DOCUMENTARY SHORTS

Dir. See List Below | Run time: 89 mins | Rating: NR

HANDMADE FILM (Canada, 5 mins) – Dir. Christina Ienna
Making film by hand is a rarely practiced craft in today’s film industry. Lindsay McIntyre spends three days making the film emulsion she shoots on and then develops herself.
SECOND ASSAULT (USA, 19 min) – Dir. Jillian Corsie and Amy Rosner
When Jillian was 18 years old, she was raped in her college dorm room. Twelve years later, this film follows her on the journey to confront this incident and, in particular, her anger toward the police officer who deemed the assault consensual.
MY DEAD DAD’S PORNO TAPES (USA, 14 mins) – Dir. Charlie Tyrell
Filmmaker Charlie Tyrell seeks to better understand his emotionally distant late-father through the personal belongings he left behind, including a stack of VHS dirty movies.
MARFA (UK, 8 mins) – Dir. Greg McLeod and Myles McLeod
An isolated town in the Texas borderlands. A place out of time. A shrine to minimalist art. Home to a remote festival. A place where unexplained lights tremble in the night sky. And then there’s the giant lemon.
COME AND TAKE IT (USA, 25 mins) – Dir. Ellen Spiro and PJ Raval
After concealed carry of handguns is legalized on the University of Texas campus, Jessica Jin posts clever humor on social media,  and, with the help of a tight-knit group of young female students, a movement is born: The Great Texas Dildo Revolt.
PERSONAL TRUTH (UK, 18 mins) – Dir. Charlie Lyne
In December 2016, an armed man stormed a Washington D.C. pizza parlour in search of a non-existent child sex ring he’d read about online. What can his story teach us about knowledge, belief, and the stories we choose to put our faith in?