360 is a mixed-media documentary that follows a young woman who resells vintage clothing and dedicates her spare time to skateboarding. The film weaves her two passions into a rhythmic and lighthearted look at nostalgia.
Director: Beth Kearsley
54 Miles to Home
In 1965 three Black farming families risked their lives by providing refuge to the thousands of voting rights marchers on the historic five day, 54-mile march from Selma to Montgomery. Nearly 60 years later, The Halls, Steeles and Gardners share.
Director: Claire Haughey
Producers: Phillip Howard, Michele Forman
Salvation is only a stone’s throw away. Centred is a documentary short exploring trauma, loss and the hope you can find in community.
Director: Sam Coffey
Producers: Nathanael Wiseman, Victoria Williams
Dawn: A Charleston Legend
Dawn Langley Simmons was one of the first transgender and interracial marriage pioneers. DawnÕs story was one in which mystery and legend swirled, even to this day. She was the author of more than 20 books.
Director: Ron Davis
Producer: Ron Davis
The remains of thousands of undocumented immigrants lie undiscovered in the remote and inhospitable landscape of Brooks County, TX. The bodies that have been found were often buried in poorly marked graves, many interred in trash bags and other makeshift graves.
Director: Edward Tyndall
Producer: Edward Tyndall
Leading with Excellence
A student documentary that sheds light on the lack of racial diversity within modern ballet and fine arts, while specifically focusing on a Las Vegas based fine arts dance company, Contemporary West Dance Theatre, and how they lead their organization.
Directors: Monica Hall, Zachary Fried
Producers: Monica Hall, Zachary Fried
Meet Me Where I Am
“Meet Me Where I Am” follows Adolphus Nickleberry through his journey at University of Utah Health’s Intensive Outpatient Clinic as he rewrites his story with help from compassionate providers. Overcoming the ripples of health disparities and racism.
Directors: Ross Kauffman, AndrŽ Robert Lee, Robin Honan
Producers: Robin Honan, Ross Kauffman, University of Utah Health
Shelley in Wonderland
We follow the timid Shelley on her trip from her devout life in Utah to the extravagant world of Ms. Senior pageant in Las Vegas. While Shelley and the other colorful 60+ senior characters surrounding her revive their dreams in the spotlights, the film touches on a universal need for visibility, the urge to still matter and chasing dreams at an older age. It is never too late to live your dreams.
Director: Sophie Dros
Ten by Ten
There is no denying the evocative power of food to remind us of who we are and where we come from. And after living in Asia for over fifteen years, my sister Jessica was longing for the burgers and barbecue of her native Tennessee.
Director: Jami L. Bennett
The Ismailzais: Life of an afghan refugee
A family of Afghan refugees navigates life in America.
Directors: Nate Robards, Peter Nichols
Producers: Nate Robards, Peter Nichols
The Last Last Hike
83-year-old Nimblewill Nomad is about to become the oldest person to thru-hike the Appalachian Trail. But he didnÕt start at Springer Mountain, Georgia – his trek began on Flagg Mountain in Alabama, the true southern terminus of the Appalachian Mountain.
Director: Celine Francois
Since the 1930s, the tract of Northeast Washington, D.C. known variously as Union Terminal Market, Florida Avenue Market, Capital City Market, and simply, Union Market, has been made and remade largely by immigrant entrepreneurs. Throughout its history,
Director: Nicholas Lindner
Producers: Nicholas Lindner, Katy June-Friesen
The Merry Widow
The Merry Widow is a radioactive “health spa” located in the heart of an abandoned ore mine in Montana, and the site of the filmmaker’s efforts to come to grips with his mother’s ovarian cancer diagnosis.
Director: Jason Jakaitis
Producer: Jason Jakaitis
The Panola Project
Highlighting the heroic efforts of Dorothy Oliver to keep her small town of Panola, Alabama safe from COVID-19. A chronicle of how an often-overlooked rural Black community came together in creative ways to survive.
Directors: Rachael DeCruz, Jeremy S. Levine
Producers: Rachael DeCruz, Jeremy S. Levine