Documentary Short Films

All The President’s Heads

One man’s quest to save the presidents of the United States. Screens as part of the Documentary Shorts block ...
Documentary Shorts Program

Documentary Shorts

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 ...

How To Make A Mask

A look at In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theater’s annual MayDay Parade from 2006 to the present. Screens as part of the Documentary Shorts Block ...

Jim and Peggy’s Peeps

Jim and Peggy’s passion for social justice inspires them to make a short film about it. ...

Lavoyger

El Tule ranch is a private playground for Texas oil barons and powerful politicians like the Bush family. But the manager, Lavoyger Durham, has discovered over 20 bodies of people avoiding a nearby border patrol checkpoint. Screens as part of the Documentary Shorts block. ...

Promise in the Sand (work in progress)

Film excerpts and discussion with the director. Red Wing filmmaker Jim Tittle presents scenes from an update to The Price of Sand, his 2013 documentary about the frac sand boom in Minnesota and Wisconsin. ...

The Bel Air Motel

Student Films
A five star review of a budget motel in Austin, TX. Screens as a part of the Student Film block. ...

The New Orleans Sazerac

The New Orleans Sazerac is a short documentary that explores the expansive history and modern applications of the classic cocktail through interviews with historians, authors, experts, and bartenders. ...

The Tell: 2 Chefs

Screens as a part of the Documentary Shorts block. Chefs Carrie Summer and Lisa Carlson opened a restaurant called the Chef Shack in Bay City, Wisconsin. In that small river town they find love and acceptance in their craft. ...

We Are Made Of Bone

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. Screens as part of the Documentary Shorts. ...