Doc Shorts: People

2017 | Various | 82 Minutes

GREEN & YELLOW | Directed by Miquel Galofré | Trinidad and Tobago | 19’

Intimate conversations with homeless people in the Caribbean island of Trinidad and Tobago. With Sketch and Yankee.

this river | Directed by Katherena Vermette | Canada | 20’

this river offers an Indigenous perspective on the devastating experience of searching for a loved one who has disappeared, through Drag the Red, a volunteer organization that searches the Red River for clues relating to missing members of the Indigenous community.

CHASING THE LION | Directed by Matthew Johnston | Canada | 17’

Chasing the Lion tells the story of Lionel Sanders’ struggle with drug abuse and mental illness and how he is transitioning into one of the best Ironman triathletes in the world.

THE BARBER OF AUGUSTA | Directed by Michele Hozer | Canada | 26’

Meet Matt Genser, The Barber of Augusta. Inspired by the cult classic “Kick Ass” Matt dresses up in a super hero costume to give out free haircuts to the homeless. And like all superheros he’s got a dark side, struggling with issues of inadequacy rejection and loneliness. But in his costume he’s king of the road.

 

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May 13, 2017 @ 1:30 pm

Matrix Hotel

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Film Information

Price: $5

Country: Various

Production year: 2017

Running time: 82 minutes

Director: Various

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