2021 FILMS F-K Go to DocsNow+ March 26th
Fish In A Barrel
87 min. | USA | Documentary Feature
John Wellington Ellis
An inside look at where the NRA gets some of its funding as well as detailing the Russian influence scheme to help Trump win the 2016 election, and presents a compelling case for why the NRA should lose its tax-exempt status.
9 min. | USA | Documentary Short
Under the leadership of its first and only president, Sinte Gleska University on South Dakota's Rosebud Reservation has been a model for Indian-controlled education for 50 years, paving the way for other tribal colleges with a series of historic accomplishments and an eye towards continued innovation.
From Fat Lolli To 6 Pack Lolli
94 min. | USA | Documentary Feature
Having been obese his entire life, real estate mogul and multimillionaire, Anthony Lolli has accepted his greatest challenge to date. Follow this inspiring journey as he sheds 125lbs in only 9 months leading to a fitness competition where he shows the world that nothing is unachievable. Through blood, sweat, and tears,
A boy helps his parents prepare their home for an evacuation, so too do the animals prepare their homes: a wombat clears his burrow of debris, a finch tidies her nest; flocks of birds begin their migrations to safer skies. The boy and his kelpie sit on the porch, watching on with trepidation.
6 min. | AUSTRALIA | Animation
Follow several women living in the North Caucasus as they struggle to survive in today's world of new found feminism while examining the context of national traditions and religion through the prism of stories of their lives.
41 min. | RUSSIA | Documentary Feature
Growing A Vision
Willow Crossing Farm is located in Johnson, Vermont, where the Long Trail and the Lamoille River meet. It’s a plot of land dedicated to creating a working ecosystem of herbs, vegetables, berries, fruits, nut trees, rice paddies and hemp. Keith Morris calls the farm, “a working, cooking experiment, a plant collection and a fool’s errand.”
12 min. | USA | Documentary Short
Golem And Poncho Paint Illinois
Graffiti writing brought "Golem" and "Poncho" together in high school. The 20-year-olds have transitioned more into street art, and Poncho recently developed a new character. In November, he brought his buddy to collaborate on a wall in the suburbs, and I tagged along to learn about the value they get from their art and to see how it's done.
2 min. | USA | Documentary Short
For some it’s a passion and for others it’s a matter of achieving professional success. The youngest of all have to face a big decision - whether to engage themselves into this dangerous and demanding sport or to remain a observer.
5 min. | POLAND | Documentary Short
King Phillip's Belt
For the first time in almost 300 years the Mashpee and Aquinnah Native Wampanoag people are weaving a new ceremonial wampum belt in hopes this belt will call out to the legendary belt once worn by Sachem King Philip (Metacom). Upon his death at the hands of the colonists at the end of bloody war the belt was sent to the king of England but never arrived - lost to history.
19 min. | USA, RSA | Documentary Short
Fermin Rojas, Bruce Donnelly
Just For The Record
In an abandoned attic, a dictaphone robot REC desperately tries to connect to тхе bird that stops on its window. Using his play button to say something, he finds himself shocked by the content and scares the bird away. He rushes to make her come back, to record over his "own voice" before his battery leaks.
7 min. | SERBIA | ANIMATION
Kiss The Ground
Using compelling graphics and visuals, along with striking NASA and NOAA footage, the film artfully illustrates how, by drawing down atmospheric carbon, soil is the missing piece of the climate puzzle. Narrated in part by Woody Harrelson.
85 min. | USA | Documentary Feature
Josh Tickell, Rebecca Tickell