SF Indie Fest: Shorts 3: The Best of Us

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First show: February 07

Documentary Profiles

From a kid boxer to an arborist prepping for the apocalypse, these five unique people are making the most of their time.

Beyond the Plate: Eric Wolfinger

Anton Lorimer, USA, 22 min

“If you want to tell a human story, the best place to start is at the table.”
Watch as photographer Eric Wolfinger, who’s been refered to as the Annie Leibovitz of food photography, takes us on an incredible journey far beyond the kitchen’s reach to discover stories around the world while forging his own.

 

Jesszilla

Emily Sheskin, USA, 7 min

Jesselyn “Jesszilla” Silva is serious about boxing, and at 10 years old trains seriously with dreams of becoming a professional fighter. Her father, Pedro, finds himself caught in between supporting her dream and worrying about her future as she tries to master a combat sport.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Seven Dates With Death

Mike Holland, USA, 11 min

The story of Moreese Bickham, the oldest survivor of Death Row in the United States. Bickham describes why he was sent to Death Row, his life on death row and how he was able to get out after almost four decades in prison. It is a story of grace, redemption and forgiveness.

 

The Tree Prophet

Christian Schieder, USA, 29 min

A poor and uneducated nursery man from Northern Michigan is sent back from heaven with a mission to save the world from global warming by cloning the worlds oldest and largest trees.

 

 

That’s My Boy

Akhil Sathyan, India, 24 min

The successful and remarkable life of Sonu, a trans activist from Kerala, India

 

 

87 min.

 

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