This tricky comedy short features a battle of wits between a young woman and her pet rabbit. The crafty rabbit repeatedly tries to do its owner in as Ally prepares a delicious bunny stew.
The Anacostia: Restoring the Peoples’ River
How a group of environmentalists are cleaning up the Anacostia River.
Each Wednesday night, Ed’s cozy suburban home in Silver Spring becomes a raucous international dominoes club. Players from all parts of the globe show up to slap down a bone, forming an odd, yet unique, family portrait - amid thumping reggae beats, flowing wine and contagious laughter in this award-winning documentary.
Burn These First!
Two offbeat original short features produced by Joseph P. Harris and L. Jason Colton for the 48 Hour Film Festival.
The Cell Phone, <ESC>, Soap Opera
A trio of intriguing animations by Zachary Brewster-Geisz
Charles Herbert Flowers: In His Own Words
David Ziegler’s portrait of the life and times of Prince George’s County resident and Tuskegee Airman Charles Herbert Flowers.
Flickering Angels Director: Subhrajit Mitra | India, 39 min.
A group of young girls in West Bengal, India have lost or been separated from parents serving prison sentences. In this moving documentary, the children, cared for by nuns, continue to thrive as they nurture their inner talents.
(Part of program starting at 12 noon, Greenbelt Municipal Building, 25 Crescent Rd., Greenbelt)
Chris Haley Shorts
A delightful selection of short cinematic works by actor-director-singer Chris Haley.
An adults-only, feature-length Hungarian cartoon, subtitled and politically-charged.
A young Michigan man’s award-winning short about his own suicidal depression.
The amazing history of a utopian town built by the idealistic FDR administration during the darkest years of the Great Depression.
Leaving his mother, Jane, in a Hyattsville nursing home, Greenbelt filmmaker Doug Love sets off for the wilds of Ohio and Indiana to record relatives’ greetings to take back to Jane.
Homecoming…Sometimes I Am Haunted By Memories of Red Dirt & Clay
A film about the lives and work of some African-American farmers.
A provocative short documentary by veteran Washington Post photographer and filmmaker Craig Herndon about skin color, explored through images of Herndon’s own family members.
A short film from Puerto Rico about the perils of kicking nicotine.
Keeper of the Kohn
The award-winning true story of a senior citizen mascot of a Vermont college lacrosse team who, facing retirement from the team he loves, must also deal with the serious illness of a dear friend.
Mary Surratt: Mystery Woman of the Lincoln Assassination Conspiracy
A cinematic investigation by Susan Gervasi, Malia Murray and Nick Gervasi of the Prince George’s County woman hanged for her alleged involvement in the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln.
Jessie Brown 3&4
Alan Haley’s quirky animation series continues, featuring the antics of talk show hostess Jessie Brown and her weird guests.
More Than Skin Deep
Being beautiful, inside and out, is what this glimpse of life inside a nursing home - mostly occupied by elderly Jewish women - is all about.
A gritty film which follows three Gen-Next kids who document the story of continued violence in Uganda and the practice of kidnapping orphaned children, brainwashing them, and forcing them to fight for the Rebel cause.