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Best of the Fest: Facing Challenges Shorts Program
Sebastopol Center of the Arts
Sebastopol, CA
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Best of the Fest: Facing Challenges Shorts Program
Words in the Margins
Director Sara Mott in attendance
USA, 2012, 14 mins
31 year-old Axel is learning to read for the first time with the help of his friend and tutor, Steve, a Kenyan immigrant.

Down to be Up
USA, 2012, 6 mins
A short documentary following a young woman with Down syndrome and her boundlessly positive outlook on life.

The Netherlands, 2012, 19 mins
Director: Neske Beks
Nine year old Mookie is a secret agent stationed in Amsterdam, where he lives a life full of dreams,excitement and adventure. In everyday life, however, he's struggling with a strange blood disorder with a funny name: sickle-cell anemia. He never behaves like a sick little boy. Mookie isn't afraid of anything.

Just as I Remember
Canada, 2012, 17 minutes
Director: Andrew Moir
When Andrew Moir was four years old his father was told he had ALS with two to five years to live. Now a filmmaker, Andrew finds a young family facing similar circumstances in an effort to re-experience his childhood and learn about his father's experience. Brad has ALS and three young children. He faces a heartbreaking choice that will change his children's futures forever. This short documentary follows Brad and his family as they cope with the challenges of parenting in the face of this devastating disease, exploring it from Andrew's perspective.

Out of Body
USA, 2011, 4 minutes
Director: J. Christian Jensen
An unexpected look at an African American computer scientist and dancer who conspires against death and disease in an unusual way.

Numbers of the Day
USA, 2012, 11 mins
Numbers of the Day follows filmmaker and Type 1 diabetic, Seamus Harte, through his everyday routine with a POV perspective. The audience hears what he's thinking, sees what he's seeing, and feels what he is going through as he makes all of his daily decisions with the ever constant variable of diabetes in mind.


Sebastopol Center of the Arts (View)
282 S High Street
Sebastopol, CA 95472
United States


Film > Festivals
Film > Movies

Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!


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