No Crying

Doc Shorts: Family Matters

Glimpses of family life both fraught and inspiring from around the globe.

125 minutes 4 Films
Available Nov. 5-22
Available Only in MO/IL

 

Doc Shorts Programming sponsored by Barry & Jackie Albrecht and Pat Scallet

 

Alimamy: A Father's Burden

Alimamy: A Father's Burden

Directed by
Felix Golenko
2020
40 minutes
Other
In a small village in Sierra Leone, a farmer fights to provide for his family and break the vicious cycle of poverty by helping his kids get an education.
No Crying at the Dinner Table

No Crying at the Dinner Table

Directed by
Carol Nguyen
2019
16 minutes
English & Vietnamese
A Vietnamese family deals with family secrets, confessions, and confrontations.
Sonny

Sonny

Directed by
Pawel Chorzepa
2019
40 minutes
Polish
Marcin, who was placed in an orphanage at age 12 because of the behavior of his alcoholic parents, attempts to repair the relationship with his father.
When Mom Is Gone

When Mom Is Gone

Directed by
Zeynep Gulru Kececiler
2020
29 minutes
Persian
Single father Mohammed struggles to keep his family of six children together in a mountain village in Afghanistan.