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AGENCY ROAD: FROM BURLINGTON TO INDIAN TERRITORY

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In 1839 the US Congress authorized a 76-mile federal road from Burlington in the Iowa Territory to the Sauk and Meskwaki Indian agency near the vicinity of present-day Agency. Take a trip along the original route and learn its history.
Directed by
Russ Fry

28 minutes

History, Travel, Roadways
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Art on the Hill tells the story of the determined and talented female sculptor, conservationist and visionary, Dorothy Riester. It explores the process of the creation of the Stone Quarry Hill Art Park in Cazenovia, NY.
Directed by
by Susan Cody

32 minutes

Artist, Sculptor, Conservation. Visionary

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Biking finds its groove in Asbury Park, NJ! Stringbean and his bandmates bike to their boardwalk gigs all summer long. As the boardwalk crowds swell, the film reveals the power of music to bring people together.
Directed by
Sarah Galloway

25 minutes

Biking, Musicians

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CHANGE THE WORLD

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Angelena Bonet is a warrior in the fight to end violence against women. With a fierce commitment to helping victims heal, and take back their life, she brings to bear a multitude of talents, wisdom and personal experience.
Directed by
Angelena Bonet

39 minutes

Music, Biography Domestic Violence

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CIRCLE OF IRIS

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The film is a snapshot of Susan, a feisty 65-year-old woman, who has left the very fast lane of LA and has found peace growing thousands of iris in Oregon.
Directed by
Diane Quon

9 minutes

Senior, Iris growers

DISSONANCE

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The heavy metal musical story chronicles the journey of a musician battling drug addiction while addressing the inner spiritual warfare of addiction through instrumental music and visual symbolism in a dark and haunting nightmare.
Directed by
Brett Stone

39 minutes

Horror, Thriller, Music, Biography

FRANK RASHAD: RAP ARTIST

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Frank Rashad is an ascending rap artist from Dallas, TX. Fresh off the release of his latest EP titled C.R.W., he allowed filmmaker R.L. Malpica and Dead By Design Films the opportunity to film a short documentary centered on his upbringing, struggles, passions and influences.
Directed by
R.L. Malpica

14 minutes

Music, Drama, New Media/Web

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IT'S NOW OR NEVER: THE RACE TO SAVE COLONEL PARKER'S COMPLEX

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Madison, Tennessee -- a historic music landmark is lost to developers until a curious man sees the need to preserve its artifacts.
Directed by
Austin Daniel Blasingame

8 minutes

Music, History, Art, Preservation
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Max is a true story exploring the role of emotion as the primary source of inspiration throughout the work of composer Oliver Patrice Weder.
Directed by
Dan Besley

9 minutes

True Story, Composer Oliver Patrice Weder

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New Mexico Rain is a story of the love, tenacity, and talent of Bill and Bonnie Hearne. Bill was legally blind from birth and Bonnie was totally blind, yet they were able to parlay their musical talent into a successful musical career and their love and tenacity into a marriage that stood the test of time.
Directed by
Bunee Tomlinson

26 minutes

Music Biography, Blind Folk Legends

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REDEMPTION: THE JOHN M. PERKINS STORY

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Now 87 years old, John M. Perkins was born into Mississippi poverty, the son of a sharecropper and into a family of bootleggers and gamblers.Today he continues to fight for redemption in his own life and community believing, True justice is wrapped up in love.
Directed by
Greg Fromholz

21 minutes

History, Biography, African American

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SAYEIK

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A documentary film which discusses the importance of place names (toponyms) in the preservation of Alaska Native languages. The burning of Douglas Indian Village in 1962, and construction of Gastineau Elementary School over Tlingit graves in 1953.
Directed by
Luke Holton

24 minutes

History, Native, Alaska, Place names, Toponyms, Tlingit, Exploration
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About how after events of tragedy and unrest, residents in the Sherman Park neighborhood of Milwaukee, WI find a way to express their feelings through a community mural project.

Directed by
Tia Richardson &
Andrew Gralton

25 minutes

Community mural Project

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Follows Curse Of Lono as they record between London and a remote, desert studio in Joshua Tree, California. The film offers a unique glimpse into the recording process and the stories behind the songs, including deeply personal conversations about heroin addiction and the death of family members.

Directed by
Gregg Houston

14 minutes

Music, Album Documentary, Music Film

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The Ballad of Druid Hill is a song and a documentary about a true story of forgotten ghosts that remained with the land only to resurface when summoned by a fight against evil and elitism.

Druid Hill is a FOUND EARTHWORK in DeKalb County Georgia.
It is a natural formation, and now an artistic medium that artist Clark Ashton appropriated as a found object in the construction of his Mechanical Riverfront Kingdom.
Directed by
Clark Ashton

10 minutes

Music & Art Documentary

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