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: 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: 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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AmDocs2017 Snapshot: Notes On A Violin (USA, 10 min.)

 

Screening:

Tue., April 4, 11:00 am, Camelot PROGRAM 45

An exploration of the life of a violin-obsessed teacher, who wants to spread the “gospel” of classical music by teaching people he meets how to play the violin.

Ticketshttps://www.showclix.com/event/program-45—amdocs

 

North South doc alliance bolsters AmDocs 2017 lineup

source: realscreen.com

By Meagan Kashty

With 14 films from three international festivals on this year’s slate, the American Documentary Film Festival (AmDocs) promises to bear the fruits of an earlier partnership agreement.

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AmDocs2017 Snapshot: Kanu Belong Keram (SWITZERLAND, 16 min.)

Screening:

Tue., April 4, 2:30 pm, Camelot PROGRAM 50

The building of a canoe can be seen as an example of the importance and greatness of community work.

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AmDocs 2017 Snapshot: The Surrounding Game (USA, 98 min.)

Screening:

Mon., April 3, 4:00 pm, Camelot (AmDocs Film Fund Winner!) PROGRAM 38

In East Asia, the game of Go is hailed as one of mankind’s great cultural treasures. For millennia, masters and disciples have passed the game down as a window to the human mind.

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