Documentary Block B

Sunday, August 9, 2020
12PM

Missed the premiere?

FROM FARMS TO INCUBATORS: TELLING THE STORIES OF MINORITY WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS IN AGTECH IN THE SALINAS VALLEY AND BEYOND 

Director: Amy Wu

USA

27:12

Agriculture and technology both have a long history in California, but have rarely intersected. Tech is focused on disruption and innovation, while much of Central Valley and Central Coast’s agriculture is still managed with clipboards and pencils. One commonality is that women and minorities have historically been underrepresented in both industries. Now, a new generation of startups led by minority women are seeking to solve agriculture’s problems with tech innovation. "From Farms to Incubators" tells the stories of women entrepreneurs dedicated to agtech, a fast-growing sector within agriculture.

LINCHPINS OF DEAD DOG ISLAND

Director: Aja Nikiya

Puerto Rico 

1hr20min

Linchpins of Dead Dog Island is a film showcasing the lives of six women working together in Puerto Rico to save animals from the streets, abuse, and confinement.

Front & Center: High School Students

Block 2 

Sunday, August 9, 2020
2:30PM

Missed the premiere?

THE MICHIGAN ARCTIC GRAYLING INITIATIVE

Director: Grace Bright & Grace Joo

USA

19:20 

The native arctic grayling disappeared from Michigan waters by 1936. This is the story of what it will take to bring them back.

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Director: Laura Villamisar Aguilar

Spain

1:00

Refugee after an accident that ended her mother's life, she lives absorbed in the belief that her brother will kill her at any moment.

SAD DAYS

Director: Lucas Duarte

USA 

7:40 

Amid so many controversies in the world, a man decided to change his life and ends up losing it!

SCENE FROM A SUBURBAN TEEN

Director: Christian Lee

USA

2:57

A day after the passing of his neighbor, teen filmmaker, Christian Lee, creates a touching and intimate documentary about grief and the fragility of human life.

FIGHTING FOR ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE: THE HEALTH CRISIS AT THE US-MEXICO BORDER

Director: Ilan Jinich

USA

3:00

The film documents how the San Ysidro border community is threatened by air pollution stemming from traffic at the US-Mexico border port of entry. The documentary highlights community efforts to mitigate this environmental injustice following a major federal expansion of the border crossing last year.

ERIC CZAPLINSKI: HEART OF THE LION

Director: Michael McMurran

USA

6:39

Eric Czaplinski is a high school student who has Cerebral Palsy. He is overcome his disability and do the impossible through his love of ice hockey.

SAVE OUR PLANET

Director: Matthew Agustin

USA

3:00

Human activity is wreaking havoc on this planet due to mankind’s over-dependence on the environment, which have contributed to global warming, habitat destruction, the “sixth” mass extinction, and overexploitation of resources. However, it is still not too late for people to take action, but it requires that everyone must cooperate, including world leaders. If everyone gets on the same boat, humanity can unite together to save this planet of ours.

BAKA

Director: Isabella Saban

USA

5:10

Baka is a woman who spends her life making sure her family feels cared for, loved and well fed. With a little cooking and singing, she's bringing the family together one day at a time.

RUNAWAY

Director: Michelle Tang

USA

6:37

Jackie is going to run away from home. She plans for everything. Well, almost everything...

Screening Block 5

Experimental/Fantasy

Sunday, August 9, 2020
4:00PM

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N'OUBLIE PAS

Director: Jojo “Small She” Guevara

USA

5:01

A mysterious love wonders in to the heart of our "Maiden." There's something familiar about his presence; a lost memory perhaps or a forgotten past. Under his persuasion, the Maiden can't help but to fall deeply, until the voice in the back of her head reminds her who's the real character she's allowed in.

MY DINNER WITH SCHWARTZEY

Director: Melissa Skirboll

USA

14:52

When a starry-eyed 16 year-old is introduced to the outrageous downtown NYC art/rock scene by a powerful music producer with a penchant for teens, she is tempted by the glitzy lifestyle until a mystery woman provides a glimpse into her possible future.

AN INTERLOPER'S KISS

Director: Grace Kim

USA

6:20

A portrait of a woman's everyday life seen through the perspective of an unlikely voyeuristic love interest.

ANACRONTE

Director: Raúl Koler & Emiliano Sette

Argentina

14:58

Anacronte and the Sorcerers of Evil, without any emotion and fulfilling their destiny, they put to test humanity's happiness in a struggle that, in short, has each of us as winners and losers.

THE MASTER

Director: Jinyang Zhang

USA

10:00

A homeless female thief was hypnotized in an infinite dream loop by the greatest magician, she tries to break the loop but her bad habits (stealing) made her lost more...

Closing Night Special

Sunday, August 9, 2020
7:00PM

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WHAT DID THE WALLS HEAR?

Director: Isabella Vargas

USA 

3:05

This short documentary / experimental film aims to relive and reenact an actual instance of "femicide" (the crime of killing women and girls because of their gender) while also giving a voice to the women movements against femicide occurring throughout all of Latin America.

MY WALK HOME

Director: Lindsay Heatley

USA

6:15

For Alex, a simple walk home from work is anything but safe. Danger could be around any corner, for a woman walking home alone, at night.

AFFLICTION

Director: Christina Raia

USA 

5:42

Two coworkers contemplate the aftermath of an encounter.

STAND TOGETHER

Director: Lena Groves

USA

5:14

Liberty finds herself confronted by issues of global importance and is overwhelmed by emotion and the desire to help and change whatever she can. She is faced with the dilemma of not being able to save everyone or solve every issue by herself. She starts to lose hope but is brought out of her despair by the victims of various global epidemics standing together and uniting to combat such issues.

BLIGHT

Director: Brittany Clemons

USA

14:53

A grieving young girl with supernatural abilities seeks vengeance after the racially charged officer-involved shooting of her teenage brother.

WOODFORD COUNTY

Director: Carolynn Cecilia 

USA

19:59

On a snowy, winter morning in north Texas a young woman sprints from the back door of her farmhouse and disappears into the woods. When Paul, a policeman from a neighboring town comes to investigate he finds the young woman’s mother, Adelaide, tending to the aftermath. Through their interaction we learn of a tumultuous past between mother and daughter, between Adelaide and Paul, and how the line between wrong and right is often drawn thin by the ghosts of our past.

HBDTM

Director: Moh Azima

USA

9:29

A couple get away for a special weekend at a vacation rental in the country but when things start to get a little spooky, the cracks in their relationship start to show.

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