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Friday, September 4 • 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Shorts Block 5 - Documentary LIMITED

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Limited Capacity seats available

Shorts showing:

ELDER. In 1974, a Mormon missionary finds his world turned upside down when he falls in love with an Italian Communist man. USA, Italy 14m. DIR: Genéa Gaudet.

UNTOUCHABLE. WP. Bishnu reflects on the challenges and triumphs she experienced upon returning home to Nepal. USA 15m. DIR: Tim Kressin.

QUIET CULTURE. A documentary that explores the concept of rape culture and rape trauma in an effort to raise awareness and shed light on a societal issue that is too often overlooked. USA 8m. DIR: Cody Martin

POWGirls. Follow a group of 15-19 year old girls who concepted, wrote, filmed and edited two films in 30 hours. USA 4m. DIR: Seth Ring.

MYANMAR YEAR ZERO. USP. Sealed off from the world for 50 years, hopes for the exotic, troubled land of Burma are voiced by peace advocates. USA 12m, DIR: Carole Wilson.

DEAR GUARDIANS. A love letter to the Guardians of The Temple at the yearly Burning Man gathering in Black Rock City. Canada 8m. DIR: Ian MacKenzie.

DENALI. There's no easy way to say goodbye to a friend who has supported you through your darkest times. USA 8m. DIR: Ben Moon.

CHAROK. WP. Devotees endure extreme physical pain to please the Hindu god, Shiva. India 4m. DIR: Shayok Mukhopadhyay.

RODEO DOG. WP. A ranching family from central Oregon goes on the rodeo circuit with their bull wrangling dog Jake. USA 14m. DIR: Rebecca Hynes.

BOXEADORA. One woman defies Castro’s ban on female boxing to follow her dreams of Olympic glory & become Cuba’s first female boxer. USA 16m. DIR: Meg Smaker.

RUNTIME: 103 m

Friday September 4, 2015 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Academy Theater 7818 SE Stark Portland , OR 97215

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