Shorts Program 5 - The Political is Personal

  • Carrying the Fire
  • Change Starts With U.S.
  • Seeds of Hope
  • Shell River Seven #StopLine3
  • Sign o' the Times
  • Udeyonv (What They’ve Been Taught)
  • Yupiit: Eye of Both Worlds

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The Main 3 Sun, May 8, 2022 1:50 PM
Ticket Prices
General Public:$15.00 (+2 online fee)
Members:$10.00 (no online fee)
AF Members (Box Office Only):$5.00
Student:$8.00 (box office only)
Film Info
Festival Programs:Minnesota Made
Shorts Program
Tags:Minnesota Made
Runtime:95 min


MSPIFF41 Shorts Program 5: The Political is Personal

Films are listed here in screening order.

Udeyonv (What They’ve Been Taught)
Directed by Brit Hensel. USA. 2022. 10 min. Documentary Short.
Expressions of reciprocity in the Cherokee world as conveyed by an elder and first language speaker. Trailer

Sign o' the Times
Directed by Tylie Shider. USA. 2021. 25 min. Documentary Short.
A diverse community reflects on the graffiti, lawn signs, and murals created in protest of George Floyd’s murder. Trailer

Carrying the Fire
Directed by Ajuawak Kapashesit. USA. 2022. 18 min. Documentary Short.
Water Protectors find support in one another after years of struggling for land and life.

Seeds of Hope
Directed by Devon Young Cupery. USA. 2021. 3 min. Documentary Short.
A Hmong community leader helps refugee families navigate the pandemic while planting seeds for a hopeful future.

Yupiit: Eye of Both Worlds
Directed by Stephanie Alton. USA. 2021. 29 min. Documentary Short.
Alaskan Native rapper/singer/songwriter Byron Nicholai engages a new generation by retelling traditional stories. Trailer

Change Starts With U.S.
Directed by Ryan J. Gilmer. USA. 2021. 5 min. Documentary Short.
8 minutes and 46 seconds changed one man's life, one city's outlook, and one world's opinion of Minnesota.

Shell River Seven #StopLine3
Directed by Keri Pickett. USA. 2021. 5 min. Documentary Short.
Women in Northern MN chain themselves together to protect the Shell River.

Included Shorts

Udeyonv (What They’ve Been Taught) (10min) More
Sign o' the Times (25min) More
Carrying the Fire (18min) More
Seeds of Hope (3min) More
Yupiit: Eye of Both Worlds (29min) More
Change Starts With U.S. (5min) More
Shell River Seven #StopLine3 (5min) More