True Stories

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True Stories
True Stories
104 Minute Running Time
Additional Countries: USA
Program: True Stories

Each of the characters captured in this fascinating series of documentaries about real people is remarkable in their own way, and each of them is anything but ordinary.


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Chicken   

Chicken
USA, 2006, 20 min.
Megan Timonthy, a writer, actress, model and adventurer, suffered a brain hemorrhage in 2003 that left her with a one-word vocabulary: “Chicken.” This documentary is the story of her incredible journey back from her near-fatal stroke—a journey filled with absurdities, heartbreak and triumph.... more



Going Home   

Going Home
USA, 2006, 20 min.
An intimate and deeply personal retelling of a family’s escape from war-torn Vietnam. A mother reveals something at once painful and yet potentially liberating for the entire family.... more



Lot 63, Grave C   

Lot 63, Grave C
USA, 2006, 9 min.
At the 1969 Rolling Stones concert in Altamont, the Hell’s Angel killed a young man named Meredith Hunter, who has become a historical footnote, and at the same time seems has been completely forgotten as an individual.... more



May I Please Speak to Vartan   

May I Please Speak to Vartan
USA, 2006, 10 min.
A story about debt, fear and a phone that won’t stop ringing. When filmmaker Alex Jablonski got a new home phone number he immediately began receiving 30 phone calls a day—all for a man named Vartan. The film chronicles Jablonski's attempt to understand and find the man he had become linked to.... more



Ping Pong Underground   

Ping Pong Underground
USA, 2006, 6 min.
Ping Pong Underground is a hypnotic, poetic, and righteous documentary that explores the polictical lives of two long-time activists intersecting over a game of ping pong.... more



Pluck   

Pluck
USA, 2005, 40 min.
Personal interviews with William F. Buckley Jr., Dick Hyman, Betty Comden, Magnum photographer Burt Glinn, Eileen Ford and many others in their homes.... more



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