Category: Short Documentary

Bruce Jackson Retrospective Photo Exhibition & Short Documentary (NOW on PBS)

Photography & Film Exhibition. Short Film now on PBS   “Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the united states, or any place subject to their jurisdiction.”  —Thirteenth Amendment, Section 1, U.S. Constitution. (Ratified 1865)   EVENT DETAILS: Join us for the opening reception for… Read more →

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GOODBYE, HOME (Stories of Change) // Drawing Lines 2015

    Drawing Lines is funded by Artplace America, supported by the City of Austin, and spans from 2015 – 2016.   Expanding on her exploration of the intersections of race, economics, and geography in La Loma (Or the Place Sometimes Called Hungry Hill), filmmaker & documentarian Deborah S. Esquenazi produces three experimental vignettes from District Two to examine who in Austin is most… Read more →

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La Loma – Short Documentary // ThinkEAST/Fusebox Festival/Artplace America (WATCH NOW)

  LA LOMA (OR THE PLACE SOMETIMES CALLED HUNGRY HILL) Visit FuseboxFestival.com for more info. Download Press Kit.  ** Commissioned by FUSEBOX FESTIVAL & ThinkEAST and told through the simple metaphor of two teens from an under-served neighborhood walking to school, this bilingual short documentary illuminates the intersection of race, economics, criminality, and education in one of the fastest growing,… Read more →

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The Kellers

Dan Keller, a daycare operator falsely convicted of child molestation during the national “satanic ritual abuse” panic of a generation ago, is an old man now, recently freed after years in prison, and bearing somber witness to a panic few young Americans remember, but which they cannot afford to forget.  Visit film website.  ABOUT: Dan Keller and his wife, Fran,… Read more →

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The Farm :: Inside the Anchor Home for Boys (Watch it Now)

Produced for the Juvenile Justice Information Exchange (JJIE.org) with support from the Fund for Investigative Journalism Throughout the 1960’s and 70’s, an independent Baptist preacher named Lester Roloff established a series of rehab homes dubbed “The Farm” for troubled youth and adults. The homes were continually accused of abuse, and in some cases, torture. This retrospective piece uses found footage to take a… Read more →