Short Change - Short Documentaries with Impact
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WON'T PIPE DOWN (USA, 2015, 23 min.)
The residents of Nelson County, Virginia from the inhabitants of a land co-op to a family of distillers unite to fight the extension of the At lantic Coast Pipeline through their land. Their dissent raises key questions of eminent domain, individual rights, and environmental justice. Directed and produced by Marley McDonald, Dan McNew, Abby Riggleman, and Art Pekun.
STOP THE BURNING (USA, 2015, 9 min.)
Led by Jane Goodall, world leaders in government, nonprofit, and business sectors convene at the World Economic Forum form a chorus of voices to help put a stop to deforestation. Directed by Jeff Horowitz. Produced by Avoided Deforestation Partners.
MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE (USA, 2015, 15 min.)
Washington, DC Premiere
After finding fame tracking the retreat of glaciers, photographer James Balog travels to Hawaii's Mauna Loa Observatory to capture evidence of climate change in its most essential, yet elusive form: the air we breathe. Directed by Danny Schmidt and produced by Danny Schmidt and James Balog.
THE SECRETS HELD IN THE ICE (France, 2015, 14 min.)
In 1956, Claude Lorius takes a voyage to Antarctica, where the beauty and mystery of the ice inspires him to become one of the world's great glaciologists. Hand-drawn animation makes his scientific exploits and vital discoveries come to life onscreen. Directed by Loïc Wong.
FLOWER OF THE SEA (Venezuela/Canada, 2015, 24 min.) Washington, DC Premiere
On a Venezuelan island sit the ruins of the first Spanish city in South America, abandoned with the depletion of its pearl beds. A government plan to create a tourist site stalled, and archeologist Jorge Armand finds deeper meaning in this refusal to acknowledge the nation's fraught history. Directed by Jorge Thielen Armand.
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