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Saturday, August 24 • 12:50pm - 2:21pm
Documentary Shorts: We're Complex

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Explore the complexity of the human condition in these documentary shorts about relationships.

Meet Uncle Paul
Directed by Jessica Bursi
14 minutes • USA
Documentary short
Paul is 62-years-young, a lover of The Beatles, The Monkees, and The Terminator, and he happens to be living with Down syndrome.

Betty Feeds The Animals
Directed by James P. Gannon
9 minutes • USA
Documentary short
Betty loves animals, and everyday she puts 30 bowls of food outside to feed them.

Ài Bàba (Love Dad)
Directed by Connie Huang
6 minutes • USA
Documentary short
An intimate recording between a mother and her 7 year old daughter about divorce.

Love Birds
Directed by Ashley Mosher
8 minutes • USA
Documentary short
An American woman travels into the Amazon jungle, discouraged with her marriage, and on a quest for adventure.

Not Make Dreams Your Master
Directed by Theodore Collatos
8 minutes • USA
Documentary short
Eavesdrop on the cultural mash-up between a country group and a multicultural trio, who discuss everything from philosophy, gender, race, and confronting the void.

Better Man
Directed by Chris Stanford
14 minutes • USA
Documentary short
A father and son relationship is tested after a rodeo injury leaves the young cowboy in a hopeless situation.

The Shearer
Directed by Jeremy Seifert
15 minutes • USA
Documentary short
Jonathan Hearne is a master sheep shearer and one of the most sought after for his trade in the Southeast.

The Race
Directed by Dina Rudick
10 minutes • USA
Documentary short
A Huntington’s Disease researcher comes face-to-face with three generations of a family devastated by the fatal, incurable disease she studies.

Screenings in the Alabama School of Fine Arts multiplex are proudly sponsored by Birmingham Business Journal and ASFA.


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Connie Huang

Connie Huang is an Asian-American filmmaker who grew up in Sterling Heights, Michigan and now lives in Brooklyn, New York. She is a member of the International Cinematographer Guild Local 600 and works as a professional camera assistant on feature films in NYC. She is an aspiring... Read More →
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James P. Gannon

James P. Gannon is a freelance director, cinematographer, editor, photographer and illustrator living in Brooklyn, NY. He works commonly in the realm of independent cinema and the commercial production world.

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Alabama School of Fine Arts

Alabama School of Fine Arts
The Alabama School of Fine Arts is a partially residential public school authorized and funded by the Alabama Legislature to provide tuition-free instruction for impassioned students, grades 7-12. The school provides focused specialty instruction in Creative Writing, Dance, Mathematics... Read More →

Saturday August 24, 2019 12:50pm - 2:21pm CDT
ASFA Recital Hall