Mini Competition - World Premiere
Nasir is a new york city street dancer whose crew is cracked down on by the NYPD, as they become tougher on street and subway dancers. Nasir is also 5 years old. In this documentary short Nasir’s family tries to encourage Nasir’s dance career while wary of his growing antagonism toward the NYPD.
Omid - World Premiere
Omid is the story of a young boy washing cars next to the US Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan, reflecting on the US military withdrawal while providing rare access to the war-torn streets of Kabul.
A portrait film about British Paralympic athlete, Jordanne Whiley. Jordanne was born with brittle bone disease. Narrated by Jordanne during the lead up to the US Open 2014. If she wins, she will become the first British athlete, to win all four grand slams in one year.
Mini Competition - Montana Premiere
As the effects of the BP Deep Water Horizon oil spill linger in Louisiana’s bayou country, a way of life begins to slip away for a crab fisherman and his sons.
Growing Home - Montana Premiere
Samer, a displaced Syrian barber, has taken refuge along with his young family in the Zaatari Refugee Camp in Jordan. Despite filling his time with meaningful work, caring for his family and improving his living conditions, such daily distractions cannot diminish his desire to return home.
Gnarly in Pink
Meet Bella, Rella and Sierra, a trio of skateboarding six-year-olds who form the Gnarly in Pink. This fantastical short follows the girls as they pop ollies and shred through gender stereotypes—all while dressed in tutus.
Santa Cruz Del Islote
Short Competition - Montana Premiere
Santa Cruz del Islote is just three acres large. It’s also one of the world’s most densely populated islands. A fisherman and ten-year-old boy live peacefully within this Colombian community, but struggle with isolation.