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CANDIDATO 34, 38min., Peru/Canada, Documentary
Directed by Ryan Marley
Bryan Russell is the first person in the world with Down syndrome to ever run for public office. CANDIDATO 34 is a documentary short that follows Bryan and his campaign team during the 2020 congressional election in Peru as he attempts to convince a reluctant public that he is capable of being a congressman, and an important voice for change.
SHOPPING CART PEOPLE, 20min., USA, Documentary
Directed by Duffy Hecht
Shopping Cart People presents an unflinching exploration of people living in today’s world as homeless and those advocating for them. Stories are told, lives are shared, as a filmmaker delves into a community’s efforts to help those without a voice and protect their belongings. You’ll see interviews with community members and activists as they grapple with this controversial issue.
PLEASE DON'T TURN AWAY, 3min., Australia, Music Video
Directed by Elizabeth Usher
The compelling music video for "Please Don't Turn Away", a song inspired by animal photojournalist and founder of We Animals Media, Jo-Anne McArthur. Written by Elizabeth Usher, performed by MC Pony feat. Leafy Greens, and featuring many of Jo-Anne McArthur's striking photographs.