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Way Of The Shepherd
Away from his family for up to 3 years at a time, Peruvian shepherd, Christian Aliaga works the hillsides of northern California with a massive herd of goats and two exceptional Border Collies. Together they roam the land conducting wildfire mitigation with their old-world, natural approach to vegetation management. Christian shares his affinity for nature, the animals he works with, and a glimpse at his timeless trade in the modern age.
9 min. | USA | Documentary Short
PSCC March 21, 2 pm Theatre 2
Weather Forecast: Augmented
A girl works in a weather forecast studio on a stormy day. While cleaning the studio and trying out equipment while no one's around, she stumbles upon an augmented weather system that not only projects satellite imagery in three dimensions but also has the power to alter the forecasted weather.
4 min. | TAIWAN | Animation
PSCC March 22, 2:30 pm Theatre 2
Wings Of Dust
Vidal Merma, a Quechua Indigenous journalist, champions the voice of the indigenous K'ana Nation, a People whose wellbeing and natural resources suffer from the poisoning of aggressive mineral mining. With rivers reduced to dust, and the remaining water contaminated, the people of Espinar demand accountability, and an immediate end to the unsolicited practices destroying their home.
25 min. | ITALY | Documentary Short
PSCC March 21, 11:30 am Theatre 2
We Are Flying Stars
The civil war in Sierra Leone (1991-2002) not only killed more than 50,000 people, it also led to thousands of innocent civilians having legs, arms or hands forcibly amputated by rebel soldiers. Or removed by landmines.
8 min. | NEW ZEALAND | Documentary Short
PSCC March 23, 4:30 pm Theatre 2
Woman In The Mirror
Nestled in a small New England town is a powerhouse of a ballet school. Its genesis includes the dramatic story of a prima ballerina defecting from the Soviet Union, her tenuous climb to personal and artistic freedom. In a story revealed in dance studio mirrors, Alexandra, a graduate of the prestigious Vaganova Academy and a driven ballerina is leading a diverse group of ballet students in their difficult journey to become professional dancers.
72 min. | USA | Documentary Feature
PSCC March 23, 2:30 pm Theatre 3
We Exist: Queer Resistance
Young queer and trans adults in Southern Appalachia, a region that is famously politically hostile to LGBTQ+ people, discuss what community they’ve found in their area, why they choose to stay, and how they’re fighting back.
14 min. | USA | Documentary Short
PSCC March 24, 4:30 pm Theatre 2
Kacie Faith Kress
Women In Aviation
From Amelia Earhart to Ellen Ochoa and beyond, they have honed the possibilities of what women can accomplish in a field traditionally dominated by men. Living by the belief, “You can’t be what you can’t dream.” The first Latina in space, commander of an air test base, commander of a space shuttle, the fastest Air Race speed record, the hero of Southwest Flight 380, and many more.
43 min. | USA | Documentary Feature
PSCC March 25, 11 am Theatre 1
Won't Give Up
Every social justice movement has a song that serves as an anthem for the movement. Why is there no anthem for the climate movement? Critically acclaimed drag queen and vocalist Pattie Gonia joined 19-time Grammy award-winning cellist Yo-Yo Ma and Indigenous trans musician and Tiny Desk Contest winner Quinn Christopherson to write a climate change anthem.
5 min. | USA | Music Video
PSCC March 23, 6:30 pm Theatre 1
Xin Ping's Sailing Journey
Besides the discomfort caused by the winds and waves, a girl will faces the complex rules of sailing and competition with her peers. As we follow the girl's shaky journey through her early adolescence, she must endure physical discomfort, inevitable competition in group life, and various tests such as not meeting her own expectations in order to reach the satisfying feeling of enjoying the wind and sailboat. Will she be able to succeed with a calm heart?
13 min. | TAIWAN | Documentary Short
PSCC March 24, 11:00 am Theatre 1