Friday, April 7 PALM SPRINGS PUBLIC LIBRARY BEST OF THE FEST

American Documentary Film Festival:

Mini-Marathon

Join us on Friday, April 7th for a screening of a selection of films from the Festival (from animation to shorts and features) starting at 10:15 a.m. (doors opening at 10:00 a.m.) and continuing throughout the day. This FREE event will be in The Learning Center (seating is limited).

 See the schedule below.

  • 10:00 a.m.: DOORS OPEN

  • 10:15 a.m.: Max Gimblett: Original Mind (AUSTRALIA, 54min.) 

    • An artist extraordinaire shares his unique talents.

  • 11:15 a.m.: Leslie Caron: The Reluctant Star (CANADA, 52min.)

    • Famous dancer/actress Leslie Caron is elegantly revealed.

  • 12:10 p.m.: Bean (USA, 65min.)

    • A young woman wants to help her partner find a donor for a kidney transplant, an unlikely source comes through.

  • 1:15 -1:45 p.m.: BREAK

  • 1:45 p.m.: Digital Romance (DENMARK, 11min.)

    • An animated work of beauty and love

  • 2:00 p.m.: To Be a Teacher (GERMANY, 102min.)

    • An inside look at fledgling teachers as they try to get their all-important teacher’s certificate.

  • 3:45 p.m.: The Roots of Ulu (USA, 35min.)

    • What is sustainable food and are foods that were subsistence oriented able to come back into a society’s culture?

  • 4:25 p.m.: Good Woman (USA, 31min.)

    • An advocate for citizens’ rights fights authorities who overstep their legal responsibilities.