Documentary Shorts Program 1
Girls Rock! Chicago
Directed By: Sarah Moshman
Written By: Sarah Moshman
A short rockumentary about an all-girl rock and roll camp in Chicago. For one week in the summer, girls ages 8-16 embark on a musical journey, learning guitar, bass and drums, writing their own songs, and performing at a large venue while building self-esteem along the way.
Obligation to Endure
Directed By: Julie Fergus
Written By: Julie Fergus
As the George W. Bush administration gasped its final breaths, it
attempted to shut down the EPA's library system, the world's foremost
source of environmental information. In this age of climate change,
natural disasters, and terrorism, how could this be possible? What
were the real reasons behind the closures?
A Four-Wheeled Fascination: The Evolution of Roller Derby
Directed By: Mary LaVenture
Written By: Mary LaVenture
A Four-Wheeled Fascination chronicles the evolution of roller derby on a global and local scale. Since its creation by Leo Seltzer in the 1930s, the sport's rules and players have changed. From the original banked track to the current flat track leagues, roller derby has seen its fair share of struggles and success, transforming, resurging and melding into its current state.
Directed By: Karin Mak
Written By: Karin Mak
Poisoned by the carcinogen cadmium in the battery factories where they worked, Ren and her comrades engage in a desperate struggle for justice. Red Dust captures rural and urban poverty and the risks involved in speaking up in China. In the face of daunting obstacles that affect their work, health and future, the women persevere.
Marion Stoddart: The Work of 1000
Directed By: Dorie Clark
Written By: Dorie Clark
This short documentary chronicles the life of unlikely activist Marion Stoddart, who lived next to one of America's most polluted rivers. The film documents her transformation from housewife and mother to environmental leader.
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