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Sunday, October 27 • 4:00pm - 5:45pm
Shorts Program 13 - Documentary Shorts 2

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(TRT: 109 min)

ON A WING AND A PRAYER: DOCUMENTING LOUISIANA’S
DISAPPEARING WETLANDS (USA, 9 MIN)
Director: Dominic Gill
Ben Depp is a photographer who devotes his time to recording the disappearing
wetlands of Louisiana from high above aboard paraglider.

MOTHERS OF (CANADA, 22 MIN)
Director: Ross Lai
Teodora del Carmen Vásquez was forced to serve over ten years in jail after
suffering a stillbirth. Now she challenges El Salvador’s abortion regulations.

THE MORTICIAN OF MANILA (UK, 27 MIN)
Director: Leah Borromeo
Orly manages and lives at Eusebio 24hr Funeral Services in Manila, Philippines.
His relationships color the empathy and contempt he holds for the country’s “drug
war”.

MATEO’S STORY (USA, 23 MIN)
Director: Malona P. Badelt
When legally seeking asylum, one year old Mateo is separated from his father by
U.S. immigration. Safety turns into trauma, fear, and irreparable damage.

HE’S STILL FAST (USA, 28 MIN)
Director: Andrew Quinton Holzschuh
Tolassa was an elite runner in Ethiopia before being imprisoned. Twelve years later,
he is a newly resettled refugee in Dallas and signing up for a half-marathon.

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Sunday October 27, 2019 4:00pm - 5:45pm
Hideout Theatre 617 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701

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