Battle for Ranked Choice Voting, The

A beautiful and compelling story about what the People can do. Against all odds, the people in Maine force the politicians to listen. Facing increasingly divisive politics, citizens across America are coming together to change the way we vote. Maine leads the way, fighting entrenched interests to enact a reform that reduces negative campaigning, eliminates the “spoiler effect,” and opens races to minority & third-party candidates.

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USA, 2018

Run time 00:16

Director:  Julie Mallozzi

Producer:  Scotty Vercoe

Trailer: https://vimeo.com/264299625

Code Ruth

A true love story about a Morse code instructor finding her path during WWII. Code Ruth blends stop motion techniques and archival materials to share a family’s history of connecting through technology.

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USA, 2018

Run time 00:04

Director:  Caroline Voagen Nelson

Trailer: https://vimeo.com/271924626

Dark Skies

There’s a price we pay when we illuminate our cities. The light interferes with our sleep cycles and can have real and serious health consequences. There are a few remote places, though, where you can still find true darkness. One of those is Torrey, Utah, where amateur astrophotographer Mark Bailey has an observatory that he calls his “portal to the deeper cosmos”.

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USA, 2018

Run time 00:08

Director:  Kelsie Moore

Producer:  Elaine Clark

Executive Producer:  Doug Fabrizio, KUER 90.1, Science Friday

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Forged: Ten Years of St. George Iron

The idea to host an endurance event in the rugged terrain of St. George sparked a chain of events that would transform the community. It’s a story of conquering spirit in a place daring to be conquered.

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USA, 2019

Run time 00:20

Director:  Kevin Lewis, Greg McFadden

Producer:  Kevin Lewis, Robin Briley

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In the Dark Room

A meeting with the famous Spanish photographer, Cristina Garcia Rodero, member of the Magnum Photos Agency. A conversation rescued from the box of all those visual memories that come to mind while processing my photos in the solitude of the Dark Room.

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Spain, 2018

Run time 00:09

Director:  Luigi Abanto Varese

Producer:  Danel Aser

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Kaleidoscope Guy at the Market, The

Artist Michael Shaw, known as “The Kaleidoscope Guy at the Market”, has been selling his unique stained-glass creations at Pike’s Place Market in Seattle for 25 years. This 20-minute documentary uses his personal narrative to delve into a deeper dialogue about these fascinating objects and their universal appeal to the human imagination

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USA, Date

Run time 0:21

Director:  Russell Brown

Trailer: https://vimeo.com/267274911/

M1-KØ

“M1-KØ” follows Mikolaj Zenliski, a Polish software engineer on his bicycle training in middle of the desert, who could be blasting off to the Red Planet after getting through to the next stage of the Mars One project.

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United Arab Emirates, 2017

Run time 00:08

Director:  Fahad Shaikh

Producer:  Fahad Shaikh

Executive Producer:  Alicia Gonzalez

Trailer: https://youtu.be/hG4CK5sB99o

Need A Hand?

A candid conversation about disability and how it affects both the people who have them and the people around them.

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UK, 2018

Run time 00:11

Director:  Sam T. McFarland

Producer:  Molly Shears

Trailer: https://vimeo.com/284853406

Nisei Bowl

Salt Lake City, Utah. It’s Wednesday morning at the Bonwood bowling alley and the senior bowlers file into their weekly ritual. Strikes, cheers, and candy circle the lanes. The Salt Lake Nisei show how youthful growing old can be. Their spirit and stories weave a history of the Japanese-American community in Salt Lake City. A heartwarming portrait of age, friendship, and perseverance.

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USA, 2018

Run time 00:22

 Director:  Alli Nakamura

Producer:  Alli Nakamura

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Once a Broken Cowboy

At 17 years old Matt Clark’s life was forever altered when a truck ran him over, leaving him paralyzed. But through welding and art, he proves that nothing is impossible.

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USA, 2019

Run time 00:04

Director:  Taylor Simeon Doose

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 One in a Million

By the time Tyler turned 10, he lost his ability to walk, see, and hear, but the cause remained a mystery. His family eventually discovered a rare disease diagnosis program, where scientists searched Tyler’s DNA for clues to his condition. What they discovered led to a life-changing treatment.

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USA, 2019

Run time 00:10:00 min.

Director:  Ross Kauffman, Jeremiah Zagar

Producer:  Nicole Galovski, Julie Kiefer, PhD

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Promise, The

A day with my mother. She lost her autonomy, her lucidity, her memories, communication and the ability to love. She did not want to live like this. Spanish politicians force her to endure an end of live without integrity or dignity. She made me promise to help her die before getting to this situation and I cannot fulfill my promise

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Spain, 2019

Run time 00:18:00 min.

Director:  Danel Aser

Producer:  Danel Aser

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 Relentless

The comeback story of a young action sport athlete who seemingly lost everything after a freak accident turned him quadriplegic. This is about the relentless pursuit of self-improvement, embracement of challenges, and the journey of love, growth, and acceptance.

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USA, 2019

Run time 00:24:00 min.

Director:  Shelby Thompson

Producer:  Shelby Thompson

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Running for Hope

Join SUU’s team as they struggle through the lows and highs of running the Grand to Grand Ultra endurance race. Runners from around the world covered 170 miles over seven days as they traveled from the North Rim of the Grand Canyon to the Grand Staircase. The three-man SUU team dedicated their race as a fundraiser for the future Sorenson Legacy Foundation Child and Family Development Center.

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USA, 2018

Run time 00:29:00 min.

Director:  Jon Smith

Producer:  Jon Smith, Grand to Grand Ultra

Trailer: https://youtu.be/I-ZXxqHi1Eo

Still Plays with Trains

Still Plays With Trains captures one man’s passion to share the joy of childhood. By recreating his 10th birthday with a 3000 square foot replica of the old Lackawanna Railroad in his basement, he gives us a nostalgic glimpse of what it was like growing up in the 1950’s.

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USA, 2018

Run time 00:16

Director:  Ross Kauffman

Producer:  Regina K Scully, Nicole Galovski, Andrew Ross Rowe

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This Ink Runs Deep

This Ink Runs Deep features indigenous tattoo artists from across Canada who are reviving ancestral traditions that disappeared during colonization. Learn about the practices that were thought to be lost forever, and how their revival reflects a reawakening of indigenous identity.

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Canada, 2019

Run time 00:16

Director:  Asia Youngman

Producer:  Kent Donguines, Mack Stannard

Trailer: https://vimeo.com/324001353

Tiny Spark, A

Research into blood clots, the tiny things that cause strokes, could bring about big changes for people and medicine. A stroke itself is one moment that changes someone’s life forever.  For the first time ever they are analysing thousands of stroke-causing blood clots collected from patients around the world. These little bundles of cells could carry a wealth of information, which could point to big improvement to people’s lives.  

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Ireland, 2018

Run time 00:26

Director:  Niamh Heery

Producer:  Caroline Kealy

Trailer: https://vimeo.com/291731458/072c556b3d

Tough: The Roger Volkmann Story

After suffering a serious stroke at age 55, Dr. Roger Volkman, struggles to pursue his life-long passion for rock climbing. With many supporters and care-givers by his side he attempts to summit an old favorite climb – Devil’s Tower

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USA, 2018

Run time 00:15

Director:  Jeff Ostenson, Nathan Getzin

Producer:  Jeff Ostenson, Charles Atkinson, Steve Scott

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Velvet Underground Played at My High School, The

This animated documentary is the story of the Velvet Underground’s disastrous first public performance. While on stage for merely 20 minutes, The Velvet Underground performed three songs: ‘There She Goes’, ‘Venus in Furs’, and ‘Heroin’. The Summit High School audience responded with, as a band member recalled in 1983, a “murmur of surprise that greeted the appearance” that “increased to a roar of disbelief as the band started to play” which “swelled to a mighty howl of outrage and bewilderment…” Half the audience walked out.

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USA, 2017

Run time 00:08

Director:  Robert Pietri, Tony Jannelli

Producer:  Marina Donahue, Tony Jannelli, Robert Pietri, Lee Terwilliger, Tara Pietri

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Wandering in the White

When two former top orienteers end up in a snowstorm in Lapland wilderness, they face an impossible orienteering task: how to reach your destination when you can’t tell earth from sky?

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Finland, 2019

Run time 00:28

Director:  Otto Heikola

Producer:  Valtteri Munkki

Trailer: https://vimeo.com/322733719