Documentary Shorts: Making an Impact

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Each of these short documentaries shows the impact one person—or even a dog—can make.

Joe’s Violin
A 91-year-old Holocaust survivor donates his violin to a local instrument drive, changing the life of a 12-year-old in the South Bronx.

Zain’s Summer
At 13, Zain fled violence and danger in Pakistan. Now he has just six weeks to acclimate to America before school starts.

Johnny Physical Lives
A young man battling leukemia draws incredible strength from the rock and roll in his blood.

Bad Dog: A Penitentiary Tale
An investigation of the facts and folklore surrounding Pep, a black Lab convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison in 1924.

Phil's Camino
Battling stage-four cancer, Phil dreams of walking the Camino de Santiago pilgrimage route in Spain.

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