2022 FILMS R-S Go here for Passes

AmericanDocs_2022_Laurels.jpg

R

A

 |    | 

P

S

Removal_edited.jpg

Removal

"The Trail Of Years" is a part of history that cannot be forgotten.

3 min.  |  USA  | Animation

PSCC April 7, 11 am

Doug McMains

Roger Corman.jpg

Roger Corman, Pope Of Pop Cinema

Many award-winning directors took their first steps while working for him, from Francis Coppola to Ron Howard, as well as Peter Bogdanovich, Martin Scorsese, Steven Spielberg and Joe Dante. He influenced the New Hollywood and contemporary moviemaking to such an extent that the term “Corman school” was coined after him.  We shall honor this great gentleman during our 11th Annual event.

52 min. | FRANCE | Documentary Feature

PSCC April 7, 7:00 pm (OPENING NIGHT FILM)

Bertrand Tessier

Rawr Rawr Land.jpg

Rawr Rawr Land

Amidst the end of the world, one dinosaur wants to take shelter, and one wants to dance the night away.

2 min. |  USA |  Animation

PSCC April 9, 4:30 pm

Antonio Montilla

Rez Metal.jpg

Rez Metal

Follow the heavy metal scene on Navajo reservations where many youths have grown disaffected as a result of endemic poverty and high rate of suicides.

75 min. | USA | Documentary Feature

PSCC April 9, 9 pm

Ashkan Soltani Stone

Sadeh.jpg

Sadeh

What does it mean to [let land] rest? This is the question on the mind of Felix, a queer climate activist who moved to the first Jewish farm in the UK after becoming disabled.

3 min.  |  UK  |  Documentary Short

PSCC April 7, 12 pm & April 10, 4:30 pm

Jessica Benhamou

Red, The Color Within.jpg

Red, The Color Within

Dannae, a young artist, is in search of red paint in order to finish a canvas she’ll be presenting soon, but as the only art supply store near her is closed, and with time against her, the night presents an offer that brings out her real nature.

5 min. |  PERU |  Animation

PSCC April 11, 11 am

William La Portilla

Roberto.jpg

Roberto

15 years have passed and Roberto is still in love with his neighbor, but she prefers to hide ashamed of her body. With his art and an old clothesline as the only ways of communication, Roberto has a plan to push his beloved for face her monsters at once.

9 min. | SPAIN | Animation

PSCC April 9, 5 pm

Carmen Córdoba González

Save Ralph.jpg

Save Ralph

A day in the life of a cosmetic test rabbit.

4 min.  |  UK  |  Animation

PSCC April 11, 1:30 pm

Spencer

Shoom's Odyssey.jpg

Shoom's Odyssey

Shooom, a baby owl, hatches just as a storm turns the bayou surrounding her tree upside down. No sooner has she fallen from her nest, then the little fledgling totters off into the mangrove, pushing a second egg from the brood along with her. Come hell or high water, she’s determined to find a mother... even if that mom turns out to be an alligator or a raccoon!

26min. | FRANCE   |  Animation

PSCC April 9, 11:30 am

Julien Bisaro

Sombras.jpg

Sombras

A journey across the desert leaves two individuals with hopes and dreams but with a tough decision to make.

10 min. | USA  | Animation

PSCC April 9, 6:30 pm

Marc Sanchez

Sound Of Judgement.jpg

Sound Of Judgement

Avery Harvey and Ebony Pinnix, who grew up experiencing racism in and around Alamance County, fight for their basic constitutional rights as they protest injustice. Counter-protesters celebrate the Confederacy and Donald Trump while antagonizing Black Lives Matter activists. As the 2020 election approaches, May finds himself on a path of radicalization that leads him to the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.

20 min. |  USA | Documentary Short

PSCC

Julla Wall

Still Working 9 To 5_edited.jpg

Still Working 9 To 5

When the highest-grossing comedy,  “9 to 5,” starring Jane Fonda, Dolly Parton, Dabney Coleman and Lily Tomlin, exploded on the cinema screens in 1980, the laughs hid a serious message about women in the office. “Still Working 9 to 5” explores why workplace inequality 40 years later was never a laughing matter.

96 min. | USA  | Documentary Features

PSCC April 9, 7:00 pm

Gary Lane, Camille Hardman

Shoot From The Heart.jpg

Shoot From The Heart

A rollicking evening with renowned filmmakers Haskell Wexler and D.A. Pennebaker and  Chris Hegedus - as seen through the lens of Joan Churchill.  It’s a portrait of Haskell, our friend and mentor, who Churchill and Alan Barker followed during the last ten years of his life. We go on a journey with a man whose life as a cinematographer and activist were inextricably connected.

26 min. | USA | Documentary Short

PSCC April 10, 1:30 pm

Joan Churchill

Songs To The Dead Children_edited.jpg

Songs To The Dead Children

Four testimonies from the Auschwitz concentration camp on the true story of Gisella Perl, the prison gynecologist who helped abort hundreds of inmates to prevent the Nazi officer Dr. Joseph Mengele from using them for her experiments and vivisections.

13 min. | SPAIN | Documentary Short

PSCC April 11, 11:30 am

Eduardo Soutullo

Spirit Of The Peaks.JPG

Spirit Of The Peaks

For Connor, skiing in Ute Territory has always raised questions about being in reciprocity with the land and its people. As a skier who connects with the land through sport, he empathizes with the injustices that have displaced the Utes and ongoing colonization, erasure and extraction impacting the Ute people.

41 min. | USA  | Documentary Short

PSCC

Connor Ryan, Tim Kressin

Smelly Little Town.jpg

Smelly Little Town

Madonna was born in Bay City, Michigan on August 16, 1958, and her connection to the town has been a hot button issue there since her rise to stardom. The mayor used it as a wedge issue during his 1985 re-election campaign. Later, local media turned public opinion against Madonna after comments she made about Bay City on national TV.  Can the city turn its fortunes around?

26 min.  | USA  |  Documentary Short

PSCC April 8, 1:30 pm

Zach Neumeyer

Sophie In Furbyland.jpg

Sophie In Furbyland

Once Sophie received the internal workings of a Furby and had an idea, the way people looked at the toy would never be the same.

8 min.| USA | Documentary Short

PSCC April 11, 11 am

Pacey Hansen

Squirrel Wars_edited.png

Squirrel Wars

A New York artist's obsession makes her the leader of a squirrel war on Facebook. The pressure cooker of quarantine mixed with the polarization of politics intensifies the ire of squirrel lovers everywhere.

9 min. | USA  | Documentary Short

PSCC April 11, 1:30 pm

Jill Morley

Swan Therapy.jpg

Swan Therapy

A bond growsbetween a young woman and a swan and gets stronger as she notices a change within herself.  A change that leads to an invaluable life lesson from her spirit animal.

15 min. | IRELAND | Documentary Short

PSCC April 11, 1:30 pm

Ananya Sharma

Swimming Upstream.jpg

Swimming Upstream

The singer/songwriter portrays the dreamer in this metaphorical and musical dreamscape. Sometimes life feels like we are swimming upstream; a test in determination and tenacity and is played out in our dreams. Reaching for another shape like words making their way through dreams, perhaps, life —in its complexity, makes a surreal experience after all.

5 min. | USA | Animation

PSCC April 9, 4:30 pm

Caren Messing

AmericanDocs_2022_Laurels.jpg

AmDocs 2022

|    | 

PSCC

J

E

AmericanDocs_2022_Laurels.jpg

AmDocs 2022

 |  | 

PSCC

B

G 

.jpg

AmDocs 2022

 |  |

PSCC

L

A

AmericanDocs_2022_Laurels.jpg

AmDocs 2022

 | |

PSCC

A

A

AmericanDocs_2022_Laurels.jpg

AmDocs 2022

. |  | 

PSCC

A

A

AmericanDocs_2022_Laurels.jpg

AmDocs 2022

 |  | 

PSCC

J

W