Mama

Doc Shorts: Animals

103 minutes 4 Films

An examination of the life and conservation of animals across the globe.
In this program
Continuing Legacy

Continuing a Legacy

Directed by
Elizabeth Bayne
2020
32 minutes
English
London Gladney, an 11-year-old girl and competitor in the California Junior Rodeo Association, is the latest in a line of Black cowboys in her family.
Mama

Mama

Directed by
Pablo de la Chica
2020
29 minutes
French
Deep in the Kahuzi-Biega National Park is the Lwiro Primate Rehabilitation Sanctuary, where Mama Zawadi and her baby chimpanzees find the only place in the world where unconditional love can heal the wounds of war and save them from extinction.
Snowy

Snowy

Directed by
Alexander Lewis & Kaitlyn Schwalje
2020
12 minutes
English
An exploration of the happiness of Snowy, a 4-inch-long pet turtle who has lived in the family basement for 10-plus years with minimal sunlight and no companionship other than his caretaker.
Vet Van

The Vet Van

Directed by
Sarah Jenks & Lizzie Mulvey
2020
30 minutes
English
Lucy and Tabitha have to make tough choices to save the pets who help them cope with isolation and poverty, and although the vet van offers a low-cost solution, it requires difficult trade-offs.