Winners will be announced on Friday the 18th - Be sure to look for them throughout the festival and we will be featuring a Selection of Festival Favorite and Award Winners during this time block
Running Time - 17:00
SHIFT is a wilderness performance in one of the Sierra Nevada's most rugged, remote locations in Yosemite high country. Performed and filmed over two weeks during Summer 2015, the dancers and crew traversed nearly 100 miles on foot and danced on the sides of Yosemite's stunning landmarks, including Mount Watkins (elevation 8,500').
Running Time - 11:00
A working class girl from rural China wants to be the next Coco Chanel and in bringing these dreams to fruition, she becomes an overnight Internet celebrity. But her newfound stardom comes at a price.
Running Time - 29:00
A short doc following an elderly Jewish woman as she tries bacon for the first time.
Running Time - 8:55
Running Time - 28:00
Award winning short doc, PHIL’S CAMINO tell the story of free spirit Phil, a man living with Stage 4 cancer and dreaming of walking the 500 mile spiritual pilgrimage Camino de Santiago across Spain. Unable to make the trip, he does the next best thing: he builds a camino in the forest behind his house, starts to walk, and traces his progress on a map. Phil's journey is one of hope, acceptance, and freedom, and is sure to inspire anyone who has ever dreamed of doing something that sounded impossible. Upon reaching ‘Santiago de Compostela’ -- without ever leaving his backyard -- Phil gets a clean scan and his doctors grant him a 'chemo holiday', or permission to miss one chemo treatment. He now has 28 days to go and walk the ancient route in Spain. Along the way he realizes his true pilgrimage is the one he travels within.
An intimate look at the war and revolution in Ukraine through the eyes of ordinary people who risked their lives to create a more democratic, equitable, and independent country. The dramatic and inspiring portrait of people willing to give up their private, normal lives to unite in a collective effort to bring the rule of law and democracy to their country.
Running Time - 1:38:00
Four courageous blind high school students strive to prove that their disability will not hold them back from achieving their dreams.
Running Time - 1:14:00
A documentary about the trial that rocked the United Methodist Church and the minister who risked it all for his son.
This film hopes to bring all sides together to see the human side of this debate though the stories of those who have had to deal with the real consequences of their community's stance on the issue of LGBTQ rights within religious communities.
Running Time - 1:21:00