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MIAMIsFF Presents: Focus On[line] Shorts Series – Documentaries
May 17 - May 31
MIAMIsFF presents: Focus On[line] a [virtual] shorts program series
Starting in May, you’ll be able to enjoy a selection of shorts curated by theme, topic or genre. Simply purchase a ticket for MIAMIsFF [virtual] venue, and you can stream the programming on your TV, computer, or mobile device. It’s that easy!
Screening in May: Focus on Documentaries
Dir by: Judd Ehrlich, Documentary, 34:00 Min, USA
When Palestinian Lutheran Pastor Khader El-Yateem decides to run to become NYC’s first Arab American elected official in his conservative Brooklyn neighborhood, he does what no one thinks possible, igniting his marginalized community’s hopes and dreams.
I’m Going To Marry This Boy
Dir by: Radha Mehta, Documentary, 4:30 Min, USA
An unlikely romance in India at a time when women weren’t allowed the freedom of choice.
Ode To Lesvos
Dir by: Talal Derki, Documentary, 11:30 Min, GREECE
Ode to Lesvos is the inspiring story about a small group of fishermen and old ladies from the town of Skala Sikamineas on Lesvos, who received hundreds of thousands of refugees with open arms during summer of 2016.
Dir by: Dariusz Sipowski, Documentary, 14:48 Min, UK
Short documentary from Pamir Mountains in Tajikistan. Old Kyrghiz nomad telling a tale about times when people and ghosts used to live together.
Dir by: Quincy Perkins, Documentary, 5:30 Min, USA
Hemingway cats, accidental suicides, and happy childhood memories.
REISSUED: A REBIRTH OF VINYL
Dir by: Alonso Aliaguilla, Documentary, 10:01, USA
As a medium that was once considered a dying breed, destined to be relegated to the ultra-niche and obscure, vinyl’s improbable comeback to the forefront of the musical world has caught even the biggest music fans and industry followers by surprise.
Tickets for the program are $12 and can be purchased online only. beginning May 11 through May 31, 2020
MIAMIsFF will also be hosting TWO Facebook live Q&A sessions with filmmakers from this month’s programming. Be sure to follow this event and our Facebook page for more details and updates.
Tuesday, May 26th | 3pm EST
Judd Ehrlich and Aiden Tumas from Father K
Thursday, May 28th | 3pm EST
Alonso Aliaguilla from Reissued: A Rebirth of Vinyl