2010'S ARCHIVE

  • Art Erotica pecks up the ironic skirt of the Octopus Club’s over the top art auction that cleverly links fun and human sexuality to HIV awareness and the perpetual support of the local ALDS community. Titillating images, witty characters, and an impressive soundtrack from Comfort Stand makes this documentary short even more entertaining than it […]

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  • Jill Chamberlain JILL CHAMBERLAIN is Founding Director of The Screenplay Workshop, Austin’s only dedicated screenwriting program. Jill is also a professional screenwriter and script doctor whose work has been seen in theaters across the U.S. and on three continents. As a screenwriting coach, story consultant and instructor, she’s helped hundreds of writers find the best […]

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  • What happened in California isn’t just about Prop 8. — It’s about people. The heart is where hope finds shelter. It is at the center of all that makes us human. It is as fragile as glass; And as resilient as iron. Some say civil union is good enough. Would it be good enough for […]

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  • The Homewood area of Pittsburgh, PA has been plagued in recent years with gun violence. But the number one what-I-would-change-if-I-could answer from residents is abandoned properties. Homewood is painted all over, in broad strokes, with swaths of empty lots and blighted homes. John Wallace, a professor who’s spent more than two years planning the Homewood […]

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  • Celebrating the unique and powerful Daraja Academy in Kenya: the first free all-girls secondary school in all of East Africa. Daraja Academy is a revolutionary idea – a secondary school where remarkable Kenyan girls, otherwise forgotten due to the lack of school fees, are given the one thing they desire most… a chance to succeed, […]

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  •   Thanks to our good friends at Plosive Media for live streaming this year’s festival.

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  •   Shelter is a short documentary about the city animal shelter in Austin, Tx. It follows Austin Pets Alive!, a local nonprofit group aimed towards getting Austin to end euthanasia at the city shelter and become a “no-kill” city. By following this group, shelter employees, and the animals at the shelter we learn about the […]

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  • Before his son Samuel was diagnosed with cerebral palsy, photojournalist Dan Habib rarely thought about the inclusion of people with disabilities. Now he thinks about inclusion every day. Habib’s award-winning documentary film, Including Samuel, honestly chronicles the Habib family’s efforts to include Samuel in every facet of their lives. The film also features four other […]

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  • Buy your tickets: http://lch2010.eventbrite.com/   EcoViva & Their Environmental Programs (6 min) This film demonstrates the breadth of EcoViva’s environmental protection programs in El Salvador. Homewood Children’s Village (20 min) The Pittsburgh Foundation created this film show how they are attempting to raise the quality of life in poor urban neighborhoods. Girls of Daraja (14 min) […]

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  • Buy your tickets: http://lch2010.eventbrite.com/   Pisco Sin Fronteras (10 min) A short documentary about a group called Piscos Sin Fronteras who provide disaster relief in Peru. It’s Our Time (5 min) This piece is from the American Association for Cancer Research and works to promote an annual conference hosted by AACR. Make Your Voice Heard (2 […]

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