Becoming Bulletproof

Becoming Bulletproof

Michael Barnett, 2014, 1 hour 20 minutes
*Official Selection: Documentary Feature
Saturday 3/19 5:30PM

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A diverse group of differently abled people from across the U.S. take on leading roles in a magical rip roaring costume drama Western, filmed on vintage Hollywood locations. This riveting film within a film immerses us in a dynamic, inclusive world of discipline and play, raising questions about why we so rarely see real differently abled actors on the big screen?

Characters of Times Square

Characters of Times Square

Maria del Mar Rosario, 2015, 6 min 17 sec
*Official Selection: Documentary Short
Saturday 3/19 7:30PM

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This short documentary explores the lives of immigrants from Peru who earn their livelihood working long hours in New York’s Times Square, dressed as iconic American cartoon characters, soliciting tips for photos from the many people who frequent this major tourist hub. 

Superjednostka (Super-Unit)

Superjednostka

Teresa Czepiec, 2014, 20 min
*Official Selection: Documentary Short
Friday 3/18 9:00PM

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Superjednostka (Polish for Superunit) is a huge block of flats designed as a ‘housing machine’. Up to three thousand people can live on 15 floors of the building. The lifts only stop every three floors so the residents must go through a maze of corridors and stairs in order to get to their flats. The main characters of the documentary are people living in Superjednostka and going through important moments of their lives there. This is where their emotions throb, their expectations engender, and their desires come true… or not. 762 flat doors and 762 stories. We are opening only a few of them.

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The Exchange

The Exchange

Cam Be, 2014, 58 minutes
*Winner: Best Documentary Feature
Saturday 3/19 7:30PM

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What is a Passport? How does its acquisition affect the traveler? And can it act as a metaphor to transport and expand one’s perspective? Five students from Chicago’s south side travel to Germany, for an art exhibition, that forever changes their perspective on life and their part in the world.

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The Twelve-Foot-Tall Rabbits Of Rokeby Farm

The Twelve-Foot-Tall Rabbits Of Rokeby Farm

Samuel Crow and Rubi Rose, 2014, 22 min 3 sec
*Winner: Best Documentary Short
Saturday 3/19 7:30PM

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Every Year, novice and expert puppet makers alike converge on a farm in New York’s Hudson Valley to build giant-scale puppets for the New York City Village Halloween Parade.  Under the direction of Alex and Sophia, the performance and it’s twelve-foot-tall puppets take a full month to create as their team of volunteers struggles against deadlines, creative chaos and the oncoming threat of Hurricane Sandy, the largest Atlantic storm ever recorded.

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