FESTIVAL AUDIENCE FEEDBACK VIDEOS

FESTIVAL AUDIENCE FEEDBACK VIDEOS

2021 film festival audience feedback videos.

FESTIVAL AUDIENCE FEEDBACK VIDEOS
  • WHY I'M NOT A BASKETBALL PLAYER feature film, audience reactions

    WHY I'M NOT A BASKETBALL PLAYER, 110min., Israel, Documentary
    Directed by Alon Weinstock
    A ballad of love, pain and gratitude to basketball and the life around it.

  • MAX! THE DOGUMENTARY short film, audience reactions

    MAX! THE DOGUMENTARY, 11min,. USA, Documentary
    Directed by Brandon Sanchez
    In a rural town of Southern California, the mayor is a Golden Retriever named Max, a beacon of positivity to the citizens of Idyllwild. In this heart warming documentary, we discover how the dynasty of golden retriever may...

  • SHATTERED: How Women Broke the Glass Ceiling In Oregon Politics short film

    SHATTERED: How Women Broke the Glass Ceiling In Oregon Politics, 38min., USA, Documentary
    Directed by Jodi Gwen Garber-Simon
    Oregon is filled with female firsts, from the nation's first openly lesbian speaker of any state house in 2013 to the country's only female-majority state house in 2021. Fo...

  • JOURNALIST AT WAR - VOICE OF THE VICTIMS feature film, audience reactions

    JOURNALIST AT WAR - VOICE OF THE VICTIMS, 52min., Iraw/Norway
    Directed by Morten Offerdal, Vegard Lund Bergheim
    In this compelling and highly dramatic documentary, we follow war reporters Afshin Ismaeli and Tor Arne Andreassen as they travel to Syria to document the collapse of ISIS. Shot on the ...

  • Witness to 9/11 | In the Shadows of Ground Zero feature film, audience reactions

    Witness to 9/11 | In the Shadows of Ground Zero, 55min., USA
    Directed by Patrick Heaphy
    Witness to 9/11: In the Shadows of Ground Zero sheds new light on America's darkest day with a linear snapshot of never-before-seen footage and unprecedented insight into how the 9/11 attacks, in the moments a...

  • REHUMANIZE feature film, audience reactions

    REHUMANIZE, 57min., USA
    Directed by Kelsey Darragh
    With its roots in indigenous practice and community, this is a documentary about the first ever sexual assault case in North American to be resolved using Restorative Justice through the court system. One woman tells her story of fighting to have...

  • A RALLY FOR RANGERS short film, audience reactions

    A RALLY FOR RANGERS, 52min., USA
    Directed by Eric Daft
    Park rangers are the heroes on the front lines of conservation, yet in many parks across the globe they are often under-appreciated, and under-equipped. As a foundation, Rally for rangers seeks to empower park rangers, as well as raise awaren...

  • DENE DRUM SONGS IN GAHNIHTHAH short film, audience reactions

    DENE DRUM SONGS IN GAHNIHTHAH, 11min., Canada
    Directed by Jonathan Antoine
    A short documentary on the Dene Drum in Gahn?? (Rabbitkettle).

  • BARE METAL short film, audience reactions

    BARE METAL, 10min., USA,
    Directed by Brandon Robert Gries, Ryan Freng, John Shoemaker
    Microsoft, Google, META, and AWS are some of the biggest single-power consumers in the world. Along with other digital infrastructure companies’ consumption, they make up 2.4% of the world's energy use. This fi...

  • DAWN: A CHARLESTON LEGEND short film, audience reactions

    DAWN: A CHARLESTON LEGEND, 34min., USA
    Directed by Ron Davis
    Dawn Langley Simmons was one of the first transgender and interracial marriage pioneers. Dawn’s story was one in which mystery and legend swirled, even to this day. She was the author of more than 20 books. She was the adopted daughter ...

  • DISCO SAUCE: THE UNTOLD STORY OF PENNA ALLA VODKA short film, audience reactions

    DISCO SAUCE: THE UNTOLD STORY OF PENNA ALLA VODKA, 35min,. USA
    Directed by Roberto Serrini
    Penne Alla Vodka is America's dirty little secret. You can have it hungover from the diner, or for 40 bucks a plate at the finest restaurants. While it's secret origin might surprise you, it's sordid histor...

  • COOKING INSIDE: FROM PRISON TO HOME short film, audience reactions

    COOKING INSIDE: FROM PRISON TO HOME, 23min., USA
    Directed by Brent Lambert-Zaffino
    Two men who were formerly incarcerated together recreate a prison meal exactly as they made it inside. Cooking Inside explores America's cruel and broken prison system through the humanity of food.

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  • IRONSELF short film, audience reactions

    IRONSELF, 20min., Canada, Doc Adventure
    Directed by Tinthi Tembo
    After a near death overnight hiking experience, Eman – a Queer Egyptian hiker, shares their healing journey of re-exploring the magnificent mountains of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh peoples (also known as British Colu...

  • THE SOUL OF SICILY short film, audience reactions

    THE SOUL OF SICILY, 34min., USA, Documentary
    Directed by Margie Raimondo
    The food we eat connects us to a vast web --from farmers to producers - involved in getting food from farm to fork. We probably don’t pause to think about it while eating an apple or cheese, but this global food system is ce...

  • SHE'S THIRSTY short film, audience reactions

    SHE'S THIRSTY, 9min., USA, Drama
    Directed by Caleigh Schaad
    18-year-old Michelle is having the night from Hell. A disappointing hookup, blisters from wearing heels all night, and to top it all off she has lost her cellphone. But, Michelle's night takes a turn when she stops to use a phone booth a...

  • UNBELIEVABLE! THE ART WILLIAMS STORY short film, audience reactions

    UNBELIEVABLE! THE ART WILLIAMS STORY, 29min., Documentary
    Directed by Edward C. Bartel II
    “Unbelievable!" provides the audience with a glimpse into the life of Art Williams. From his humble beginnings working alongside his mother and father in the cotton fields at the tender age of four, to his f...

  • GRANITE JAW short film, audience reactions

    GRANITE JAW, 6min., Canada, Documentary
    Directed by Conner Nikides
    A heavyweight boxer training on his boxing bag as he thinks of the fights he has had in the past and is going to have.
    A man with a granite jaw.

    https://www.instagram.com/connernikides/?hl=en

  • TRIAPHIE short film, audience reactions

    TRIAPHIE, 14min., Austria, Documentary
    Directed by Matthaeus Weissenbacher
    Manfred Eder had suffered from chronic asthma since he was 18 months old. His whole life he took strong medicine like cortisones, to compete the asthma. At times the side effects were as bad as the sickness, Manfred says.
    ...

  • DIVA short film, audience reactions

    DIVA, 13min., France, Dramedy
    Directed by Christopher Mack
    What would you do to be a star? On a film with no budget? Audrey, a working actor, is determined to follow her dreams to shine, but finds herself up against growing challenges. Diva is a timely, comedic, and sharp commentary on working in...

  • The Fourth short film, audience reactions

    THE FOURTH, 12min., USA, Drama
    Directed by Johnny Kirk
    Eager to celebrate the 4th of July, a group of young black and Latino friends experience a police encounter that shatters the meaning of the holiday.

    https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8211614/

    Director Statement
    Sometimes the best arguments woul...

  • CHYHENU short film, audience reactions

    CHYHENU, 23min., USA, Fantasy/Romance
    Directed by Marlon O Lee
    A single person, Chyhenu, meets a potential partner
    In a beautiful and surrealistic collision of Nordic and Japanese cultures. These two eccentric characters share an inner connection that parts their clouds and returns blue skies to ...

  • OUT OF TIME short film, audience reactions

    OUT OF TIME, 9min,. France, Drama
    Directed by Delpline Montaigne
    This time, Felix is risking a lot. The director summoned his mother and threatened to deny him the access to the establishment. But what could Felix have done? And what kind of establishment is it exactly?

    https://www.unifrance.org...

  • SALVAR short film, audience reactions

    SALVAR, 29min., South Korea, Crime/Mystery
    Directed by Sangwook Ahn
    Su-hyeong, who visited the shrine after asking around to find his missing mother, meets Grandmother Shin, a shaman, there. She says he was possessed by an evil, so he needs a salpuri(exorcism). In the process, it turns out that h...

  • IN THE VALLEY OF THE MOON short film, audience reactions

    IN THE VALLEY OF THE MOON, 29min,. USA, Crime/Action
    Directed by Luca Massimiliano Pizzoleo
    In the Valley of the Moon, follows a young man working as a hitman for the Italian mob in 1977. He takes a job in Petaluma, California, posing as a potential buyer at an open house to confront the realtor ...