January 11, 2020
Farm Truck 912
by Kylie Procita - USA - 8 min.
Farm Truck 912 is a mobile farm truck that emerged from the Forsyth Farmer's Market and was started by two women. Its goals are to provide fresh produce to neighborhoods in Savannah, Georgia with low food access. Lena Banks and Tasha Cunningham, the current managers of the truck, discuss how the truck started, its goals for impacting Savannah, and how their work is making a difference in combating unequal distribution of resources.
Join us Saturday, January 11, 2020 at the Synchronicity Theatre for the Spotlight Film Awards, a showcase of the very best independent films of 2019.
The Last Trap Family
by Hudson Lines - USA - 11 min.
Meet Corey Forrest, a 3rd generation self-described fishermom, as she works with her family on the last trap fishing operation in Rhode Island. To join Corey and her father Alan aboard their ship is to peek into a bygone world powered not by technology but by traditions handed down from generations. As they work with gear maintained for decades, they fight to keep a family business afloat and maintain a way of life connected to and in partnership with the natural world.
by Eilish Nobes - USA - 5 min.
Jupiter Florida is home to one of the most highly diversified marine ecosystems in the world and the birthplace of Shark Addicts, a group of ocean enthusiasts that educate masses through ecotourism and marine conservation. With hopes of shattering the common misconception of these ‘apex predators’ as well as bring awareness to their biggest threat, humans. Cameron, Mickey, Chris, and Mathew - the pillars behind this shark addiction – will take us free diving for an up-close experience.
Forest of Tranquility
by Christophe Anagnostopoulos - Greece - 6 min.
A short non-narrative experimental documentary film, capturing moments of tranquility inside the forests of Epirus, Greece, while also raising awareness so that this beautiful image of nature can be preserved in the future by protecting the environment.
The Last Harvest
by Alexis Spradic - USA - 20 min.
The Last Harvest offers a rare glimpse into the hopes, hardships, and uncertain futures of three family growers. Harvesters face a harsh reality of tightened immigration control and inefficient guest worker programs that prevent growers from finding a workforce to pick their fields. These problems threaten our availability of fresh food and our vibrant and thriving agricultural community.
Shorts Four : Our Stomping Ground
Screens Friday, November 8, 2019 at 9:30 PM
November 7 - 9, 2019 at Synchronicity Theatre
by Fraser Jones - USA - 16 min.
A grassroots group of modern day freedom fighters in rural Alabama bands together to take back their town from the hands of industrial polluters and passive politicians, in the midst of high stakes local election.
by Ben Moon - USA - 12 min.
After serving in the Vietnam War, author and eco-warrior Doug Peacock spent years alone in the Wyoming and Montana wilderness observing grizzly bears. This time in the wild changed the course of his life. With the protection of Yellowstone grizzlies now under threat, Peacock reflects on the importance of habitat and why he continues to fight for wild causes.