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SHORT FEATURES 2

RUN TIME: 105 mins

Q&A with expected guests Sam Mirpoorian and Jim Poyser (Little Warriors), and Veronica Brady, Eamon Harrington and Susan Munro(Love 99).

No matter what challenges they face, the subjects of these documentaries find their own techniques to overcome adversity.

ADDITIONAL SCREENINGS:

SUN, NOV 12 | 5:15 PM | Freemark Abbey

STANDING/STILL STANDING

Matthew Sanford is a paraplegic yoga instructor who transforms people’s lives with his unconventional teaching methods. Three people turn to Matthew as a last resort, only to discover they may gain more than what they believe to have been lost.

RUN TIME: 39 Mins
FILM PROGRAM: Short Features 2
DIRECTOR(s): Andrew Walton
PRODUCER(s): Andrew Walton, Dallas Brennan Rexer
KEY CAST: Matthew Sanford, Angelique LeLe, Bruce Kramer, Burness Britt and Ann Richardson

DIRECTOR BIO: ANDREW WALTON
Andrew Walton’s first documentary Arctic Son premiered at Full Frame Film Festival and was broadcast on POV to wide acclaim. His documentary The Thing That Happened garnered the Grand Jury Prize at the UN Film Festival.

LITTLE WARRIORS

A group of young people aged 9 to 20 successfully inspired their City Council to pass a youth-led Climate Recovery Resolution action plan, making Indianapolis the largest city in the United States to do so.

RUN TIME: 21 Mins
FILM PROGRAM: Short Features 2
DIRECTOR(s): Sam Miro
PRODUCER(s): Jim Poyser, C. Thomas Lewis

DIRECTOR BIO: SAM MIRO
Sam Miro is a television and film director, editor, writer, and producer. His first two films were based on the criminalization of homelessness in the city of Indianapolis. Little Warriors is his third film.

LOVE 99

Los Angeles has a long-standing community of 99-seat theaters that allow actors and creators to produce and present their work without anyone having to be paid. When a rule change is threatened, actors fight back to maintain creative and artistic freedom.

RUN TIME: 43 Mins
FILM PROGRAM: Short Features 2
DIRECTOR(s): Veronica Brady
PRODUCER(s): Veronica Brady, Daniel Henning, Shaina Rosenthal, Graham Sibley
KEY CAST: Amir Levi, Daniel Stewart, Deborah S. Craig, Frances Fisher, Graham Sibley, Helen Mirren, Katie Lowes, Michael Shepperd, Rebecca Mozo, Richard Azurdi

DIRECTOR BIO: VERONICA BRADY
Veronica Brady has directed over 100 plays, founded three theatre companies, worked on countless television and film productions, and received an Emmy and numerous Ovation and LA Weekly awards.