2019 | Canada, Tibet | 4 MIN | United States Premiere Friday, March 27 | 9PMShorts Program: All Around Us An impressionistic haiku-like film, illustrating a man’s first visit to his father’s occupied homeland Tibet, the second most repressed country on earth. Assembled using 16mm hand-processed film of personal road trip footage and mainstream archives,…

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2018 | USA | 22 MIN Friday, March 27 | 9PM Shorts Program: All Around Us As climate change erases the Louisiana coast, the last two teenagers on Isle de Jean Charles fight to stay on an island that’s been their family home for generations. Director: Sandra WintherProducer: William CrouseDirector of Photography: Todd MartinEditor: Laura…

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2019 | USA | 16 MIN Friday, March 27 | 9PM Shorts Program: All Around Us 489 Days is an animated documentary that tells the story of Egyptian‐American Mohamed Soltan, who survived 16 months of hunger strike in an Egyptian prison. It is also the larger story of an estimated 60,000 political prisoners currently held…

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2019 | USA, Bangladesh | 18 MIN | World Premiere Friday, March 27 | 9PMShorts Program: All Around Us Quiet Flows the River explores the lives of two families living in the coastal area of Bangladesh. Every year Sayeeda and Jamal’s families prepare themselves for severe flooding. Affected by the consequences of climate change, they…

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2019 | USA, Brazil | 19 MIN | North American Premiere Friday, March 27 | 9PM Shorts Program: All Around Us Dominique, whose mother raised all by herself three transgender daughters, invites us on a journey back home on a small island at the mouth of the Amazon River in Brazil. Directors/Producers: Tatianna Issa, Guto…

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