OFFICIAL SELECTION (3rd Edition)

17-27 December, 2016

AN AMERICAN QUILT-STITCHING TOGETHER OUR 9/11 MEMORIES
Directed by: Roz Sohnen
 
Category: Documentary
Year & Country: 2016, United States
 
Duration: 31 min
 
SynopsisSIX FAMILIES AFTER LOSING LOVED ONES IN 9/11, SHARE THEIR STORIES AND CREATE QUILT PANELS TO MEMORIALIZE THEIR LOVED ONES AND IN THE PROCESS BEGIN TO HEAL.
 
Website: https://www.facebook.com/anamericanquiltfilm
 
 
 
Black Beauty
Directed by: Phillip Edge
 
Category: Documentary 
Year & Country: 2016, United Kingdom
 
Duration: 9 min
 
Synopsis: A young musician at the age of 22, is forced to reflect upon the traumatic event that changed his life, as he attempts to find some solace through fixing his once beloved guitar. 'Black Beauty' was just one of the pieces that were left broken following the terrible accident.
 
Website: N/A
 
 
 
Four Million Threads
Directed by: Jackie Hurwitz
Category: Documentary, Social Issue
 
Year & Country: 2015, United States
 
Duration: 25 min
 
SynopsisAn interactive journey into the world where your clothes are made 
 
Website: http://www.fourmillionthreads.com/
 
 
 
Handicapable
Directed by: Ty Wilson
 
Category: Documentary, Student
 
Year & Country: 2016, United States
Duration: 12 min
 
SynopsisA personal glimpse into the lives of three amputees that highlights both their difficulties and inspiring overcomings. It features a war veteran and Paralympic gold medalist, a meningitis survivor and advocate who had her legs and fingers amputated, and a college freshman born without his left arm who plans to become the first disabled baseball player to play for The University of Texas at Austin.
 
Website: http://handicapabledoc.com/
 
 
 

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