We will be screening daily a series of short films of Student Voices, Mind Body and State of Mind.
Struggle in Paradise
documentary on exploding homelessness in LA, May 18 @ 5pm (50 Minutes)
Struggle in Paradise is the gripping documentary about the skyrocketing number of homeless people living and dying on the streets of Los Angeles from filmmaker Stuart Perlman, Ph.D.
documentary about three women taking on the addiction epidemic in their state, May 20 at 6:30pm (40 Minutes)
Three women — a fire chief, a judge and a missionary — battle West Virginia’s opioid epidemic in this documentary, Heroin(e), by filmmaker Elaine McMillion Sheldon.
documentary on Native judges using tradition to address the root causes of crime, May 21 @ 5pm & May 24 at 6:30pm (1 Hour 27 Minutes)
Filmmaker Anne Makepeace’s documentary, Tribal Justice, follows two Native American judges as they reach back to traditional concepts of justice addressing the root causes of crime. These models of restorative justice are working and mainstream courts are taking notice.
documentary on non-traditional addiction recovery, May 22 @ 7:00pm (40 Minutes)
Recovery Boys is a 40-minute documentary on four men from a region ravaged by opioid abuse trying to reinvent their lives and mend their broken relationships after years of drug abuse at a farm-based rehab.
Heaven is a Traffic Jam on the 405
documentary about an artist living and working with depression and anxiety, May 25 @ 5:00pm (40 Minutes)
A documentary directed by Frank Stiefel, Heaven is a Traffic Jam on the 405, is about a brilliant but tortured 56-year-old artist channels her depression and anxiety into her work.