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Documentary Shorts: Portraits

About the Program

Sports, community, and personal identity provide portraits of human  strength and resilience in these short documentaries.

Small Talk
A filmmaker observes the cul-de-sac where she grew up among a community of small talkers.

Olympic Favela
Photographer Marc Ohrem-Leclef captures the impact of preparations for the 2016 Olympics on Rio’s favelas.

Remember Me
Kate Carter uses her nonprofit to help those facing death create living mementos for their loved ones.

Ten-year-old Keet loves skateboarding more than anything else and tries to find other girls who share her passion.

The Cyclist
Filmmaker Eugene Jarecki (Why We Fight) explores Cuba from within the country’s criminal justice system.

We Are
In trying to recast the Penn State slogan, an alum uncovers its proud history.

Where Did You Sleep Last Night?
Jean Day, homeless in Boston, struggles to find housing and stay sober.

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Film Information

Section Short Film
Type Documentary
Length 97 min

Screening Information

Ticket Price $15.00

Date 06/25, 2:45PM
Venue Starlight Theatre
Address 1 N Union Street