Let’s Go To Antartica / All Skinfolk Ain’t Kinfolk / A Normal Girl / In Dog Years / Beebox / Sweetheart Dancers / Dough / That Joke Isn’t Funny Anymore / Sundays
Let’s go to Antarctica!
Director: Gonzaga Manso / 5:00
Carlos is a human being who at this very moment is on a holiday in Antarctica. The penguins, who do not have cameras, will forget all about Carlos.
All Skinfolk Ain’t Kinfolk
Director: Angela Tucker / 20:00
After a contentious race last fall, the runoff for mayor of New Orleans came down to two candidates: Desirée Charbonnet and LaToya Cantrell, two very different black women. The winner of this election would take office as the first female mayor of New Orleans and the city’s fourth black mayor. Through news footage, campaign advertisements and archival audio and video, “All Skinfolk Ain’t Kinfolk” is the unprecedented story of this mayoral runoff told through the eyes of black women living in this city.
A Normal Girl
Director: Aubree Bernier-Clarke / 13:38
1.5% of people are born with anatomy that doesn’t fit typical definitions of female or male. It is common practice for doctors to perform genital surgeries on intersex infants–often with disastrous results. “A Normal Girl” brings the widely unknown struggles of intersex people to light, through the story of intersex activist Pidgeon Pagonis.
In Dog Years
Director: Sophy Romvari / 10:41
Old dogs are celebrated in 10 short stories about love, loss and letting go. Raises questions about grief and awareness of mortality.
Director: Cable Hardin / 2:13
A tale of agriculture and ecoculture. As told by a bee and its box. Inspired by the research of Blue Dasher Farm. Sound design by Mike Hallenbeck, Junior Birdman Audio.
Director: Ben-Alex Dupris / 13:28
“Sweetheart Dancers” is a story about Sean and Adrian, a Two-Spirit couple determined to rewrite the rules of Native American culture through their participation in the “Sweetheart Dance.” This celebratory contest is held at powwows across the country, primarily for men and women couples, until now.
Director: Stacy Elaine Dacheux / 3:47
A woman draws from a history of mothers while making dough.
That Joke Isn’t Funny Anymore
Director: Hannah Currie / 12:12
Can Lindsay’s love for her husband Paul sustain her through the trauma of his brain injury, which leaves him in a perpetual loop of memory loss and joke telling?
Directors: Lije Sarki, Mike Leary / 10:30
A handful of sober skateboarders got together several years ago on a Sunday to have a meeting about recovery followed up by a shred session through the streets of Los Angeles. Combining the connection of skateboarding with the path of recovery, this Sunday ritual has continued ever since, thriving and growing to forty plus individuals of all ages, races, and genders. As a result, they’ve created a family and fellowship for newcomers and old veterans to depend upon in the wake of their sober and enhanced lives.