2015 Documentary Shorts

/2015 Documentary Shorts
2015 Documentary Shorts2017-03-11T10:34:48+00:00

Country of Origin | Director | Running Time | Film Block* | Screening Time

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THE REINVENTION OF NORMAL

UK | Liam Saint-Pierre | 7:44 | Quirky Shorts | Sun @3:30pm

“Go straight off the wall” said his dad and Dominic does just that. Watch artist/inventor/designer Dominic Wilcox on his quest for new ideas, transforming the mundane and ordinary into something surprising, wondrous and strangely thought-provoking.


COME BACK: LIL IFFY’S FINAL SPELL

USA | Adam Lau |9:18 | Made in Tennessee | Sun @8pm

LiL iFFy is bringing down the curtain on his accidental wizard rap career. But walking out is easy. The hard part is not coming back.


THE LITTLE DEPUTY

Canada | Trevor Anderson |9:00 | Dramatic Shorts |Sun @2pm

Trevor tries to have his photo taken with his father.


EVERYONE HAS A PLACE

USA | Dennis Scholl | 26:58 | Musical Shorts | Thr @7pm

Abyssinian: A Gospel Celebration, composed by Wynton Marsalis, was performed by a unique pairing of the Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra and choir Chorale Le Chateau. The result is a toe-tapping, hand-clapping, musical tapestry that will entertain, uplift, and inspire.


THE TUNES BEHIND THE TOONS

USA | Dave Bossert | 28:00 | Animated Shorts | Sat @2pm

A veritable who’s who of award-winning composers (among them Alan Menken, Randy Newman, Richard Sherman) and other experts share their insights into the role of music in adding character to animation over the decades, from the earliest work of Walt Disney and Carl Stalling right up to today’s CGI wonders.


THE CURSE AND THE SYMPHONY

USA | David Schulte | 19:24 | Musical Shorts | Thr @7pm

Former punk musician Nathan Felix eight-year spent eight years trying to break into the elite world of classical music despite having no formal musical training. Watch as director David Schulte chronicles Nathan’s attempt to get his symphony performed by a full orchestra for the first time.