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al imam (18:48)


Despite controversy and threats, Muslim singer/songwriter turned spiritual leader Ani Zonneveld takes a stand for justice through activism and a progressive practice of Islam.
Producers
Sara Fenton
John Palmer
Director
Omar Al Dakheel
 
Cinematographer
Abraham 'Abie' Troen
Sound Designer/Production Sound Mixer/Post-Production Sound
Mercedes San Roman Celorio
Erin Lunsford
Editors
Meibei Liu
Aaron Port
Composer
Murat Selcuk
Cast: Ani Zonneveld, Jasmine Zonneveld, Momal Iqbal, Jakub Landau, Imam Hassan Zeenni

Forever Home (14:00)


A candid look into the lives of an extraordinary family who struggle to provide secure and loving futures for their children they adopted from the foster system.
Director
Raquel Korman
Producer
Tim Deters
 
Sound
Carla Frankebach
Michael Ritter
 
Director of Photography
Connor Ellmann
Production Coordinator
Nikki Kashani
 
Editors
William Yelton
Nicholas Manting-Brewer
 
Composer
Nathan Matthew David
 
PA/Assistant Editor
Drew Crocker
 
Assistant Editor
Georgia Parker
 
1st Assistant Camera
Camden Marco
 
2nd Assistant Camera
Sean O'Keefe'
 
Production Assistant
Brooke Eliot
 
Cast: Jaci Hasemeyer, Eric Hasemeyer, Issac Hasemeyer, Gabe Hasemeyer, Luke Hasemeyer, Josh Hasemeyer, Levi Hasemeyer, Gabby Hasemeyer, Jonah Hasemeyer

Into the Trenches (23:16)


A near-fatal train accident triggers a reluctant journey of healing for a veteran of the Iraq wars.
Director
Jacob Fadley
 
Producers
Jonatas da Silva
Patricia C. Ovando
Cinematographer
Tanmay Chowdhary
 
Editors
Christina Y.R. Jun
Julian Gilbert
Sound
Paul Hughes
Sofia Vyshnevetska
Composer
Marco Valerio Antonini
Cast: Jacob Fadley, Phil Folsom, Joshua Grant, Kimberly Hill, Carol Kelson, Douglas Knapp, Jason Miller, Richard Verdone

Lonely as God (18:00)


A short documentary exploration of gold mining culture in present day Northern California, and the people who, despite mounting adversity, continue to seek gold.
Director
Sasha Flamm
 
Producer
Katie Pyne
Sound Supervisor/Post Sound
Chris Morocco
 
Editor/Writer
Jesse Fox
Production Sound
Jonathan Ho
Director of Photography
Kaela Rae Jensen

Lost & Found (24:21)


In the wake of their husbands' death, three sassy senior women cope with loss by finding new meaning in their lives.
Director
Naomi Iwamoto
 
Producers
Faissal Sam Shaib
Ashley Bush
 
Cinematographer
Heyjin Jun
 
Sound
Daehyuk Yun
Yufan Ge
Editors
Tao Tang
Katherine Sweetman
 
Composer
Peter Lam
 
Cast: Anna Torpy, Trudy Sivick, Peggy Padilla, Bernice Saunders, Jerry Rosenthal

Manmade Waters (22:51)


A fisherman's son examines an experimental fish breeding program and questions whether or not aquaculture is a viable solution to rapidly declining fish populations.
Director
Dustin Elm
Producers
Erik Alskog
Alexander Polunin
Cinematographer
Frederik Skov
Editors
Elisa Oh
Mary Gerretsen
 
Sound Designers
Eric Han
Alan Niku
 
AE/DIT/Post Supervisor
Carissa Jimenez
 
Composer
Gabriel Torrado
 

There goes the neighborhood (26:36)


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.
Director
Angelique Molina
 
Producers
Liliana Granados
Max Wyman
 
 
Cinematographer
Eseraele Alemu
 
Sound(Production/post)
Emma Huibregtse
Vishnu Satya
Editors
Laurie Gardiner
Yongle Wang
 
Composer
Jongnic Bontemps
 
Cast: Adele Cadres, Ayana Cadres, Ian Guidera, Aida Cadres, Jonathan Kale, Illona Myles, Justin Myles, Florian Thompson, Jody Armour, Chris Obrocto, Gia Ciambotti

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