Short Documentary Films
Directed by The Runnels Brothers
7 mins, USA
In order to pay for her student loans, new college grad Melissa Myers takes on a job as an assistant at a Philadelphia public brewery, where customers can create their own beers. Knowing absolutely nothing about making beer, Melissa becomes hooked and finds her true calling.
Directed by Ariana Victor & Nate Hochstetler
15 mins, USA
In a country inundated with orphans, one NGO provides refuge for some of the children left behind.
Directed by Sara Seligman
12 mins, Mexico
10-year old Héctor wants to fly like the voladores in his community. His single mother cant afford the costs, but Héctor is determined to achieve his dream, and through hard work and a little help, sets out to do what others in his community have done for generations.
Directed by Chee Wei Tay
5 mins, USA
A reality style/unscripted documentary about taking a chance and reaching out to a stranger in the name of compassion.
Cycle of Change
Directed by Sarah Frei
9 mins, USA
Moved by the lack of opportunity for women and youth in her community, Reina, a young woman from El Salvador, ventures to Guatemala to study pedal-power technology in hopes of finding her life purpose and changing the lives of the people in her community.
Save Our Snowmen | A Film About Climate Change
Directed by Shawn Z.
3 mins, USA
More than 4,000 species of snowmen are threatened every year by climate change. In 2016 alone, large avalanches of snowmen have been seen migrating thousands of miles away from their yards of origin to colder climates. With safe havens like The Global Snowman Sanctuary few and far between, we need your help to provide a cold shelter from the excruciating warmth. The planet cant wait and neither can they.
Joshua Tree: Threatened Wonderland
Directed by Bill Wisneski
14 mins, USA
With its mysterious rock formations and iconic trees, Joshua Tree National Park provides a haven for those seeking inspiration. But with current threats from air pollution, fire, and climate change, scientists predict the majority of Joshua Trees may be gone in less than eighty years. Can anything save this amazing wonderland?
Directed by Roxanne Messina Captor
4 mins, USA
As the role of American women in uniform brings them continually closer to combat operations and the nature of modern war blurs the difference between front and rear operations, many returning women veterans are confronted with challenges during deployment which may change the way they return to life at home.
When women veterans return from tour, they are faced with the challenge of re-adapting to life at home and family life while dealing with issues such as PTSD, physical disabilities, navigating the VA, homelessness, and disenfranchised families. These women speak for themselves about their trials and tribulations, their hopes and dreams, their frustrations and achievements. Homecoming will tells the stories of these women veterans wives and mothers as they navigate the new battlefieldThe Home-Front.
The Warner Grand Theatre (View)
478 W. 6th Street (at Pacific)
San Pedro, CA 90731