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Wednesday, August 26 • 8:00pm - 10:10pm
Documentary Shorts #2

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Screen 2 is sponsored by AIDS Alabama.

A Song Can Change A Life
Documentary Short - Black Lens
16.5 Minutes
Dir: Warren Matson
USA
In this little known history of America’s first Black Country Western duo, a theme of reconciliation addresses race relations and an end of estrangement between a father and son.

Dafa Metti
Documentary Short - Black Lens
14.5 Minutes
Dir: Tal Amiran
UK/France
Under Paris' glittering Eiffel Tower, undocumented Senegalese migrants sell miniature souvenirs of the monument to support their families back home. Far from their loved ones and hounded by the police, each day is a struggle through darkness in the City of Lights.

Coby and Stephen are in Love
Documentary Short
28 Minutes
Dir: Carlo Nasisse and Yuanyuan Yang
USA
Coby Yee, a 92 year old retired nightclub dancer and icon from San Francisco Chinatown, and Stephen King, an experimental filmmaker 20 years her junior have found an unlikely love in each other through matching outfits, dance, and art.

One in a Million
Documentary Short - Alabama
6.5 Minutes
Dir. Tamika Moore and Lauren Musgrove
USA
Jeremy Harper holds the Guinness World Record for highest number counted out loud: 1 million. It was a strange and challenging journey to get there, with a 24 hour live stream and 89 days spent inside his apartment.

Moving Spirits: History of the Enslaved & Civil Rights: Through Movement, Dance & Song
Documentary Short - Black Lens
32 Minutes
Dir. Jennifer Mizenko and Rhondalyn Peairs
USA
Do you know the stories of the enslaved persons who built the buildings you walk into on a daily basis? What is the ideology behind the symbols we walk by every day? Witness the process of members of the Lafayette/Oxford/University of Mississippi community learn and embody their local history.

Above the Search
Documentary Short - Alabama, Black Lens
3 Minutes
Dir. Sonya Sam Mitchell
USA
Above the Search is a short film composed of uniquely captured photos that portray our journey through life while searching for the key to the mystery of daily existence.

All I Have to Offer You is Me
Documentary Short - Alabama, Black Lens
14 Minutes
Dir. Dillon Hayes
USA
In 1990, Larry Callies was an aspiring country-western singer on the verge of signing a record deal with MCA Nashville, but when he developed a degenerative vocal cord disease that took his voice and ended his singing career, he had to start over completely.

Engage Earth
Documentary Short
15.5 Minutes
Dir. James Choi
Brazil
A look inside Brazilian artist Denise Milan and her long ongoing work with stones leading to an impactful art program in Heliópolis, one of the largest favelas in the Americas located outside of Sao Paulo.

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Wednesday August 26, 2020 8:00pm - 10:10pm CDT
Screen 2 - The Grand River Drive-In at The Backyard
  Shorts, Documentary