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Shorts 1: Be/aring the Elements

September 2 @ 11:45 am 1:15 pm EDT

A collection of documentary shorts. Learn more about the films below.

The Foundry

A five-minute piece of cinematic poetry, with no dialogue, where images of the people working in a Nephi, Utah, foundry convey the multifaceted metaphor of life as a pressure machine.

Director/Producer: Robert Machoian
Producers: Laura Heberton, Scott Christopherson
Music: William Ryan Fritch

2023 | 5 mins | US | Color | πŸ† | Documentary, experimental

The Forgotten Coast

Mother Nature is a formidable defender of this pristine section of the Gulf Coast. Made over the course of the year by Florida State University Film School Cinematography professor, Mark Vargo, the film features locals such as musician Grant Peeples shedding light on what makes our beloved Florida Panhandle home.

Director/Writer: Mark Stephen Vargo
Featuring: Grant Peeples, Gail Fishman, Donald Smith, Meryl Warren, David Harvey, Erika Stone
Music: Sandra Bellingham

2022 | 18 mins | US | English | Color | πŸŠ | Documentary, environmental, local interest

Liminal Times

After life threatening news, a twenty-two-year-old is caught between his youth and adulthood.

Director/Producer: Corey Marr
Producer: Cecelia Hubbard
Featuring: Tanner Roberts, Parker Davidson, Zach Jackson
Music: The Eastern Plain, Alex Kehm

2022 | 14 mins | US | English | Color | 🍊✏️ | Documentary, coming-of-age


A short visual essay that gives voice to victims of terrorism around the world, who share their powerful stories tied to physical objects they hold dear; stories based on memories and emotions to better understand and feel their loss.

Director/Writer/Producer: JosΓ© GΓ³mez
Producer: Ana Aguilar

14 mins | Spain | English, Spanish | Color | Documentary


Against all odds, a young man with autism and Tourette syndrome enters a grueling gravel race, pushing himself to the limit as he faces physical and mental challenges along the way.

Director: Dev Walker
Producer: 1836 Agency

2023 | 17 mins | US | English | Color | πŸ†πŸŠπŸ¦© | Documentary, sports

Emerald Sanctuary

Emerald Sanctuary is a documentary investigating the impacts of seagrasses on the environment and culture of Florida as well as the their necessity to maintaining a healthy biodiversity. Directed by Conor MacDonnell whose scientific work focuses on improving the restoration of seagrass ecosystems critical to Florida’s fisheries, charismatic megafauna, and water quality.

Director/Writer: Conor MacDonnell
Producer: Kent Anderson

2023 | 12 mins | US | English | Color | πŸ†πŸŠπŸ¦©πŸŽ¬ | Documentary, environmental

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Tallahassee, FL United States
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