73 Minutes Genre: Immigration, Politics, Social Issues Showtimes: Thursday, Sept. 6th, 7:00PM – 8:35PM – Red Cliffs 4 Caution Codes: None Synopsis: The fast growing migration of American retirees and developers to the island of Bocas del Toro, Panama brings conflict to its indigenous communities as they struggle to hold on to their land and fight for their native rights. In times when most of the talk about immigration between the US and Latin America is about immigration to the US, we’ll learn that this is actually a two-way street, by exploring how the presence of Americans in Latin American countries is making a great impact on an economic, social and cultural level. Raid of the Rainbow Lounge Director/Producer: Robert L. Camina/ Texas, USA Country of Production: USA Country of Filming: USA Running Time: 103 Minutes Genre: Civil Rights, LGBT, Politics Showtimes: Sunday, Sept. 9th, 1:00PM – 3:00PM – Eccles Mainstage Caution Codes: LA, AT Synopsis: RAID OF THE RAINBOW LOUNGE is a documentary recounting the widely publicized and controversial 2009 police raid of a Fort Worth, Texas gay bar that resulted in multiple arrests and serious injuries. Following sordid allegations and outrage, many changes would occur in the city, and Fort Worth would become a leader in LGBT equality. However, the changes did not happen overnight and without controversy. The audience will witness history unfold as this film documents that journey from the perspective of witnesses, activists and politicians who helped changed the city. Narrated by television icon and Emmy nominated actress, Meredith Baxter. Roadmap to Apartheid Director/Producer: Ana Nogueira, Eron Davidson/ New York, USA Country of Production: USA Country of Filming: Israel, South Africa Running Time: 95 Minutes Genre: Civil Rights, History, Politics Showtimes: Thursday, Sept. 6th, 4:00PM – 6:00PM – Eccles Mainstage Caution Codes: LA, VI Synopsis: Ana Nogueira is a white South African and Eron Davidson a Jewish Israeli. Drawing on their first-hand knowledge of the issues, the producers take a close look at the apartheid comparison often used to describe the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Their film breaks down the rhetorical analogy into a fact-based comparison, noting where the analogy is useful and appropriate, and where it is not. There are many lessons to draw from the South African experience relevant to conflicts all over the world. This film is as much a historical document of the rise and fall of apartheid, as it is a film about why many Palestinians feel they are living in an apartheid system today, and why an increasing number of people around the world agree with them. Running Through: The Jordan Culbreath Story Director/Producer: A.D. Pearson/ New Jersey, USA Country of Production: USA Country of Filming: USA Running Time: 40 Minutes Genre: Health, Sports Showtimes: Friday, Sept. 7th, 4:00PM – 5:00PM – Eccles Mainstage Caution Codes: None Synopsis: Diagnosed with two micro-rare fatal blood diseases, All-American, All-Ivy Princeton University football star Jordan Culbreath battles life and death with the hope of recovery and a return to football. Souvenirs: Healing After War Director/Producer: Mara Pelecis/ Minnesota, USA Co-Producer: Cory McLeod, Dain Ingebretson, Lann Briel, Louise Woehrle Country of Production: Latvia, USA Country of Filming: Latvia, USA Running Time: 88 Minutes Genre: Biography, Mental Health, War Showtimes: Friday, Sept. 7th, 4:00PM – 5:30PM – Red Cliffs 3 Caution Codes: LA Synopsis: Lyrical, intimate, and sometimes humorous, ‘Souvenirs’ is a moving eulogy in film. Following Andy Pelecis’ suicide, his daughter Mara unearths the elusive layers of Andy’s mental health, as his case for service related mental illness is reopened post-mortem. Seeking to understand ‘Why he was the way he was’, Mara finds healing in the lives and stories of other veterans, witnessing the labyrinth of ‘surviving the peace’. Rolling Thunder bikers, National Guard members, Vets for Peace, and Native American veterans share stories of flashbacks, feelings of survival guilt, and fears of being committed. Combining her father’s Bolex footage and photography together with her documentation their family for nearly 20 years- this is a true story of the impact of war on a veteran and family over decades. Stories from Lakka Beach Director/Producer: Daan Veldhuizen/ Netherlands Country of Production: Netherlands Country of Filming: Sierra Leone Running Time: 76 Minutes Genre: Culture Showtimes: Thursday, Sept. 6th, 5:35PM – 7:00PM – Red Cliffs 3; Saturday, Sept. 8th, 6:35PM – 8:05PM – Red Cliffs 3 Caution Codes: None Synopsis: In Lakka, a picturesque beach village in post-conflict Sierra Leone, a colorful mix of villagers reveal their deepest and most profound moments in life. Stories about the ocean and the land, about opportunity, love, religion, tradition and about foreigners; tourism on the heavenly beaches is nowhere near to how it was in the 1980s. Visitors stay away because of stories about the war, stories that the inhabitants would rather forget. This is their story. The Girls in the Band Director: Judy Chaikin/ California, USA Producer: Nancy Kissock Country of Production: USA Country of Filming: USA Running Time: 81 Minutes Genre: Music Showtimes: Friday, Sept 7th, 8:00PM – 9:20PM – 13th & Park Caution Codes: None Synopsis: They wiggled, they jiggled, they wore low cut gowns and short shorts, they kow-towed to the club owners and smiled at the customers…and they did it all, just to play the music they loved. THE GIRLS IN THE BAND tells the poignant, untold stories of female jazz and big band instrumentalists and their fascinating, groundbreaking journeys from the late 30′s to the present day. These incredibly talented women endured sexism, racism and diminished opportunities for decades, yet continued to persevere, inspire and elevate their talents in a field that seldom welcomed them. Today a new breed of gifted young women are taking their rightful place in the world of jazz which can no longer deny their talents. The Missing Piece: The Truth About the Man Who Stole the Mona Lisa Director/Producer: Joe Medeiros/ California, USA Country of Production: USA Country of Filming: France, Italy, USA, UK Running Time: 84 Minutes Genre: History Showtimes: Thursday, Sept. 6th, 4:00PM – 5:35PM – Red Cliffs 3 Caution Codes: None Synopsis: Story of Vincenzo Peruggia, the man who stole the Mona Lisa in 1911. The Renaissance of Mata Ortiz Director/Producer: Scott Petersen/ California, USA Country of Production: USA Country of Filming: Mexico, USA Running Time: 74 Minutes Genre: Art-Pottery Showtimes: Thursday, Sept. 6th, 8:30PM – 10:00PM – Eccles Mainstage Wednesday, Sept 5th, 8:00 – 9:30PM Bingham Gallery @ Mt. Carmel Caution Codes: None Synopsis: An American treasure hunter and a Mexican artist transformed the town of Mata Ortiz into a home for world class art (pottery) after Quezada finds Paquime Indian pottery. Tramping in Bohemia Director/Producer: Margot Buff/ Czech Republic Country of Production: Czech Republic Country of Filming: Czech Republic Running Time: 30 Minutes Genre: Culture Showtimes: Wednesday, Sept. 5th, 9:30PM – 10:00PM – Red Cliffs 3 Caution Codes: LA Synopsis: In Communist Czechoslovakia, it wasn’t so difficult to find a sense of freedom. All you needed was a backpack, a guitar, and a place to sleep under the stars. That has always been the escape strategy of the Czech tramps; outdoorsmen and women who hike, camp, canoe and ride the rails. Inspired by the American West, tramps adopted country songs, cowboy dress and English names and rolled them together into a distinctly Czech subculture that offered a taste of romanticism and freedom. But in today’s democratic Czech Republic, there’s little reason for rebellion and escape. Is there still a place for these old romantics and the youth culture that defined them? When the Devil Knocks Director/Producer: Helen Slinger/ British Columbia, Canada Co-Producer: Maureen Palmer, Ray Harper Country of Production: Canada Country of Filming: Canada Running Time: 90 Minutes Genre: Biography, Mental Health, LGBT Showtimes: Thursday, Sept. 6th, 4:50PM – 6:50PM – Red Cliffs 4; Friday, Sept 7th, 8:20PM – 9:50PM – Crescent Moon Theatre, Kanab, UT Caution Codes: AT Synopsis: Through access to intimate psychotherapy videotapes, When the Devil Knocks take us inside a mind in the throes of what used to be called Multiple Personality Disorder. Wolves Unleashed Director/Producer: Andrew Simpson/ Alberta, Canada Country of Production: Canada Country of Filming: Canada Running Time: 89 Minutes Genre: Wildlife-Animals Showtimes: Friday, Sept. 7th, 8:15PM -10:00PM – Red Cliffs 3; Saturday, Sept. 8th, 8:15PM – 10:00PM – Red Cliffs 3 Caution Codes: LA Synopsis: This film follows world renowned animal trainer Andrew Simpson as he travels to the other side of the world to make the biggest wolf film ever attempted. Battling temperatures of -60C the crew and wolves are tested physically and mentally on a daily basis. This film will make people question everything they thought they new about wolves. They will see an animal that is graceful, caring and trusting. The animal action in this film has never been seen before. There are no computer effects, everything you see is real. This film will also show one man’s struggle as he wrestles with the decision to use his unique bond with these animals against them. Yoga Woman Director/Producer: Kate Clere, Saraswati Clere/ Australia Co-Producer: Michael McIntyre Country of Production: Australia Country of Filming: Australia, Italy, Japan, Kenya, USA Running Time: 85 Minutes Genre: Health Showtimes: Caution Codes: Thursday, Sept. 6th – 8:30PM – Red Mountain Spa Synopsis: Yoga was brought to the west from India by a lineage of male teachers. Now there’s a generation of women who are leading the way.
7 Years Underground Director/Producer: Jason Solomon/California, USA Co-Producer: Frank Franca Country of Production: USA Country of Filming: USA Running Time: 87 Minutes Genres: Biography, History, Music Showtimes: Saturday, Sept. 8th, 3:35PM – 5:15PM – Red Cliffs 3 Caution Codes: LA, NU Synopsis: In 1964, after spending a one year protracted legal battle, co-club owners, Howard and Elly Solomon were finally granted a ‘unique’ cabaret license and the Cafe Au Go Go opened its doors on February 7. Six weeks later with mounting legal bills and depleting funds the couple were quickly going out of business. With few options, Howard and Elly made a desperate, late minute attempt to keep the club open and reached out to popular comedian, Lenny Bruce. Two days into Lenny’s performance he was arrested and booked for obscenity charges, along with Howard and Elly. That historic arrest, and the international press it garnered would put the Cafe Au Go Go on the entertainment world map. And This Is My Garden Director/Producer: Katharina Stieffenhofer Country of Production: Canada Country of Filming: Canada Running Time: 58 Minutes Genre: Agriculture, Education, Health Showtimes: Saturday, Sept. 8th 5:40p – 6:55p - Red Cliffs 4 Caution Codes: None Synopsis: Food insecurity, climate change, and fuel risk are serious threats to communities around the world. In the small town of Wabowden, Northern Manitoba, Canada, a teacher is literally turning new ground in education and is growing a healthier community in the process. The documentary follows the teacher and her students for an entire growing season and demonstrates how the program develops a sense of responsibility, pride and accomplishment within the students and addresses issues of Community Food Security, Chronic Disease Prevention and Environmental Improvement. Awaken the Dragon Director/Producer: Liz Oakley/ Illinois, USA Country of Production: USA Country of Filming: Canada, USA Running Time: 87 Minutes Genres: Health, Sports Showtimes: Friday, Sept. 7th, 5:10PM – 6:55PM – Eccles Mainstage; Thursday, Sept 6th, 8:15PM – 9:35PM – Crescent Moon Theatre, Kanab, UT Caution Codes: None Synopsis: Beyond survival, an ancient Chinese sport catapults an unlikely crew of cancer survivors into a new way of being. Redefining the word ‘sick’ and re-framing the meaning of their diagnosis, these fractured individuals transform into a single force of power and beauty. Wrapped in a sport that is a feast for the senses, this film of nail-biting competition and intimate revelations challenges traditional medical thinking; revealing a path to wellness that holds hope for all survivors. Awaken the Dragon is a moving and inspiring ride that leaves viewers wondering if they too have the power to awaken the dragon within. Beating Justice: The Martin Lee Anderson Story Director: Andy Opel/ Florida, USA Producers: Bret Ader, Bill Lawson, Molly Smith Country of Production: USA Country of Filming: USA Running Time: 56 Minutes Genres: Civil Rights Showtimes: Wednesday, Sept. 5th, 4:PM – 4:56PM – Red Cliffs 4 Caution Codes: VI Synopsis: On January 5th, 2006, 14-year-old Martin Lee Anderson was incarcerated in a juvenile detention “boot camp” in Bay County, Florida. 18 hours later he was pronounced dead at Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola, Florida. This is the story of Martin Lee Anderson, the State of Florida and the intersection of race, class and the juvenile justice system. Through unflinching interviews with the family, state government officials, civil rights groups, student activists, journalists and media scholars, BEATING JUSTICE uncovers the system of abuse and denial that resulted in the death of a teenage boy, the acquittal of seven guards and a challenge to juvenile justice in the State of Florida. Biba! One Island, 879 Votes Director/Producer: Benjamin Bloodwell/ Pennsylvania, USA Co-Producer: Michelle Goeke Bloodwell Country of Production: USA Country of Filming: Northern Mariana Islands Running Time: 72 Minutes Genres: Politics, History Showtimes: Wednesday, Sept 5th, 5:40PM – 7:05PM – Red Cliffs 4 Caution Codes: None Synopsis: The classic American story of two families fighting for control of their community in a grass roots election. This election happens to take place on the tiny island of Tinian, launch site of the Enola Gay to Hiroshima, and now commonwealth of the United States. Witness American Democracy in the raw, as practiced by its newest colonial experiment. Bittersweet Director/Producer: Andrew Kappel, Peter Bicknell/ California, USA Co-Producer: Amanda Singer, Carly Berryhill, Emily Manheim Country of Production: Ghana, Netherlands Country of Filming: Ghana, Netherlands Running Time: 19 Minutes Genre: Culture, Jobs Showtimes: Saturday, Sept. 8th, 5:15PM – 5:35PM – Red Cliffs 4 Caution Codes: None Synopsis: Bittersweet is a film that highlights the good work being done by Conservation Alliance, a Non-Governmental Organization with project sites throughout Western Africa. They train cocoa farmers in the correct ways to grow and cultivate the crop without damaging the environment or themselves. Blank Canvas Director/Producer: Sarah Berkovich/ California, USA Country of Production: USA Country of Filming: USA Running Time: 3 Minutes Genre: Biography, Health Showtimes: Friday, Sept. 7th, 5:15pm – 5:20pm – Eccles Mainstage Caution Codes: None Synopsis: Kim Thelen’s struggle to cope with body image while going through chemotherapy. Carbon for Water Director: Carmen Elsa Lopez Abramson, Evan Abramson/ New York, USA Country of Production: USA Country of Filming: Kenya Running Time: 22 Minutes Genre: Environment, Health Showtimes: Wednesday, Sept. 5th, 7:15PM – 7:40PM – Red Cliffs 4; Saturday, Sept. 8th, 2:30PM – 2:55PM – Red Cliffs 4 Caution Codes: None Synopsis: In Kenya’s Western Province, most drinking water is contaminated. The wood many Kenyans use to boil this water to make it safe is increasingly valuable. Women and girls, who bear the responsibility for finding water and fuel, often miss school or work while seeking both fuel and water. Some even encounter sexual violence. Yet waterborne illness remains a daily--and life-threatening--reality for them and their families. Carbon For Water introduces audiences to the inspiring people who face these hardships, and explores one company’s innovative solution for improving the health of millions of Kenyans and the environment in which they live. Chasing the Light Director/Producer: Robert Henry/ California, USA Co-Producer: Andrew William Chan Country of Production: USA Country of Filming: USA Running Time: 48 Minutes Genre: Art/Photography, Family, Jobs Showtimes: Wednesday, Sept. 5th, 8:30pm – Nick Adams Photography Caution Codes: None Synopsis: Follow photographer Lilsa Roberts around Hawaii on various photo shoots, while she tries to keep up with a deployed husband and career advancement. Day In, Day Out: Selling Food in Bangkok Director/Producer: Pilapa Esara Country of Production: USA Country of Filming: Thailand Running Time: 15 Minutes Genres: Culture Showtimes: Friday, Sept. 7th 7:00PM – 7:15PM – Red Cliffs 3 Caution Codes: None Synopsis: ‘Khun Tip’ migrated to Bangkok to better her economic prospects. She cooks and sells food on the main walkway of her slum community, feeding residents who often live without indoor plumbing or kitchen facilities. From Nomad to Nobody Director: Michael Buckley/ British Columbia, Canada Producer: Petr Sevcik Country of Production: Canada Country of Filming: Tibet Running Time: 15 Minutes Genre: Culture Showtimes: Thursday, Sept. 6th, 7:00PM – 7:15PM – Red Cliffs 3 Caution Codes: None Synopsis: Shot on location in Tibet and in northern India, this film is a personal take on the plight of Tibetan nomads, who are being forcibly relocated by Chinese officials--shifted off their traditional grazing lands into concrete ghettos, where they are marginalized. Previously, when grazing yaks, they were self-sufficient and lived in an entirely sustainable way. Now, they are unemployed, and dependent on the Chinese government for hand-outs--and for food. In an era where sustainability is the mantra, Chinese policy makes no sense. The policy is designed to wipe out nomad culture. Into the Distance Director/Producer: Philip Arnold/ Ohio, USA Country of Production: USA Country of Filming: USA Running Time: 18 Minutes Genre: Health, Sports Showtimes: Friday, Sept. 7th, 4:00PM – 4:15PM – Eccles Mainstage Caution Codes: None Synopsis: Adriane Blewitt’s quest to become Women’s World Champion Shot-Putter in the Scottish Highland Games and her struggles with health issues. Life is Strange Director: Isaac Hertz/ California, USA Producer: Alain Jakubowicz, Ron Samuels, Sammy Grundwerg Country of Production: USA Country of Filming: Belarus, Belgium, Canada, Israel, Poland, USA Running Time: 95 Minutes Genre: History, War Showtimes: Sunday, Sept. 9th, 4:00PM – 5:45PM – Red Cliffs 3 Caution Codes: None Synopsis: What would life be like had the Holocaust never happened? Featuring personal interviews with Shimon Peres, President of the state of Israel, Children’s book author Uri Orlev, Walter Kohn, Nobel laureate in Chemistry, and Robert Aumann, Nobel Laureate in economics, and illustrated with never before seen original home movies, ‘Life Is Strange’ explores Jewish life in Europe before World War Two from a child’s perspective. Marathonman 365 Director: Tom Coeman/ Belgium Country of Production: Belgium Country of Filming: Belgium, Canada, Mexico, Spain, USA Running Time: 52 Minutes Genre: Biography, Sports Showtimes: Friday, Sept. 7th, 7:00PM – 8:10PM – Eccles Mainstage Caution Codes: None Synopsis: Stefaan Engels was diagnosed with asthma as a child. His mission: 365 marathons in 365 days. Mrs. Judo: Be Strong, Be Gentle, Be Beautiful Director/Producer: Yuriko Gamo Romeo/ California, USA Country of Production: USA Country of Filming: Japan, USA Running Time: 66 Minutes Genre: Biography, Sports, Senior Aging Issues Showtimes: Friday, Sept. 7th, 5:35PM – 6:55PM – Red Cliffs 3 Caution Codes: None Synopsis: Throwing thousands of years of tradition to the wind, Keiko Fukuda chose to follow her own destiny and become the highest ranking woman in judo. ‘Mrs. Judo: Be Strong, Be Gentle, Be Beautiful,’ a 66-minute documentary film, tells the inspirational story of Fukuda’s lifelong journey spanning four continents, nine decades and two distinct cultures to overcome adversity and ultimately transform into a living legend. Today, at 98, Fukuda holds the highest rank available in judo, the tenth degree. She also continues teaching judo three days a week from her San Francisco dojo and is the last living link to judo’s origins. Obsessed Director/Producer: Kevin M. Hall/ New York, USA Co-Producer: Diane Wegener Country of Production: USA Country of Filming: USA Running Time: 26 Minutes Genre: Health Showtimes: Thursday, Sept. 6th, 4:00PM – 4:45PM – Red Cliffs 4; Friday, Sept 7th, 5:30PM – 5:55PM – Crescent Moon Theatre, Kanab, UT Caution Codes: LA, SA Synopsis: The prescription drug epidemic is sweeping across the United States at a blistering pace. It does not discriminate by age, social status or race. It kills indiscriminately. Florida stands at the epicenter of this tidal wave of death. Follow the struggles of Ryan Wegener and his family as they fight through the pain of addiction and the loss that comes with it. The end of Ryan’s story has yet to be written, but the same cannot be said for the other young man in this tale, Joseph Valdez. Joseph lost his fight with prescription drugs several years ago, but he is remembered by his family in this poignant and gripping documentary about the perils of addiction. Powerful – Energy for Everyone Director/ Producer: David Chernushenko/ Ontario, Canada Co-Producer: Michael Dobbin Country of Production: Canada Country of Filming: Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Sweden, USA Running Time: 52 Minutes Genre: Environment Showtimes: Saturday, Sept. 8th, 3:00PM – 4:00PM – Red Cliffs 4 Caution Codes: None Synopsis: Can we go from a world powered by fossil fuels and nuclear energy to one powered by renewable energy, and what would happen to us — as individuals and communities — if we tried? Randy Parsons: American Luthier Director/Producer: David Aldrich/ Washington, USA Country of Production: USA Country of Filming: USA Running Time: 8 Minutes Genre: Music, Jobs Showtimes: Thursday, Sept. 6th 8:15PM – 8:25PM – Red Cliffs 3 Friday, Sept. 7th, 7:00PM – 7:10PM – Red Cliffs 3 Caution Codes: LA Synopsis: Randy Parsons had given up the guitar, and then one day he had a vision of how it would come back into his life. Solo, Piano – NYC Director: Anthony Sherin/ New York, USA Country of Production: USA Country of Filming: USA Running Time: 5 Minutes Genre: Culture Showtimes: Thursday, Sept. 6th, 8:20PM – 8:25PM –Eccles Mainstage; Thursday, Sept 6th, 7:30PM – 7:35PM – Crescent Moon Theatre, Kanab, UT Caution Codes: None Synopsis: On a cold winter morning, a lone piano stands curbside in New York City. All day long, passersby stop to play. They collect and disperse, measure and push. Who abandons a piano? Plinking slightly out-of-tune over the white noise of Broadway’s cars, buses, trucks, and sirens, the piano awaits its fate. Solo, Piano - NYC is a 5-minute film of the last 24 hours of a once-wanted piano. Tales of the Masked Men Director/Producer: Carlos Avila Avila/ California, USA Co-Producer: Thom Calderon Country of Production: Mexico, USA Country of Filming: USA Running Time: 54 Minutes Genre: Culture, History, Sports Showtimes: Wednesday, Sept. 5th, 4:15PM – 5:15PM – Red Cliffs 3 Caution Codes: None Synopsis: An exploration of Lucha Libre (Mexican wrestling) and the tradition of the masked wrestler. The film features portraits of three legendary enmascarados (masked wrestlers). Terra Blight Director/Producer: Isaac Brown/ Florida, USA Country of Production: Brazil, Ghana, USA Country of Filming: Brazil, Ghana, USA Running Time: 55 Minutes Genre: Environment Showtimes: Friday, Sept. 7th, 7:00PM–8:10PM – Red Cliffs 4; Saturday, Sept. 8, 1:00PM–2:10PM – Eccles Mainstage Caution Codes: None Synopsis: Terra Blight is a feature-length documentary that explores America’s consumption of computers and the hazardous waste we create in pursuit of the latest technology. The Coral Eden Director/Producer: Mattias Klum/ Sweden Country of Production: Sweden Country of Filming: Indonesia Running Time: 44 Minutes Genre: Wildlife- Fish Environment, Nature Showtimes: Thursday, Sept. 6th, 8:15PM – 10:00PM – Red Cliffs 4; Saturday, Sept. 8th, 9:00PM – 10:00PM – Red Cliffs 4; Thursday, Sept 6th, 5:30PM – 6:15PM – Crescent Moon Theatre, Kanab, UT Caution Codes: None Synopsis: Mattias Klum’s documentary is about the remarkably diverse and unspoiled coral reefs of Raja Ampat and one boy who believes it will last forever. The Entertainers Director/Producer: Michael Zimmer, Nick Holle/ California, USA Co-Producer: Paul Hogseth Country of Production: USA Country of Filming: Mexico, USA Running Time: 93 Minutes Genre: Music Showtimes: Saturday, Sept. 8th, 5:20PM – 7:10PM – Eccles Mainstage Caution Codes: None Synopsis: A heartwarming comedy about six piano players striving to win the World Championship of Old-Time Piano (mostly ragtime). With brilliant showmanship and skill these competitors vie for the glow of victory, for escape from the trials of their everyday lives, and for the revival of the first distinctly American popular music. The First 70 Director: Jarratt Moody/ California, USA Producer: Lauren Valentino Country of Production: USA Country of Filming: USA Running Time: 30 Minutes Genre: Nature Showtimes: Saturday, Sept. 8th, 2:25PM – 3:00PM – Red Cliffs 3 Caution Codes: None Synopsis: An inspiring journey through California to visit the 70 majestic state parks slated to close, and meet the people who treasure them. The Gray Seasons Director/Producer: Robert Herrera/ Missouri, USA Co-Producer: Andrea Wall Country of Production: USA Country of Filming: USA Running Time: 86 Minutes Genre: Sports Showtimes: Friday, Sept. 7th, 8:15PM – 10:00PM – Eccles Mainstage Caution Codes: LA Synopsis: Shimmy Gray-Miller, a dynamic coach with a history of playing and coaching success, was hired to turn around the losing culture of Saint Louis University women’s basketball program. Unua Yekete: Those Who Come From Inside Director: Luis Caballero Escobar/ Spain Producer: Luis Caballero Martinez Country of Production: Spain, Tanzania Country of Filming: Spain, Tanzania Running Time: 25 Minutes Genre: Culture Showtimes: Friday, Sept. 7th, 6:25PM – 6:50PM – Red Cliffs 4 Caution Codes: None Synopsis: The Hadzabe are a tribe of hunter-gatherers who have survived for thousands of years in what we now call Tanzania. Their culture and genetics are the most ancient of mankind. Today, threatened by the advent of money, alcohol and AIDS, they face their imminent demise. ‘Unua Yekete’ aims to expose the views of the Hadzabe and of people close to them on both the visible and the invisible problems that endanger this unique tribe. UNFIT: Ward vs. Ward Director/Producer: Edwin Scharlau III, Katherine Carmichael, Penny Edmiston/ Florida, USA Country of Production: USA Country of Filming: USA Running Time: 74 Minutes Genre: Civil Rights, LGBT Showtimes: Sunday, Sept. 9th, 3:00PM – 4:30PM – Eccles Mainstage Caution Codes: None Synopsis: Who is more fit to raise a child: a convicted killer or a lesbian? According to one judge in Florida, the convicted killer. UNFIT: Ward vs Ward follows the true story of Mary Ward who lost custody of her eleven year old daughter because she was a lesbian. The judge decided that the father was a more fit parent even though he had served nine years for murdering his first wife, did not know what grade his daughter was in or what school she attended, and had only spent four consecutive days with his daughter in the previous five years. No one could have imagined the firestorm that would ensue and the tragic consequences the judge’s decision would have on the lives of everyone involved. Vigilante Vigilante: The Battle for Expression Director/Producer: Max Good/ California, USA Co-Producer: Nathan Wollman Country of Production: USA Country of Filming: USA Running Time: 87 Minutes Genre: Culture, Social Issues Showtimes: Wednesday, Sept. 5th, 5:20PM – 6:55PM – Red Cliffs 3 Caution Codes: LA Synopsis: A new breed of crime fighter now stalks the urban landscape--the anti-graffiti vigilante. These dedicated blight warriors stop at nothing to rid their neighborhoods and cities of street art, stickers, tags, and posters. Yet several of these vigilantes have become the very menace they set out to eliminate. In their relentless attempt to stamp out graffiti, they’ve turned to illegally and destructively painting other people’s property. VIGILANTE VIGILANTE is the story of two filmmakers who set out to expose these mysterious characters and discover a battle of expression that stretches from the streets to academia. White Water, Black Gold Director/Producer: David Lavallee/ British Columbia, Canada Country of Production: Canada Country of Filming: Canada Running Time: 64 Minutes Genre: Environment, Science Showtimes: Saturday, Sept. 8th, 1:00PM – 2:20PM – Red Cliffs 3 Caution Codes: LA Synopsis: ‘White Water, Black Gold’ is an investigative point-of-view documentary about David Lavallee’s journey down the Athabasca River and across Western Canada in search of answers about the battle between water and oil. Following an imaginary drop of water, and later an imaginary drop of oil, he discovers the threats to the third largest watershed in the world and two separate oceans. White Water, Black Gold is a film about the inextricable link between water and oil in our modern world. Wings of Silver: The Vi Cowden Story Director/Producer: Mark C. Bonn, Christine Bonn/ California, USA Country of Production: USA Country of Filming: USA Running Time: 34 Minutes Genre: Biography, Senior Aging Issues, War Showtimes: Wednesday, Sept. 5th, 7:25PM – 8:10PM – Red Cliffs 3 Caution Codes: None Synopsis: When the country needed every man, she answered the call. A story of triumph and inspiration over adversity. History of the WASPs and Vi’s aircraft experience. Abuelas Director: Afarin Eghbal/ UK Producer: Kasia Malipan, National Film & Television School/ UK Country of Production: UK Country of Filming: UK Running Time: 9 Minutes Genre: Civil Rights, History Showtimes: Friday, Sept. 7th, 6:00PM – 6:10PM – Red Cliffs 4 Caution Codes: None Synopsis: In a small apartment in Buenos Aires, an old woman eagerly awaits the birth of her grandchild and all the joys of becoming a grandmother. However, horrific circumstances mean that she will be forced to wait for over 30 years. Using real-life testimonials this animated-documentary raises issues of memory, repression and loss. An American Contradiction Director/Producer: Vanessa Yuille/ California, USA Country of Production: USA Country of Filming: USA Running Time: 12 Minutes Genre: Civil Rights, History Showtimes: Friday, Sept. 7th, 6:10PM – 6:25PM – Red Cliffs 4; Friday, Sept 7th, 7:20PM – 7:35PM – Crescent Moon Theatre, Kanab, UT Caution Codes: None Synopsis: Seeking knowledge about her country and heritage, filmmaker Vanessa Yuille journeys to her mother’s birthplace, Heart Mountain, Wyoming, where Japanese Americans were incarcerated during WWII. Internees reflect upon the experience of leaving their homes as children and the wartime hysteria that stripped them of their lawful rights. This dark chapter of American history not only contrasts with the natural beauty of the landscape but also calls into question the definition of what it means to be an American. Through her investigation, Vanessa challenges us to correctly define the true nature of what happened there. A Part of Me Director/Producer: Nathan Flanagan-Franki, Jessica Deutchman, Rachel Kellogg Country of Production: USA Country of Filming: USA Running Time: Genres: Family Caution Codes: None Synopsis: This courageous personal journey explores whether a family can rebuild itself after a divorce. Back to Mandima Director/Producer: Lionel Baier, Robert-Jan Lacombe Country of Production: Switzerland Country of Filming: Congo Running Time: 39 Minutes Genres: Biography Caution Codes: None Synopsis: I was 10 when we left our village of Zaire. War broke soon after. A personal journey, back to the childhood, to look for my best friends. But a lot has happened in 15 years. Big City, Small Town Director/Producer: Stefanos Tai Country of Production: USA Country of Filming: USA Running Time: 13 Minutes Genres: Social Issues Caution Codes: None Synopsis: An up-close examination of New York City residential laws and their expiration through the eyes of a high school student. Breathe Life Director/Producer: Matthew Jekowsky, Carly Berryhill, Samantha Andre Country of Production: USA Country of Filming: USA Running Time: 17 Minutes Genres: Family, Health Caution Codes: None Synopsis: Known as the ‘Brady Bunch’ of the Cystic Fibrosis world, the ‘Monte Five’ cherish each moment and truly live life to the fullest. Breathe Life explores the difficulties the family must live with, as well as the love and unbreakable bonds they share. Conducting Change Director/Producer: Denise Blostein, Nathan Ehrlich Country of Production: USA Country of Filming: USA Running Time: 26 Minutes Genres: Music, Social Issues, Women’s Issues Caution Codes: None Synopsis: Though the number of women that have careers conducting symphony orchestras has increased over the past few decades, it is still rare and considered somewhat unconventional for a woman to be the leader of an orchestra. Defacing Eve Director/Producer: Isabelle Lemay, Jessica Odendahl Country of Production: Canada Country of Filming: Canada Running Time: 9 Minutes Genres: Civil Rights-Human Rights, Social Issues, Women’s Issues Caution Codes: None Synopsis: Leyla Hussein fights against Female Genital Mutilation. She was cut at the age of 7 and tells how communities view this practice and why it is still being performed today. From Depression to Destiny: The CCC in Southern Utah and the Arizona Strip Director/Producer: Bill Wilken Country of Production: USA Country of Filming: USA Running Time: 62 Minutes Genre: Culture, History Showtimes: Saturday, Sept. 8th, 7:00PM – 8:00PM – Red Cliffs 4; Thursday, Sept 6th, 6:20PM – 7:25PM – Crescent Moon Theatre, Kanab, UT Caution Codes: None Synopsis: From Depression to Destiny focuses on the C’boys, and the contributions made by the Civilian Conservation Corp in southern Utah and northern Arizona, during the 1930’s. You are invited to come and be delighted by the firsthand accounts from the few remaining C’boys that came from all around the United States to this beautiful, but hostile corner of America’s southwestern desert. We take you to the ruins of the CCC camps; where you will be entertained by facts and stories passed down to several historians. You will get a glimpse into the ‘daily lives’ of the C’boys, as they built monuments in Zion National Park, the romances they had with the local women, and the heroic rescue of an entire town. Hula Girl Director/Producer: Joe Toms-Ashcroft Co-Producer: Mark Bull Country of Production: United Kingdom Country of Filming: USA, United Kingdom Running Time: 26 Minutes Genres: Culture Caution Codes: None Synopsis: Follow two friends as they travel across America in search of a woman who posts hula hooping videos on-line. In the Shadows Director/Producer: Max Miller Country of Production: USA Country of Filming: USA Running Time: 15 Minutes Genres: Civil Rights-Human Rights, Social Media Caution Codes: None Synopsis: Filmmakers Max Miller and Drew Heskett bring you this portrait piece of a handyman who is a normal American, but he is not American. All he wanted was a better life for his family. Unfortunately he cannot do this legally. Even though he is an upstanding citizen, in the government’s eyes he is not a citizen. Look to the Cookie Director/Producer: Lindsay Lindenbaum/ New York, USA Country of Production: USA Country of Filming: USA Running Time: 6 Minutes Genre: History, Jobs Showtimes: Wednesday, Sept. 5th, 7:05PM – 7:10PM – Red Cliffs 4 Caution Codes: None Synopsis: Follow baker Herb Glaser for a day, learning history and community in Glaser’s Bakery Love, Dad Director/Producer: Kristofer Husted, Ronnie Reese Country of Production: USA Country of Filming: USA Running Time: 19 Minutes Genres: Biography, Social Issues Caution Codes: None Synopsis: Story of career criminal James Gardner. Trip through Gardner’s past as he visits family and the mentor who helped turn his life around, and examines the impact of his absence on loved ones. Making Noise in Silence Director/Producer: Mina T. Son Country of Production: USA Country of Filming: USA Running Time: 19 Minutes Genres: Civil Rights-Human Rights, Culture, Social Issues Caution Codes: None Synopsis: Film follows two Korean-born students who attend the California School for the Deaf and explores how they navigate adolescence within the intersection for Deaf and Korean culture. Marching Band Director/Producer: Brenda Alavez, John Bills, Kaitlin Snow, Wayne Nilsson Country of Production: USA Country of Filming: USA Running Time: 17 Minutes Genres: Music Caution Codes: None Synopsis: Davis High and American Fork High travel to St. George to compete with the best bands from the western US with hopes of becoming the next regional champions. Metro: Director: Guilherme Hoffmann Associate Producer: Laura Castro Country of Production: Brazil, France Country of Filming: France Running Time: 50 Minutes Genres: Social Issues Caution Codes: NU, LA Synopsis: A not-so-young student who, without knowing what to look for in life, goes to the Paris subway to meet those he values most ... the strangers. Missionary Lizard Director/Producer: Zachary Johnson Country of Production: USA Country of Filming: USA Running Time: 8 Minutes Genres: Religion Caution Codes: None Synopsis: Many Christians practice well accepted beliefs but in modern fundamental Christianity people are see rise to a new topic - Dinosaurs. Find out what part these prehistoric reptiles play in religious struggle of current America. My Castle Director/Producer: Amy Adler, Gregory L. Williamson Co-Producer: Kate Nielsen Country of Production: USA Country of Filming: Germany, USA Running Time: 27 Minutes Genres: Biograpy Caution Codes: None Synopsis: Amy Adler grew up believing an old family legend -- one day, she would inherit a medieval castle.In this first-person documentary, Amy travels to Germany on a quest to understand her family history. My Son Director/Producer: Chithra Jeyaram Country of Production: USA Country of Filming: USA Running Time: 9 Minutes Genres: Health Caution Codes: None Synopsis: Portrayal of A mom and her 6 year old son in the midst of life altering cancer. Normal Stuff? (Not Today) Director/Producer: Gary Planken Country of Production: USA Country of Filming: USA Running Time: 21 Minutes Genres: Biography, Social Issues, Women’s Issues Caution Codes: None Synopsis: Two very different guys set out to look for their extraordinary gifts to share with the world. Out of the Blue Director/Producer: Cory Godwin, Matthew Stamm Country of Production: USA Country of Filming: USA Running Time: 18 Minutes Genres: Wildlife Caution Codes: None Synopsis: To educate the public about the issues surrounding dolphin and whale strandings. Pieces of the Soul: A Film About the Life of Matt Clark Director/Producer: Spencer Sullivan Country of Production: USA Country of Filming: USA Running Time: 60 Minutes Genre: Art-Sculpture, Health Showtimes: Thursday, Sept. 6th, 7:00PM – 8:15PM – Eccles Mainstage; Saturday, Sept. 8th, 8:00PM – 9:00PM – Red Cliffs 4 Caution Codes: None Synopsis: Matt Clark’s dream of becoming a professional rodeo cowboy was shattered after suffering a severe spinal cord injury. Still a teenager, he was recommended by his lead medical specialist to check into a rest home, where he would live only 4 to 5 years. More than 30 years after his injury he is now a well known artist in southern Utah where his work is easily recognized by its unique style. “Pieces of the Soul” shows how Matt’s artwork is symbolic of his life’s struggles in overcoming opposition and how he has come to define his own life. Project Hopeful Director/Producer: Grace Johnson, Kelsie Kiley Country of Production: USA Country of Filming: USA Running Time: 13 Minutes Genres: Health, Social Issues Caution Codes: None Synopsis: Follow Project Hope families who have adopted orphans with special needs. Redeeming the American Farm Director/Producer: Jackie Hurwitz Country of Production: USA Country of Filming: USA Running Time: 39 Minutes Genres: Social Issues Caution Codes: None Synopsis: Explore what happens when one small town is faced with the proposal for a 72,000-cow factory farm in its midst. Salt of the Earth Director/Producer: Co-Producer: Country of Production: Country of Filming: Running Time: 10 Minutes Genres: Sports-Competition Caution Codes: None Synopsis: Chronicles B.J. Burdoll’s racing team as they set a new land speed record. He is a third generation to build cars to race on the Bonneville Salt Flats. Season of the Wolf Director/Producer: Cory Olmstead Country of Production: USA Country of Filming: USA Running Time: 50 Minutes Genre: Wildlife-Animals, Nature Showtimes: Friday, Sept. 7th, 7:10PM – 8:15PM – Red Cliffs 3 Caution Codes: None Synopsis: This film takes place in Yellowstone National Park during the transition of winter into spring. This time of year is where the wolves feed on the sick and the weak elk and bison. Winter takes a toll on the elk and the bison, giving the wolves an advantage to catch their prey. This time of year, the wolf packs become stronger because of the nourishment they receive from the weakened animals. The wolves are always hunting looking for food for the pack. During this transition period the bison and elk are calving, providing easy prey. Although the prey is plentiful the wolf pack has competition from other predators such as the grizzly bear. This film shows the two animals dueling over a buffalo carcass. This is a timeless fight that goes on year after year and will continue in years to come. Sebastian Director/Producer: Dan Duran, Katie Valovcin, Kellie Henika Country of Production: USA Country of Filming: USA Running Time: 17 Minutes Genres: Health Caution Codes: None Synopsis: Sebastian is about a blind teenager who uses the technique of ‘echolocation’ to overcome challenges of identity and disability. Shag Nation Director/Producer: Brittany Brothers/ New York, USA Country of Production: USA Country of Filming: USA Running Time: 19 Minutes Genre: Art-Dance Showtimes: Wednesday, Sept. 5th, 7:00PM – 7:20PM – Red Cliffs 3 Caution Codes: None Synopsis: Shag Nation is a documentary about a form of recreational dancing called the Carolina Shag and the charmingly quirky subculture behind it. Slick: Behind Deepwater Horizon Director/Producer: Michael Bennett Smith, Paige Tomlinson Country of Production: USA Country of Filming: USA Running Time: 13 Minutes Genres: Environment Caution Codes: None Synopsis: Four residents of coastal Alabama recount their experiences with the 2010 BP Oil Spill and uncover truths behind the largest man-made environmental disaster in history. Still Director/Producer: Jose Tadeu Bijos, Michael Barth, Pasqual Gutierrez, Ruby Stocking/ California, USA Country of Production: USA Country of Filming: USA Running Time: 11 Minutes Genre: Wildlife-Fish, Nature Showtimes: Thursday, Sept. 6th, 8:40PM – 8:50PM – Red Cliffs 4; Saturday, Sept. 8th, 6:20PM – 6:30PM – Red Cliffs 3 Caution Codes: None Synopsis: As society enters a new era of awareness towards environmentalism on land, very much is still unknown about the sustainability of the one body that encompasses over 70% of earth: our oceans. ‘Still’ dives into the life of Carlos Eyles, an author, free diver, and ocean photographer. Through Carlos, we are able to understand the indefinite spiritual connection between the ocean and humankind. Storywoods Director/Producer: Mary Horan Country of Production: USA Country of Filming: USA Running Time: 7 Minutes Genres: Art, Biography Caution Codes: None Synopsis: For the past 9 years, Rebecca has created an elaborate wooded scenery from scratch, mirroring the world of her childhood in Durham, New Hampshire. The Approach Director: Adam Ferraro Producer: DSC Documentary Class of 2012 Written By: Dallas Hyland Country of Production: USA Country of Filming: USA Running Time: 40 Minutes Genre: Sports-Rock Climbing Showtimes: Saturday, Sept. 8th, 4:00PM – 5:00PM – Eccles Mainstage Caution Codes: None Synopsis: In the throws of life, we all make choices, some conscious and some sub-conscious but all having an outcome that proves to shape our experience. Living more life seems to require a sacrifice of the creature comforts and securities that lifestyle offers. But more lifestyle requires an almost deliberate surrender of a life abundant in pursuit of your passions. This film ponders the question poignantly in the backdrop of the world of sport climbing. But its message transcends the story and will move all to heed its question. Some people make time to do what they love. Some people live what they love. What’s your approach? The Art of Remembrance Director/Producer: Raul Raz Pastrana/ New York, USA Country of Production: USA Country of Filming: USA Running Time: 10 Minutes Genre: Art-Sculpture Showtimes: Wednesday, Sept. 5th, 4:00PM – 4:15PM – Red Cliffs 3 Caution Codes: None Synopsis: An immigrant artist ponders the meaning of life and death in two cultures as he prepares a community altar for the Day of the Dead to remember those whom he has lost and his own native Mexico. ‘THE ART OF REMEMBRANCE’ captures Mexican artist Daniel Valle as he creates giant paper mache skeleton sculptures and constructs a community altar to remember the dead. This intimate snapshot of a New York City Day of the Dead celebration explores Valle’s quest to preserve the memory of lost loved ones and keep Mexican culture alive through art. Along the way Valle challenges our own notions of the meaning of life and death and reminds us that remembrance truly is an art. The Pizza Cart Director/Producer: Conrad Laga Country of Production: USA Country of Filming: USA Running Time: 10 Minutes Genre: Biography, Jobs Showtimes: Saturday, Sept. 8th, 5:05PM – 5:15PM – Eccles Mainstage Caution Codes: None Synopsis: An inspiring story that follows a family in Cedar City, UT who build a pizza cart as a way to break free from relying on grant money to pay for school. The Struggle Garden Director/Producer: Jack Davis Country of Production: Uganda Country of Filming: Uganda Running Time: 48 Minutes Genres: Civil Rights-Human Rights, Social Issues Caution Codes: None Synopsis: The Struggle Garden is an illegal refugee settlement in the heart of urban Uganda. This film, compiled over the course of two months living in the community, compiles the stories of individuals who were forced to leave not only their countries but the refugee camps that are mandated to protect them. There is No Place for you Here Director/Producer: Elliott Balsley, Haley Quartarone, Ravi Lloyd, Ruby Stocking, Sam Price-Waldman Country of Production: USA Country of Filming: Ghana Running Time: 15 Minutes Genres: Social Issues Caution Codes: None Synopsis: In the center of Ghana’s gold industry, a 15-year-old boy struggles to escape the dangerous cycle of illegal mining, with help from a local NGO and a concerned radio host. Time Dances On Director/Producer: Sophia Kruz Country of Production: USA Country of Filming: USA Running Time: 38 Minutes Genres: Art, Social Issues Caution Codes: None Synopsis: Jim’s story from childhood through his stint as a swing-dance teacher in Ann Arbor, his marriage to Deb, and his ultimate acceptance of who he truly is: a confident gay man. Viral Director/Producer: Dustin Waldman Country of Production: USA Country of Filming: USA Running Time: 12 Minutes Genres: Social Media Caution Codes: None Synopsis: Various professionals and members of You Tube community discuss the changing nature of media, celebrity and human connection. Well-Fed Director/Producer: Anna Moot-Levin Country of Production: USA Country of Filming: USA Running Time: 6 Minutes Genres: Nature Caution Codes: None Synopsis: Journey into the world of carnivorous plants and their devoted caretakers. Why Should I Care? Director/Producer: Michael Notrica, Michelle Notrica Country of Production: USA Country of Filming: USA Running Time: 32 Minutes Genres: Education-Communication, Social Issues Caution Codes: None Synopsis: A documentary about the 2011 Egyptian Revolution. The question of why American youth should care about the revolution is outlined through the exploration of several topics.