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Saturday, August 24 • 3:15pm - 5:08pm
Alabama Docs: Profiles

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People of Alabama: My Friend the Goose
Directed by Tamika Moore and Lauren Musgrove
5 minutes • USA - AL
Documentary short
Tracy Wilhelm, an elementary school art teacher, shares a unique relationship with Lucas, a goose living in the Fairhope duck pond.

Uncle Glen’s Hygienic Panty
Directed by Jeff Jeffcoat
25 minutes • USA - AL
Documentary short
In 1992, Jeff was a young actor in LA with a budding career when a bizarre VHS tape arrived from his wayward Uncle Glen.

Spirit Citizen
Directed by Nick Corrao
5 minutes • USA - AL
Documentary short
A short exploration of internationally exhibited Cheyenne-Arapaho artist Edgar Heap of Birds’ connection to, inspiration from, and commitment to the land.

Hidden Voices
Directed by Matthew Brooks, Michael Cooper, and Holly White
9 minutes • USA - AL
Documentary short
Being a minority religion in the Bible Belt can be a challenge, especially for those who left their churches for pagan practices.

Reaching New Heights: Russellville’s Rocket Team
Directed by J. Whitson
27 minutes • USA - AL
Documentary short
In 2015, the Russellville City School Engineering Team won the International Rocketry Challenge at the Paris Air Show.

1108 Dynamite Hill
Directed by Mary Campbell Kitchens and Joseph Quintana
9 minutes • USA - AL
Documentary short
Life-long Birmingham resident Jeff Drew shows us terrorism is far from a new phenomenon.

SOME MILLION MILES
Directed by Jared Ragland and Adam Forrester
13 minutes • USA - AL
Documentary short
Set within a rural landscape of abundant beauty and deep poverty, this film is a meditation on loss and the search for redemption amidst systemic social and economic marginalization.

Ladylike
Directed by Rachel Bickert, Emily Tapanes, Emma Wang, and Lidieth Arevalo
20 minutes • USA - AL
Documentary short
A young queer woman comes to terms with her sexuality, shattering her deep-rooted religious beliefs and cultural stereotypes within her conservative community, family and self.

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

Filmmakers
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Jared Ragland

Photographer / Director
Jared Ragland (MFA, Tulane) is a fine art and documentary photographer and former White House photo editor. His first documentary film, SOME MILLION MILES (co-directed with Adam Forrester), is part of an long-term visual ethnographic study of methamphetamine use in rural northeast... Read More →

Sponsors
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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 →


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