Doc Shorts: Places
GHOST TOWNS | Directed by James Rattee, Linda Mason | UK | 18′
Ghost Towns explores abandoned properties and ghost towns along Highway 13 in Saskatchewan, Canada. The remains of these towns tell important stories, both about the individuals who made their lives in these places, but also about a wider history of immigration and industry.
BETTER TOGETHER | Directed by Jen Muranetz | Canada | 10′
A short documentary that delves into Vancouver’s collective housing subculture by vignetting some of Vancouver’s most established collective houses and following the political movement unfolding around this alternative way of living.
SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION | Directed by Sky Richards | Mexico | 27′
What would your life look like in 2016 if you were born in Mexico?
This film invites you to wake up and fall asleep with a humble farmer’s family in the Chiapas jungle, a millionaire hotel entrepreneur in Tulum, an ice cream cart owner in Mexico City and four other unique Mexican families.
THERE GOES THE NEIGHBOURHOOD | Directed by Angelique Molina | USA | 26′
“There goes the neighborhood” intimately follows an extended Black family of View Park, California as they experience demographic changes and reflect on their shifting community.
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