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Short Documentaries

Short Documentaries

A Shelter For Edith

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A Shelter For Edith

Directed by Elisa Stone, Matthew Leahy
As the world grappled with pandemic isolation, Edith Espinal entered her third year of sanctuary in a Midwestern…
Short Documentaries

Black Waters (Aguas Negras)

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Black Waters (Aguas Negras)

Directed by Mateo Vargas
Black Waters is a documentary about the Cuautitlán River that runs through the State of Mexico. It examines…
Short Documentaries

Cartagena Boy

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Cartagena Boy

Directed by Ibai Vigil-Escalera, Jose Andre Sibaja
Five Venezuelan boys leave their country in search of opportunities and means to support their families. They travel…
Short Documentaries

Eagles (Aguilas)

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Eagles (Aguilas)

Directed by Kristy Guevara-Flanagan, Maite Zubiaurre
Along the scorching southern desert border in Arizona, it is estimated that only one out of every five…
Short Documentaries

Evergreen

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Evergreen

Directed by Milton Diaz
Capturing the last months of a video store in Greenwich Village in 2007 and how it affects the…
Short Documentaries

Inner City Legend

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Inner City Legend

Directed by Edwin FrankO
Everyone has a struggle. Everyone has a story. Everyone has something to say. "WHAT'S YOUR HUSTLE?" is a…
Short Documentaries

Keys (Llaves)

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Keys (Llaves)

Directed by Mayra A. Flores, Nicholas Manting Brewer
A young mother, whose family is separated by ICE, shares her story in this short, animated documentary.
Short Documentaries

Making The Impossible Possible: The Story of Puerto Rican Studies in Brooklyn College

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Making The Impossible Possible: The Story of Puerto Rican Studies in Brooklyn College

Directed by Pam Sporn, Tami Gold
This is the story of the student-led struggle to win Puerto Rican Studies at Brooklyn College, CUNY, in…
Short Documentaries

Melting Snow

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Melting Snow

Directed by Janah Elise Cox
Melting Snow is a short archival documentary exploring the coloniality of Puerto Rico’s labor through the symbol of…
Short Documentaries

No Soy Oscar

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No Soy Oscar

Directed by Jon Ayon
A first-generation Latinx father journeys through unrecognizable, unceded lands in the border regions between the U.S. and Mexico…
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Team Meryland

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Team Meryland

Directed by Gabriel Gaurano
Born and raised in the Watts projects of Los Angeles, twelve-year-old Mexican-American boxer Meryland Gonzalez fights in-and-out of…
Short Documentaries

The Last Movie Theater in Washington Heights

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The Last Movie Theater in Washington Heights

Directed by Anthony Rojas
The Last Movie Theatre In Washington Heights is a magical-realist documentary about the RKO Coliseum Cinema, a 99-year-old…
Short Documentaries

The Sunset Is Not A Permanent Home (Lagrimas Negras)

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The Sunset Is Not A Permanent Home (Lagrimas Negras)

Directed by Andrew Garcia
Circumstances test notions of love, loss, and identity held by teens in Brooklyn and Queens while navigating their…
Short Documentaries

The War Against Our Schools / La Guerra Contra Nuestras Escuelas

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The War Against Our Schools / La Guerra Contra Nuestras Escuelas

Directed by Mikey Cordero
Through nuanced storytelling that highlights the resistance of local communities and micro-movements, this timely documentary explores the short…