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Man Of Arran

Man Of Arran

In step with these times and in tune with his environment: - it’s a homage to the craggy, rugged, wild Irish coastline. A gentle celebration of empathy and humility from an 82 year old swimmer pushing himself to impossible lengths in communion with nature and with compassion for a friends grief.

Paul McCambridge

20 min. |  N. Ireland  |  Documentary Short

PSCC March 24, 12 pm Theatre 3

Mary Pickford

Mary Pickford: A Blessing And A Curse

She was more than a pioneer, she was a jack-of-all-trades: world-famous star, producer and formidable businesswoman, screenwriter and director in the shadows, studio boss, Mary Pickford alone embodied the entire legend of cinema and the advent of women in that particular era.

Clara & Julia Kuperberg,

53 min.  |  FRANCE  |  Documentary Feature

PSCC March 24, 7:00 pm Theatre 2

Mercy

Mercy

After losing her leg, a young girl becomes a passionate advocate for disability rights, facing unexpected challenges in her fight for a more inclusive society.

Xinyue Wu

15 min.| CHINA | Documentary Short

PSCC March 21, 11:30 am  Theatre 2

Minor Setback

Minor Setback

Take a trip into this music video for 2 time Grammy nominee Jay Watson (of Tame Impala) and Ambrose Kenny-Smiths (of King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard) song "Minor Setback" through a world of hand painted 35mm film and 3D animation.

Jake Armstrong

4 min. |  AUSTRALIA  |  Music Video

PSCC March 23, 6:30 pm  Theatre 1

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My Dear Mr. Whitman

An illumination of an 1872 letter of adoration sent to American poet Walt Whitman by a young British writer named Bram Stoker, years before he would find fame as the author of the novel "Dracula." The letter has since become the focus of much historical conjecture.

Jeremiah Dickey

2 min. | USA  |  Animation

PSCC, March 24, 4:00 pm Theatre 1

Mano

Manō

Witness the human impact on sharks and coral reefs, as seen through the eyes of a Tiger Shark in Hawaiian waters over hundreds of millions of years.

Brittany Biggs

5 min. |  USA  |  Documentary Short

PSCC March 24, 1:30 pm Theatre 1

Meddington Hills

Meddington Hills (ADULTS ONLY)

In the affluent suburb of Meddington Hills, four bored teenagers go to one of their houses. Ready to take the next step in their relationships, Monica and Stella hatch a plan to accelerate their sexual experience by playing Truth or Dare with their boyfriends.

Jeanette Jeanenne

10 min. |  USA  |  Animation

PSCC March 22, 9:00 pm  Theatre 2

Merman

Merman

A 58 year-old black queer man speaks about his life as an emergency nurse, leather title holder and civil rights advocate.

Sterling Hampton IV

11 min. | USA | Documentary Short

PSCC March 23, 4:00 pm Theatre 1

Monk Seishin

Monk Seishin

In the 19th century, a rice merchant encounters a mother who tries to buy rice in exchange for her own child's clothes. The merchant becomes Monk Seishin and relieves the islanders of Miyajima from poverty by digging wells and starting the wooden ladle industry.

Ryotaro Miyajima

3 min.  |  JAPAN  |  Animation

PSCC March 22, 2:30 pm Animation

Martin Shapes

Martin Shapes

Surfboard shaper Josh Martin navigates a complicated path towards mastery and self-acceptance.

Brian Olliver

10 min. |  USA |  Documentary Short

PSCC March 25, 11:30 am Theatre 2

Meet Me At The Creek

ᏗᏂᏠᎯ ᎤᏪᏯ Meet Me At The Creek

A story of interconnectedness and Cherokee values through the lifelong fight of Rebecca Jim, a Cherokee Nation citizen and Waterkeeper Warrior, as she leads the effort to restore Tar Creek located in Miami, Oklahoma. U.S. government officials have designated Tar Creek as “irreversibly damaged,” but Rebecca refuses to accept that.

Loren Waters

9 min. |  USA  |  Documentary Short

PSCC March 23, 7:00 pm

Meteor

Meteor

The international "women, life, freedom" protest movement with the challenges faced by the LGBTQ community in Iran, makes for a poignant and emotional ode to friendship and a tribute to those who continue to suffer in their home country.

Atefeh Khademolreza

10 min. | IRAN | Documentary Short

PSCC March 23, 4 pm Theatre 1

Mountain Spirit

Mountain Spirit

Explore the works of Kuei-Chih Lee, his thinking and his process, and an inspiration to reflect on the link between sky, earth, and people.

Aaron Brookner

19 min. | USA | Documentary Short

PSCC March 21, 2:30 pm Theatre 3

My Vagina

My Vagina (ADULTS ONLY)

PTA Prez Keli Pam Convoy is the perfect mother who does everything perfectly except this one little thing...she accidentally sent a picture of her vagina to her manny (male nanny), who also happens to be an assistant teacher at the school. Can Keli come back from this disastrous faux pas? Will she be able to show her puss (her face!) at the next bake sale?

4 min. |  USA |  Animation

PSCC March 22, 9 pm Theatre 2

Shannon Burkett, Neil Burns

Non-fungible Aotearoa

Non-fungible Aotearoa

See how NFTs and Nouns DAO are transforming people’s lives in New Zealand.

12 min.  | NEW ZELAND |  Documentary Short

PSCC March22, 7 pm Theatre 2

Leo Clark Ribeiro

One-Minute Mistake

One-Minute Mistake

A collection of eight shorts based on the theme error; be it in science, taste, decisions or personal choice.
The individual directors are Jim Blashfield, Chel White, Martin Cooper, Marilyn Zornado, Janet Perlman, Diane Obomsawin, Chris Hinton, and Joan Gratz

15 min.  |  USA |  Animation

PSCC March 22, 2:30 pm Theatre 3

Joan Gratz

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No American Left Behind

An examination of the under-funding of reservation schools and our neglect of Native Americans and their right to a proper education.

4 min. |  USA |  Documentary Short

PSCC March 21, 11:30 am Theatre 1

Ayush Talukder, Shreya Talukder

Nothing Else Matters

Nothing Else Matters

At just 34 years old, Patrick Behan, the head boys’ basketball coach at St. John's College High School in Washington DC, was diagnosed with ALS. He was given just a year to live. While adjusting to the diagnosis and the devastating effects that comes with it, basketball has become a form of medicine for Patrick, as he looks to win his first championship in the most competitive high school basketball league in the country.

22 min. |  USA |  Documentary Short

PSCC March 22, 1:30 pm Theatre 1

Alexandra Nolen

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Onnamusha

When Okami, a young Warrior witnesses her Brother's murder at the hands of a merciless Ruler, with the help of Piero and Akari she must decide whether she will take her revenge, or if she will absolve The Ruler and begin anew.

6 min. |  USA  |  Animation

PSCC March 22, 2:30 pm Theatre 3

Ryan Lopez

Nobnarb

Nodnarb Namztruk (ADULTS ONLY)

A nonlinear journey of a young woman exploring her sexuality through a prism of fantasies and memories she is experiencing while dreaming in sleep.

3 min. | ARMENIA  |  Animation

PSCC March 22, 9 pm Theatre 2

Ani Manukyan

Oasis

Oasis

At the dawn of their teenage years, Raphaël and Rémi are twins who see their fusional attachment crumble while one of them, suffering from an increasingly marked disability, remains a prisoner of childhood. During one last summer surrounded by nature, time seems to want to stand still.

14 min. | CANADA | Documentary short

PSCC March 24, 2 pm Theatre 2

Justine Martin

Our Ukrainian Sky

Our Ukrainian Sky

An unlikely group of lawyers with no previous humanitarian experience drive used pickup trucks into an active warzone.

13 min. |  USA  |  Documentary Short

PSCC March 25, 2:30 pm Theatre 3

Bobby Roth

Our Wellbeing

Our Wellbeing, Our Way

8 min. | AUSTRALIA | Animation

PSCC March 22, 11:30 am Theatre 2

Luisa Mitchell, Radheya Jegatheva

Indigenous Australian’s holistic and interconnected ways of experiencing wellbeing is brutally disrupted by British colonisers, leading to negative intergenerational trauma and systemic disadvantage.

Pirouette

Pirouette

3 min. |  GERMANY  |  Animation

PSCC March 23, 2:30 pm Theatre 3

Ciara Borgards

A metal ballerina is standing on a turning platform supported by a frame inside a music box. But suddenly her support breaks, her music box closes and the ballerina finds herself in a strange world.

Puffling

Puffling

20 min. | UK | Documentary Short

PSCC March 24, 1:30 pm Theatre 1

Jessic Bishopp

Over one night Birta and Selma take it upon themselves to counteract the human impact on nature, exchanging night-time parties for puffin patrol, in a coming-of-age story of young adults and pufflings alike.

Ripple

Ripple

14 min. |  USA |  Documentary Short

PSCC March 24, 2 pm Theatre 2

Michael McCourt

Rae Ripple, a welder from the outskirts of West Texas transforms neglected metal into works of art and in the process finds healing from her traumatic past

Room For Two

Room For Two (ADULTS ONLY)

14 min. | CHINA | Documentary Short

PSCC March 22, 9 pm Theatre 2

Ej Yeh

Explore the subtle intimate relationship of youth through the lenses of two close friends. Yet, the narrative takes an unforeseen twist when I injured myself, adding an unexpected layer to our shared story.

Passing Through

Passing Through

93 min. | USA | Documentary Feature

PSCC March 23, 2:00 pm Theatre 2

Sarah June Remetch

A tiny abandoned desert town is revived by a colony of artists, bringing awareness to the ecological disaster and impending doom of the Salton Sea. Bombay Beach has a harsh environment and is no stranger to death, but despite all odds, the town is kept alive and thriving through the power of community.

Pressure And Release

Pressure And Release

28 min. |  AUSTRALIA  |  Documentary Short

PSCC March 24, 5 pm Theatre 3

Pete Ward

Knowing first-hand that horses have incredible power to interface with humans on a profound level, Juli uses her herd of gentle horses to connect with the young people at risk of being left behind by society. But as the scale of the problems in the Kimberley become apparent, Juli must come to terms that the road ahead will be long and difficult.

Reckoning

Reckoning

19 min.  |  USA  |  Documentary Short

PSCC March 24, 4:30 pm Theatre 2

S. Narayanan, L. Price, A. Cabacungan

Township High School District 214 is the second-largest public high school district in Illinois; explore the district's pursuits toward racial equity. .


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Pride In Our Steps

Pride In Our Steps

2 min. | USA | Animation

PSCC March 23, 4 pm Theatre 1

Jonathan Riles

Artists of the LGBTQIA+ community step forward to recite an animated poem reflecting their ideas of freedom.

Red Snow

Red Snow

8 min. | ISRAEL | Animation

PSCC March 25, 2:30 pm Theatre 3

Jonathan Dumosch

Arthur fears losing his son, whose serving in a military operation. This brings up repressed memories from Arthur's past as a mercenary.

Rodney And The River

Rodney And The River

21 min.  | USA | Documentary Short

PSCC March 25, 1:30 pm Theatre 1

David Gantz

In a small verdant strip of the concrete Los Angeles River, the riverbed has been allowed to grow wild. In this tiny wilderness oasis in the heart of the city, Rodney lives off the land. By examining the city's relationship with this natural resource turned piece of infrastructure, the film explores what it means to be free and human in a modern city.

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