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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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.