2 by 2 Director: Mark Playne (United Kingdom, Turkey, 15 min.)
Two macho shepherds – men divided by history, hate and a high border fence that separates their countries – suddenly realize that they have a chance to be the last two human survivors of an impending worldwide catastrophe. However, their survival depends on one of them being man enough, to dress up as a woman.
A Bridge Between Two Worlds Director: Pascal Gelinas (Indonesia, 51 min.)
How Muslim and Catholic farmers in Indonesia overcome poverty and enhance their environment with the help of North American and European families.
Aboard and Beyond Director: Susannah Stevens (USA, 19 min.)
Make a MARC commuter train journey between Washington D.C. and Baltimore, Maryland, meeting real people and checking out places along the tracks.
American Storytellers Director: Emily Tope (USA, 11 min.)
Robert Wolf, founder of Free River Press, is creating an autobiography of America as he travels the nation collecting stories from Americans of all walks of life, with the hope of underlining our common humanity.
An American House Director: Chris Tranni (USA, 22 min.)
The story of Annunciation House, which opens its doors to immigrants, refugees and others who have entered the U.S. illegally. Arrivals struggle with their new lives and prepare for the next leg of their journey into America.
An Undeniable Voice Directors: Price Arana, Adam Rothlein (USA, 16 min.)
Sam Harris, believed to be one of the youngest Holocaust survivors, shares his amazing story with philanthropist and activist Sharon Stone.
Angels of the Sky Directors: Josh Berman, Trent McGee (USA, 90 min.)
The true story of WW2 pilots from the 8th Air Force, shot down over German territory and captured as POW’s, as told by the survivors themselves.
BURNED: Are Trees the New Coal? Director: Alan Dater (USA, 77 min.)
The little-known story of the accelerating destruction of our forests for fuel, probing the policy loopholes, huge subsidies and blatant greenwashing of the burgeoning biomass power industry.
During Japan’s WW2 surrender, numerous swords were confiscated by American officers. The filmmaker makes a journey to return one of these swords to its original owner.
I Have Adopted a Father Director: Ashutosh Aditya (India, 7 min.)
A short film that asks “If we can adopt a baby, why can’t we adopt a father?”
IM'perfect Director: Ryan Andersen (USA, 71 min.)
Set in the near future, family bonds are tested as each character is thoughtfully woven into a masterful tapestry of tragedy and hope.
LEFT ON PEARL Director: Susie Rivo (USA, 54 min.)
In 1971, job ads were segregated by gender, women’s shelters did not exist, abortion was illegal, and married women couldn’t open a bank account without their husbands’ permission. This doc looks back at the movement that changed all that, focusing on the 1971 occupation of a Harvard University building by some brave Boston women.
Light Sight Director: Seyed M. Tabatabael (Iran, 8 min., animation)
A character imprisoned in a room is attracted to a light and tries to catch it - but the room itself becomes an obstacle in his way.
Light Thief Director: Sam Kitagawa (USA, 6 min.)
A photographer wanders side-streets asking strangers if she can take their pictures - but the things she photographs vanish.
Mannequin Midnight Director: Alan Haley (USA, 6 min., animation)
At midnight in a store, mannequins come alive and turn humans into mannequins, overrunning the city. Will a heroic woman save them?