2021 FILMS C-E Go to DocsNow+ March 26
Charlie is 10 years old and diagnosed with Aspergers. He is proud of his disgnosis but sometimes he wishes he could be more like the other boys in his class. Feeling different makes him feel left out at times. Because of his Aspergers Charlie struggles with team sports. But he has found two things he loves to do, surfing and dancing. We follow Charlie through ups and downs at this years surf camp.
18 min.| NORWAY | Documentary Short
Call Sign Chaos
Film Film Title: Call Sign CHAOS: Gen. Jim Mattis And The U.S. Marine Corps
Marines served heroically in the Office of Strategic Services (O.S.S.), the World War II predecessor to C.I.A and the U.S. Special Operations Command, and the career of General James Mattis, the recipient of The OSS Society's 2019 William J. Donovan Award®.
12 min. | USA | Documentary Short
Facing kidney failure at the age of 20, Cheyenne's options for a donor are dwindling until an unexpected turn of events presents love and a lifesaving gift. A set of skilled caregivers operate on Cheyenne and her living donor to give her a second chance at a life that had only begun to blossom.
9 min. | USA | Documentary Short
Shane Matthews, Joe Ventura
Ellen Moore speaks to her husband’s ability to inspire and connect a mountain community through his art. Self-taught artist Scott Harrison, a Marine wounded in Vietnam, reflects on his decades-long effort to restore a historic wooden carousel and spread joy in his small mountain community by building a lasting memorial to the tiny music box that helped him escape the horrors of war.
10 min. | USA | Documentary Short
Children Of The Night
A child soldier, craving heroin, with a Kalashnikovs in hand has been involved in more than fifty ISIS wars and conflicts. Balanche is among the first child soldiers to tell his stories and observations of one of the most terrifying wars in the world in full detail, along with his four other companions.
87 min. | IRAN | Documentary Feature
Striving to stay sober, best friends Josh and Cassidy write their traumatic life events into a short film screenplay. The project is jeopardized when Cassidy relapses and has to leave their Southern, faith-based recovery home. The aspiring filmmakers struggle to restore faith in their friendship, their families, and themselves, all while making their short film about the turbulent road of recovery.
90 min. | USA | Documentary Feature
(Full Film Title: David Mirisch, The Man Behind The Golden Stars)
With over a 50-year career in entertainment, David carved out a name for himself as a key publicist for some of Hollywood’s most elite stars. In addition to his professional acumen, David Mirisch is equally known for his philnathropy.
84 min. | BRAZIL | Documentary Feature
Do You See What I See?
From illustrating for Sesame Street to exposing the New World Order, this is the story of the controversial personality David Dees, unofficial artist of conspiracy theory culture. What sent him down the rabbit hole, and is there a path out?
13 min. | USA | Documentary Short
Dreaming Of Jerusalem
An intimate look at the Jewish community in Gondar, Ethiopia, where people have been waiting for 20 years to emigrate to Israel and continue to face discrimination from all sides as they cultivate their Jewish identity.
25 min. | USA, ETHIOPIA | Documentary Short
Peter Decherney, Sosena Solomon
Drum, Don't Dwell
22 min. | USA | Documentary Short
Kyle C. Goings
After struggling intensely with his illness over a number of years — going through a divorce, turning to drugs and alcohol, and becoming distant from his family — Jim finds renewed energy in his life as he begins to play again.
Elmore Leonard: Don't Try To Write
94 mins. | USA | Documentary Feature
Elmore Leonard's career spanned more than half-a-century, this mere genre master created an indelible and timeless America; an America as real as the London of Dickens, the Missouri of Twain, the Monterey of Steinbeck.
Equal Under God
26 mins. | USA | Documentary Short
Andersen Xia, Evan Garcia, Abigail Hodgson
Peter Ogik is a 26-year-old African man with albinism, a skin condition resulting in white hair and pale skin. He’s survived three attempted kidnappings in Uganda, where witchcraft-related rituals threaten the lives of albinos.