Documentary Shorts

Documentary Shorts Program
91 minutes
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All The President’s Heads
USA | 2016 | 9 minutes
Directed By Adam Roffman
One man’s quest to save the Presidents of the United States.

We Are Made of Bone
USA | 2016 | 20 minutes
Directed By Olivia Ebertz
We are Made of Bone is a documentary look at Mexican immigrant life and the fast-growing subculture that venerates the folk saint Santa Muerte (The Holy Dead). The film is a colorful celebration of this thriving transplant community in Queens, and a religion in which devotion takes the form of parties, late-night worship sessions and a reverence for death.

USA | 2016 | 24 minutes
Directed By Rachel Bardin
El Tule ranch is a private playground for Texas oil barons and powerful politicians like the Bushes but the manager, Lavoyger Durham has discovered over 20 bodies of people avoiding a nearby border patrol checkpoint.

The Tell: 2 Chefs
USA | 2016 | 8 minutes
Directed By Melissa Butts
2 chefs in a small river town find love and acceptance in their craft.

How To Make A Mask
USA | 2016 | 30 minutes
Directed by Mike Rivard
A look at In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theater’s annual MayDay Parade from 2006 to the present