SHORTS PROGRAM: DOCUMENTARY COMPETITION
Short Film Program | 99 minutes

HIFF 2022

Short Film Program

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10/09/22 - 2:00 PM
East Hampton UA5

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Featuring an array of powerful subjects, the Short Documentary Competition honors new and distinctive voices in documentary filmmaking. The winner will receive a $500 cash prize and qualify for consideration at the Academy Awards® for Best Documentary Short Film.

Scheduled to attend: Directors Haley Elizabeth Anderson + Kyle Thrash, Film Subject Michael Thompson (THE SENTENCE OF MICHAEL THOMPSON), Director Shuli Huang + Sound Designer Jingxi Guo (WILL YOU LOOK AT ME)


This program includes:

THE FAMILY STATEMENT

The Sackler family built a fortune on the back of addictive pharmaceutical drugs. Using private family message...
15 min | Directed By Grace Harper, Kate Stonehill
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PARTY POSTER

Science, religion and politics comically collide amidst a raging pandemic in suburban Mumbai, when laundrymen ...
20 min | Directed By Rishi Chandna
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THE SENTENCE OF MICHAEL THOMPSON

Convicted in 1994 for selling cannabis, Michael Thompson was the longest-serving nonviolent offender in Michig...
25 min | Directed By Kyle Thrash, Haley Elizabeth Anderson
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WHEN THE LAPD BLOWS UP YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD

Tensions rise on a busy street as news organizations and local residents witness an extremely volatile situati...
19 min | Directed By Nathan Truesdell
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WILL YOU LOOK AT ME

A young Chinese filmmaker returns to his hometown, where a long overdue conversation with his mother plunges t...
20 min | Directed By Shuli Huang
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