Award-Winning Documentaries

Award-Winning Documentaries
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Wednesday, June 20, 1:30 PM
Camelot Theatres
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Award-Winning Documentaries
85 Minute Running Time
Program: ShortFest Film Packages

It’s become a tradition at ShortFest to showcase a selection of the best new short documentaries from around the world in a package encompassing award-winners from this year’s festival circuit. Join us for this enjoyably eclectic sampling of great new non-fiction short films, as we celebrate the documentary genre with a salute to the art of the true story.


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Cutting Loose   

Cutting Loose
Scotland, 2011, 29 min.
In this multiple award-winning doc, Francis, who is soon-to-be released from prison, and his fellow competitors in the annual Scottish Prison Service hairdressing competition dream not only of victory but of starting over on the outside. ... more



Elliott Erwitt: 'I Bark at Dogs'   

Elliott Erwitt: 'I Bark at Dogs'
USA, 2011, 12 min.
Marilyn Monroe, Jackie Kennedy, Che Guevara, and some really cute dogs – all of these and more have been subjects of the celebrated photographer Elliott Erwitt, responsible for some of the most enduring and captivating images of the last 60 years. Winner: Best Documentary, Aspen Shortsfest ... more



Grandmothers   

Grandmothers
United Kingdom, 2011, 9 min.
This animated documentary brings to life in vivid detail the remarkable grandmothers who have courageously fought for the truth about their relatives who were “disappeared” by the Argentine military dictatorship of the 1980s. Winner: Best Animation, Aspen Shortsfest... more



Mr. Christmas   

Mr. Christmas
USA, 2011, 15 min.
Bruce Mertz is the kind of guy who lights up the lives of those around him -- quite literally -- when every holiday season he transforms his house into a beacon with 50,000 colorful lights and himself into Mr. Christmas.... more



The Perfect Fit (Scotland)   

The Perfect Fit (Scotland)
Scotland, 2011, 9 min.
When ballet dancers gracefully glide across the stage, chances are no one is thinking too much about the shoes on their feet. In this engaging South by Southwest-winning doc, meet the perfectionist shoemakers who make ballet dancers dreams come true.... more



Written in Ink   

Written in Ink
Poland, 2011, 11 min.
Beautifully shot, this poignant character study follows a Polish man who tries to reconnect with his brother and sister after years behind bars. Winner: Abu Dhabi Film Festival Best Short Documentary... more



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