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FRI. APRIL 26
11:00 AM
3 RIVERS MUSEUM GALLERY

Twenty U.S. military veterans die by suicide every day. That is one every 72 minutes. In the time it takes to commute to work or exercise at the gym, the life of a veteran is lost to suicide.
Directed by
Phil Woolley

74 minutes

Social Issues, Psychology, Military







TRAILER LINK

A WORK IN PROGRESS: ALBERT MILGROM'S CINEMA JOURNEY

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TRAILER LINK

FRI. APRIL 26
1:00 PM
3 RIVERS MUSEUM

From his earliest memories during the silent film era, serving in WWII, a half century running an independent film festival, and finally as an emerging filmmaker at age 96, Milgrom has a lot more to accomplish
Directed by
Philip Harder

78 minutes

News, History, Biography

FILMMAKER IN ATTENDANCE

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THURS. APRIL 25
11:45 AM
ROXY THEATER

This is the story of Jacobs Pillow, a psychedelic folk band from Edinburgh, Scotland.
Directed by
by Grant McPhee

72 minutes

Experimental, Feature, Music Video

FEST FACEBOOK TRAILER LINK

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SAT. APRIL 27
4:15 PM
OK MUSIC HALL

Join renowned Didgeridoo-maker, Noah Frisch, as he travels the world with a self-made instrument strapped to his bacK, utilizing a truly universal language - music.
Directed by
by Brandon Katcher

61 minutes

Music Documentary, Culture, Travels

TRAILER LINK

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FRI. APRIL 26
4:00 PM
3 RIVERS MUSEUM GALLERY

Highlighting the history of the Crownsville State Mental Hospital in Crownsville, MD. The film utilizes archival footage, animation and original music to unfold the story and evoke a mood through its 96-year lifespan.
Directed by
Richard Stevens

108 minutes

History, Archival Footage, Animation

TRAILER LINK

FILMMAKER IN ATTENDANCE

HILLBILLY SYMPHONY

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SAT. APRIL 27

5:30 PM
OK MUSIC HALL

A band of folk musicians takes on a small town in countryside Brazil, playing on the streets as the opening act of a hillbilly Blues Festival.
Directed by
Denis Nielsen

65 minutes

Music Documentary, Folk Music, Brazil

TRAILER LINK

IN GOOD FAITH

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FRI. APRIL 26
2:00 PM
BACONE COLLEGE CHAPEL LOWER LEVEL

A documentary that centers around the work of Dr. Orlan Svingen, professor of history at Washington State University (WSU), and his ongoing work with the Mixed Bands of Shoshone, Bannock and Sheepeater Indians at the Fort Hall reservation in Pocatello, Idaho.
Directed by
Beverly Penninger & Alyson Young

57 minutes

FACEBOOK TRAILER LINK

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FRI. APRIL 26
2:30 PM
3 RIVERS MUSEUM GALLERY

An explosive commentary on the life and times of filmmaker and artist Ethan Minsker, a Washington D.C. native, found solace in his home, making films and growing his own artistic credibility.
Directed by
Ethan Minsker

84 minutes

Animation, Documentary, Experimental, Filmmaker & Artist

TRAILER LINK

FILMMAKER IN ATTENDANCE

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SAT. APRIL 27
11:00 AM
3 RIVERS MUSEUM GALLERY

Stories of life and hard fought decisions for a family's best friend dealing with cancer; not everything is a death sentence and not everything is a death sentence tomorrow.
Directed by
Stacey M. Zipfel

42 minutes

Educational, Animals, Dogs, Canine Cancer

TRAILER LINK

FILMMAKER IN ATTENDANCE

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SAT. APRIL 27
2:15 PM
3 RIVERS MUSEUM GALLERY

The life of America's beloved heroines, Rosa Parks, as her family introduces a side of Parks few people knew. Her cousin, personal caretaker and assistant, Carolyn Williamson Green.
Directed by
Angela Sadler Williamson

64 minutes

Life of Rosa Parks, Biography

TRAILER LINK

FILMMAKER IN ATTENDANCE

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SAT. APRIL 27

3:00 PM
OK MUSIC HALL

Beauty contestants must prove their bravery by killing and skinning a rattlesnake before showcasing their talents and evening wear. The winner then spends the weekend reigning over pits of live vipers during the World's Largest Rattlesnake Roundup.
Directed by
Rachael Waxler & EmaLee Arroyo


66 minutes


Rattlesnake skinnning, beauty pageant

TRAILER LINK

FILMMAKER IN ATTENDANCE

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SAT. APRIL 27
7:30 PM
OK MUSIC HALL

Detroit's bluesmakers demonstrate the melding of times and sharing of cultures through the blues. Highlighting the alliance of a veteran hall of famer musician and a 10 year old harp player, we honor the past, savor the present and strive toward the future of Detroit blues.
Directed by
Lisa Hagopian

70 minutes

Music , blues history, hall of fame

TRAILER LINK

FILMMAKER IN ATTENDANCE

STORIES OF THE HEART

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SAT. APRIL 27
3:30 PM
3 RIVERS MUSEUM GALLERY

Driver descendants portray their ancestors in a homespun family docu drama based on stories told through oral tradition.Shot on location Taft, OK.
Directed by
M Rose

57 minutes

Family History, Re-enactment.

FEST TRAILER LINK

FILMMAKER IN ATTENDANCE

STUDENT EDUCATIONAL FEATURE DOCS

SOCIAL TYRANNY

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WED. APRIL 24

11:15 AM
ROXY THEATER

'Social Tyranny: Destroying America's Freedom Of Speech' explores threats to the First Amendment on college campuses across the country. The need for free speech and voices from across the political spectrum and ideology is important, instead open discourse is endangered by the creation of speech codes and safe spaces.
Directed by
Janine Turner

76 minutes

Social Issues documentary. freedom of speech

STRESS AND SUCCESS: A GEORGETOWN STORY

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FRI. APRIL 26
3:15 PM
BACONE COLLEGE CHAPEL LOWER LEVEL

A student documentary about Georgetown University's stress culture, busyness, pre-professionalism, club culture and the lack of an adequate mental health safety net on the undergraduate college campus.
Directed by

Scott Goldstein & Bex Morrow

94 minutes

Mental Health issues, Stress

FILMMAKER IN ATTENDANCE

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