Extraordinary People

Extraordinary People
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Saturday, June 23, 1:30 PM
Camelot Theatres
EXTR2012
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Extraordinary People
90 Minute Running Time
Program: ShortFest Film Packages

Welcome to the worlds of nine extraordinary people with a mission in life. Their stories, explored in this package of four striking biopics spanning the gamut of tales and topics, are engaging and engrossing in equal measures.


Packaged Films...


Poetry of Resilience   

Poetry of Resilience
USA, 2011, 40 min.
Six international poets who individually survived Hiroshima, the Holocaust, China's Cultural Revolution, the Kurdish Genocide in Iraq, the Rwandan Genocide, and the Iranian Revolution share through their words the restorative gift of poetry—a collective voice that illuminates our shared human experi... more



The Record Breaker   

The Record Breaker
Denmark, 2012, 24 min.
Climbing Machu Picchu on stilts is not for everybody, but it suits Ashrita Furman just fine. Furman holds the official record for the most Guinness World Records by one individual, and he has set his sights on one more for the books.... more



Up the Valley and Beyond   

Up the Valley and Beyond
USA, 2011, 15 min.
Obsessions have rarely burned as bright, or as big, as they did for Russ Meyer, purveyor of large breasted women, responsible for an entire genre of films including “Faster Pussycat, Kill! Kill! Kill!”, “Vixen!” and “Beyond the Valley of the Dolls”. In this historical narrative, the early days of Me... more



The Vacuum Kid   

The Vacuum Kid
USA, 2011, 11 min.
Few things are as unexpected as a 12-year-old boy who collects, dreams about, and can’t wait to use… vacuum cleaners. Meet Kyle Krichbaum, who is not only an extraordinary person, but a thoroughly delightful one as well.... more



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