Documentary Shorts film still
Documentary Shorts film still



Friday, Oct. 27 at 11:30 a.m.

Shorts Programs

Documentary Shorts: Unique Courage

110 min.
Genre: Coming-of-Age, Documentary, War

This collection of three documentary short films chronicles unique stories of courage in the face of great dangers and obstacles. Preceded by a special Katie Spikes legacy presentation.

good boy

Directed by Russell Chadwick
USA, 2023, 35 min.

Southeast premiere

Doug Seus and his incredible family built a bond with a 1,500-pound grizzly bear, Bart the Bear, that took them all over the world and on screen with some of Hollywood's biggest stars.

Producer: Edward Zwick
Cast: Doug Seus, Brad Pitt, Sean Penn, Robert Duvall, Bart the Bear


Mayan Softball Revolution

Directed by Michael Zimbalist
Colombia/USA, 2023, 40 min.

Southeast premiere

Two groups of indigenous women from Mayan villages in Mexico's Yucatán Peninsula form softball teams and make a lasting impact on their communities' deep-seated machismo culture.   

Writer: Michael Zimbalist
Producers: Michael Zimbalist, John Skipper, Smriti Keshari


The Volunteer

Directed by David Brodie
USA, 2023, 35 min.

Georgia premiere

A Japanese American Vietnam War veteran struggles to overcome his feelings of guilt and anger, find a sense of belonging, and reunite with the friend who saved his life.

Writers: Bruce Nakashima, David Brodie
Producer: Dina Ciccotello
Cast: Bruce Nakashima, LV Hendking, Algene Hendking, Toni Juarez