WNY Short Films
Join us For Docs and Donuts!
We'll have a special at our concessions stand - coffee and a delicious Donut from Donuts Delite for $3!
FAMILY REWRITTEN Directed by Yasmin Mistry [13 min]
Despite battling Cystic Fibrosis, Camilla, age 16, identifies as a typical middle-class American teenager until the thread that holds her family together suddenly snaps.
POPO Directed by Emma Donaher [9 min]
A portrait of Mariana Liaw, or Popo to her grandchildren.
IT WILL BE LIKE MAGIC Directed by Mustafa Hussain [16 min]
Hasan is a 16-year-old Rohingya refugee living in Chicago who fleed the genocide in Burma.
MS. JACKSON Directed by Nate Bellavia [13 min]
Facing an uncertain round of cancer treatments, Ms. Jackson has unflinching optimism.
THE FIGHTER Directed by Boris Shirman [13 min]
Enmanuel is a 25-year-old illegal Dominican immigrant in the Bronx who is pursuing higher education, a boxing career, and military service to make reparations to his life.
LEFT UNSAID Directed by Traci Westcott [9 min]
Army veteran Tabitha Emo’s service continues she helps take care of her step-father.
THIS IS SYRACUSE Directed by Eden Strachan [13 min]
A story about a city in crisis and the people who are trying to save it.
COMING BACK Directed by Emily Hunt & Boris Shirmann [2 min]
Spending half his life in prison, Thomas is re-entering a world of smartphones and colors.
WE ARE ITHACA Director Becky Lane / Executive Producer Robyn Wishna [7 min]
More than 1,200 people participated in a community portrait project in Ithaca, NY.
* The inaugural Election Day Grant, funded by the Rochester Documentary Filmmakers Group, will be presented to Julie Gelfand prior to the screening. *
COMMUNITY PARTNER: Rochester/Finger Lakes Film Commission