Still Sophie // Caroline Knight :: Four and a half years ago, young talent Sophia Salveson’s life changed forever. Doctors said she may never walk again, may never talk again…may never perform again. They were wrong.
The Sandman // Lauren Knapp :: A doctor walks the line of his own morality as he participates in executions, while personally opposing capital punishment.
Redneck Muslim // Jennifer Maytorena Taylor, Mustafa Davis :: Explores the life and work of Shane Atkinson, a hospital chaplain in-training at North Carolina’s biggest trauma center and founder the on-line group the “Society of Islamic Rednecks.” A 45-year old, white “good old boy” from Mississippi who converted to Islam in 1999, Shane is exploring ways to honor his Southern heritage while also challenging white supremacy.
Mini Thor // Christopher Wagner :: Five-Year-Old Ashtin Gerberg is a baseball prodigy whose flowing hair and impressive talents earned him an opportunity to live his dreams and the nickname “Mini Thor.”
Flagged: An American Love Story // Miles McKeller-Smith, Acobe Cheek :: After being thrown into the national spotlight, a young North Carolina educator learns that what some call “love of country” can be abusive.
Lonnie Holley: The Truth of the Dirt // Marco Williams :: Documents a man who sees beauty in what others step on, step over, and leave behind, transforming “junk, trash, garbage and debris” into art.