AmDocs2017 Snapshot: Say Something (SWEDEN, 73 min.)

Screening:

Thu., April 6, 10:00 am, Camelot PROGRAM 67

Say Something is a coming of age documentary in which we meet 19 year old Isabell who has grown up seeing her stepfather abuse her mother.

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Connecting The Human Experience Through Documentaries

source: Thrive Global

by Miranda Allfrey Murry

Do you love a good story? If yes, you enjoy human connection and the idea that a story can make tears spill from your eyes, or your heart to root for the underdog.

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Documentary tells love story of quadriplegic ‘American Veteran’ and caregiver/wife

source: The Orange County Register

by Theresa Walker

 

It’s easy to see why someone would want to make a documentary about Nick Mendes and his wife, Wendy.

They make a cute couple — loving and playful. Devoted to each other.

He keeps her laughing with his sense of humor, including side-splitting profane remarks. He won’t let her feel down about anything. There’s no room for self pity or negative thinking with him around.

And what she does for him?

Everything.

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AmDocs2017 Snapshot: Galapagos Evolution (ECUADOR, 56 min.)

Screening:

Tue., April 4, 11:30 am, Camelot PROGRAM 46

A team of marine wildlife ambassadors prepare themselves for a great feat.

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American Documentary Film Festival vying for local attention

by Bruce Fessier, The Desert Sun

 

The American Documentary Film Festival begins its sixth year Friday, and its fourth since being called one of MovieMaker magazine’s “25 Film Festivals Worth the Entry Fee.”

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AmDocs2017 Snapshot: Bacon and God’s Wrath (CANADA, 9 min.)

Screenings:

Mon. April 3, 7:30 pm, Camelot PROGRAM 63

Wed. April 5, 2:30 pm, Camelot PROGRAM 63

 

A 90-year-old Jewish woman reflects on her life’s experiences as she prepares to try bacon for the first time. Be prepared for an unexpected ending.

Tickets: https://www.showclix.com/event/program-63—amdocs

 

AmDocs2017 Snapshot: Depth Two (SERBIA, FRANCE, 80 min.)

Screening:

Wed., April 5, 11:00 am, Camelot PROGRAM 58

In 2001 a mass grave was discovered in a suburb of Belgrade.  Soon there were more to come. ‘Depth Two’ investigates the hidden story behind this horrid discovery and takes us back to 1999 and the NATO bombings in Serbia.

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AmDocs2017 Snapshot: American Moderate (USA, 17 min.)

Screening:

Tue., April 4, 4:00 pm, Camelot PROGRAM 51

A first-time voter from the South struggles to find herself, and a candidate that best represents her, in the upcoming 2016 presidential primary election.

Tickets: https://www.showclix.com/event/program-51—amdocs

 

AmDocs2017 Snapshot: Sand Men (UK, 15 min.)

Screening:

Sat., April 1, 2:30 pm, Camelot PROGRAM 10

 

Neculai, Aurel and Raj all left their homes in Romania for the same reason–to seek a better life for their family.

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AmDocs2017 Snapshot: Requiem For My Mother (USA, 57 min.)

Screening:

Tue., April 4, 6:30 pm, Camelot, PROGRAM 54

Composer Stephen Edwards mourns the loss of his mother.

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