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Alba: Not Everyone Will Be Taken
Into the Future

Directed by Tomas Leach, Spain

An intense, intimate and beautiful journey into the mind of Alba, a 16-year-old ballet dancer at the acclaimed Corella Dance Academy in Barcelona. Her inner thoughts start to question the life she is leading, her lost adolescence, and her place in the world.

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Cuban Canvas

Directed by Kavery Kaul, United States

An intriguing intergenerational story of artists in Havana whose works hang in museums and galleries worldwide. They experiment with form, content, and bold vision. The documentary traces the enduring lines between art and life.

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Hoan Alone:
Personal Stories from the Bridge

Directed by Aaron Johnson, United States

Milwaukee’s Daniel Hoan Memorial Bridge is the crown over Summerfest and has become one of the city’s most recognizable landmarks. But it’s also a popular site for suicides. This animated documentary explores the issues of the bridge and suicide through three intimate interviews. Follow animator, Aaron Johnson, as he shares the stories of Dave, John, and Mary.

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Sound and Sole

Directed by Cara Hagan, United States

Arthur Grimes was born and raised in the Appalachian mountains. He is the only professionally working, African-American buck dancer in Boone, North Carolina. In this short documentary, Arthur recounts his dance journey from eager youth to professional master, gives us a glimpse into his performance experience, and demonstrates his deep love for Appalachian music, dance and history.

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The Traffic Separating Device

Directed by Johan Palmgren, Sweden

A traffic separating device is installed in the middle of Stockholm. It is supposed to keep normal cars away and only let buses pass. It turns into a disaster as normal cars continue to go there and hundreds of cars get destroyed every week. Tragic and funny situations occur and we follow the whole mess of human failures.

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Wavy Tales

Directed by Sunjoo Lee, Netherlands

A playful exploration into contemporary myths in a world explained by science and technology. The filmmaker goes around people's homes asking how their microwave ovens work. The rumors, fantasies and odd explanations about the invisible and unknown are told with humor and curiosity.

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The Wayward Cube

Directed by Maria T. Alvarado, United States

In 2017, architect and artist Bolek Ryzinski created his first Art Space, a 12’ x 12’ x 9’ cube with twelve rotating, mirrored and painted panels that produce a kinetic, kaleidoscopic experience. Wayward Cube presents the process of creating the Cube from conception to completion. The unveiling of the Cube was accompanied by music composed by award-winning composer Shiuan Chang and the New York choral group Ekemeles Ensemble.