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MetroShorts

Total running time: 96 minutes


Creative Feds

Erica Ginsberg, Leon Gerskovic
USA, 2017, 15 minutes, documentary
Civil servants by day. Artists by night and weekend. Go beyond the stereotype of the "faceless bureaucrat" by meeting two federal workers who are as dedicated to public service as they are to their music.
Trailer
In Person: directors Erica Ginsberg and Leon Gerskovic


Jackenson

Jean-Marc Poteau, Linda Leila Diatta
USA/Haiti, 2017, 25 minutes, documentary
A 13-year-old boxing hopeful from Haiti's notorious Cité Soleil slum is determined to box his way to the top.


Permacounterculture

Leon Guanzon
USA, 2016, 5 minutes, documentary
In a U Street gallery, DC's punk scene becomes an unlikely collaborator with permaculture, the agricultural system characterized by reciprocal self-sufficiency and community ethics.
Website
In Person: director Leon Guanzon


Puerto Rico: Citizens in Peril

Rich Henrich, Daniel Seymour
USA, 2017, 8 minutes, documentary
In the wake of Hurricane Maria, citizens of Puerto Rico describe the environmental, economic and emotional toll of this catastrophic storm.
Trailer  |  Facebook
In Person: directors/producers Rich Henrich and Daniel Seymour and editor Alex Rubenstein


Queens in Training

Deanna Del Ciello, Anna Molinaro
USA, 2017, 15 minutes, documentary
In Washington D.C., two African-American girls prepare for a citywide chess tournament and learn to apply those skills to challenges of race and gender.
Website  |  Facebook
In Person: directors Deanna Del Ciello and Anna Molinaro


Yewub Dar

Azigza Nuru
USA/Ethiopia, 2018, 28 minutes, narrative
A young fisherman struggling with a catch diminished by invading water hyacinths in Lake Tana is forced to leave the woman and country village he loves to look for work in the city.
Trailer
In Person: director Lij Azigza


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