Awards Buzz Documentary Shorts Program 1

Awards Buzz Documentary Shorts Program 1
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Awards Buzz Documentary Shorts Program 1
127 Minute Running Time
Programs: 2007 Best of Fest, Awards Buzz - Documentary Short Film

Director Ruby Yang’s The Blood of Yingzhou District (39 min.) is a year in the life of AIDS orphans from China’s Anhui Province. In Lori Benson’s Dear Talula (34 min.), a mother is diagnosed with breast cancer shortly after the birth of her daughter. The Diary of Immaculée (38 min.) chronicles the life of a young woman who survived the slaughter in Rwanda, directed by Peter LeDonne. Karen Epperlein’s Phoenix Dance (16 min.) tells the story of a dance who returns to the stage after losing his leg to cancer.

Program Note: Director Nathaniel Kahn’s short-listed documentary Two Hands (18 min.) features pianist Leon Fleisher, who, at the height of his career lost the ability to play with his right hand. It will be screened with the documentary feature When Pigs Fly. (Friday, January 5, 4:45 pm and Sunday, January 7, 10:15am)


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The Blood of Yingzhou District   

The Blood of Yingzhou District
China, 2006, 39 min.
The Blood of Yingzhou District follows a year in the life of AIDS orphans from China’s Anhui Province.... more



Dear Talula   

Dear Talula
USA, 2006, 34 min.
In Lori Benson’s Dear Talula, a mother is diagnosed with breast cancer shortly after the birth of her daughter. ... more



The Diary of Immaculée   

The Diary of Immaculée
USA, 2006, 38 min.
The Diary of Immaculée chronicles the life of a young woman who survived the slaughter in Rwanda, directed by Peter LeDonne.... more



Phoenix Dance   

Phoenix Dance
USA, 2006, 16 min.
Karen Epperlein’s Phoenix Dance tells the story of a dancer who returns to the stage after losing his leg to cancer.... more



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