Shorts: Documentaries

  • Brooklyn Red Caps
  • Hunger Ward
  • Ice Ball
  • Latinos in Taiwan
  • The Game
  • The Hands of an Elder
  • The Truth About Hastings

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Ticket Prices
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Members:$10.00 (no online fee)
Film Info
Festival Programs:Shorts
Minnesota Made
Women Directors
Human Rights
Health & Wellness
Indigenous Voices
Middle East
Best of Fest Encores
Runtime:97 min


Real-life perspectives and experiences from around the world.

Films are listed here in screening order.

Brooklyn Red Caps: Otis Hughes is the 73 year-old captain of the Brooklyn Red Caps, a multi-generational cycling group that includes cyclists of all levels.
Director: Jasia Kaulbach | Runtime: 5 min | Country: USA | 2020 | English


The Game: A whistle. All eyes on the referee in the football stadium. Now he has to decide.
Director: Roman Hodel | Runtime: 18 min | Country: Switzerland | 2020 | Swiss German, German, Turkish, English, Italian


Latinos in Taiwan: The story of three Latino Chefs in Taiwan, and their motivation to cook Latino food, and share their Latino culture with the local Taiwanese.
Director: Gustavo Vera | Runtime: 5 min | Country: Taiwan | 2020 | Spanish


The Truth About Hastings: Witness Marjorie’s 93rd birthday descend into an intergalactic psychedelic nightmare.
Director: Dan S | Runtime: 10 min | Country: USA | 2021 | English


The Hands of an Elder: The importance of Cree culture in an ever-changing world.
Director: Dinah Sam | Runtime: 5 min | Country: Canada | 2020 | Cree, English


Ice Ball: Legendary polar explorer, Will Steger, inspires a community by preserving the forgotten craft of ice harvesting.
Director: Nathaniel Schmidt | Runtime: 14 min | Country: USA, Australia | 2020 | English


Hunger Ward: Nominated for a 2021 Oscar®, Hunger Ward documents two women health care workers fighting to thwart the spread of starvation against the backdrop of a forgotten war.
Director: Skye Fitzgerald | Runtime: 40 min | Country: USA, Yemen | 2020 | Arabic, English


Included Shorts

Brooklyn Red Caps (5min) More
The Game (18min) More
Latinos in Taiwan (5min) More
The Truth About Hastings (10min) More
The Hands of an Elder (5min) More
Ice Ball (14min) More
Hunger Ward (40min) More