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Wednesday, November 1 • 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Shorts Program 13: Documentary Shorts 1

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(TRT: 92 min)

Light on Her Feet (USA, 21 min)
Director: Martin Barshai
An intimate portrait of 18-year-old Emma Sherman during her difficult journey to the world of professional ballet.

The Duel (USA, 6 min)
Writer: Lili Taylor
Director: Sean David Christensen
A sixteen-year-old girl must save her younger brother from the dangerous reality of their father's sudden mental breakdown.

Mickey’s Pets (USA, 13 min)
Director: Ashley S. Brandon
With a trusty new peacock piece in tow, a young taxidermist must overcome her insecurities to compete at the U.S. National Taxidermy Championships.

I Have Something to Tell You (USA ,8 min)
Directors: Ben Joyner, Dumaine Babcock
A short documentary about artist Adrain Chesser, who used his craft to cope with his HIV/AIDS diagnosis in his acclaimed portrait series.

Take a Walk on the Wildside (Canada, 15 min)
Writer/Director: Lisa Rideout
Inside of one of Toronto’s oldest cross-dressing shops, the tender relationships between the eccentric store owner and her customers provide a beacon of hope for the community.

Digilante (Australia, 29 min)
Director: Mike Nayna
Filmmaker Mike Nayna gained media attention after a viral shaming video he uploaded resulted in two jail terms and inspired a surprise spate of copycat incidents. But while he was praised online, a far more complex and morally ambiguous story was taking place.

Wednesday November 1, 2017 7:00pm - 9:00pm CDT
Galaxy Highland, Screen 10