Doc Shorts 2: Lending a Voice

Doc Shorts 2: Lending a Voice

88 minutes
Multiple Directors

Q&As with “33 and Counting” director Aisha Sultan; “Bible Man” director Randy Shinn; “Descend” and “Dirty Look” director Zlatko Côsic; “Sankofa” director Ben Scholle and producer Derrick Phillips; and “Valley Relics” director Ashley Seering.

Films in this Program

33 and Counting

33 and Counting
2020
39 minutes
Aisha Sultan

A true-crime story about a 70-year-old grandmother from rural Missouri serving a life sentence for a murder she says her rapist committed.

Bible Man

Bible Man
2020
10 minutes
Randy Shinn

New Orleans street preacher Keith Sam shares the Gospel amid the chaos and debauchery of Mardi Gras.

Descend

Descend
2020
4 minutes
Zlatko Côsic

A minimalist exploration of society as it heads toward an uncertain future.

Dirty Look

Dirty Look
2019
5 minutes
Zlatko Côsic

An oblique look at society’s harmful effects on the environment.

Quarantine Through the Ages

Quarantine Through the Ages
2020
4 minutes
Molly Farrell

A young filmmaker interviews different generations of her family about their experiences while living in quarantine.

Sankofa: Back to the Beginning

Sankofa: Back to the Beginning
2020
9 minutes
Ben Scholle

Darren Seals and the volunteers at the Sankofa Unity Center feel a duty to stop violence in their community by addressing one conflict at a time.

The Tenant's Lament

The Tenant's Lament
2020
3 minutes
Noeso

A tenant struggles to convey the seriousness of a problem to management with humorous and horrific consequences.

Valley Relics

Valley Relics
2019
14 minutes
Ashley Seering

Tommy Gelinas has made it his mission to document and preserve the history and pop culture of the San Fernando Valley in Southern California.