SHORTS 7: DOCUMENTARY 1 PROGRAM

Shorts Documentary Program 63, Boycott | Gavin | Monument | Second Assault | The World Is Round So That Nobody Can Hide In The Corners - Part I: Refuge

  • 91 minutes
  • 63 BOYCOTT 

    Connects the forgotten story of one of the largest northern civil rights demonstrations in 1963 to contemporary issues around race, education, and youth activism. Cast: Timuel Black, Sandra Murray, Rosie Simpson, Natalie Moore, and more...Directed by Gordon Quinn

    GAVIN GRIMM VS. 

    In 2016, transgender teen Gavin Grimm sued his local school board after its members refused to let him use the bathroom of his choice. He was ready to take his case all the way to the Supreme Court—and then the election happened. Cast: Gavin Grimm. Directed by Nadia Hallgren.

    MONUMENT | MONUMENTO 

    At Friendship Park, a unique meeting place along the U.S.–Mexico border, family members and loved ones from both countries can see and speak to each other through a meshed fence, but they cannot touch. Directed by Laura Gabbert.

    SECOND ASSAULT 

    In 2005, Jillian was sexually assaulted on her college campus. After reporting it, she experienced a life-altering encounter with the police. Twelve years later, she embarks on a journey to confront the system that failed her. Cast: Jillian Corsie, Emily Best. Directed by Amy Rosner, Jillian Corsie.

    WORLD IS ROUND SO THAT NOBODY CAN HIDE IN THE CORNERS, THE - PART I: REFUGE 

    The journey of an African gay refugee seeking asylum in Germany. Directed by Leandro Goddinho. 

     

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