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The Wind Fisherman 
Shorts
12 minutes
Director: Anna McRoberts
Year: 2007
Country: U.S.A.
thewindfisherman.com

Thu 12:40 pm RUSH , Sat 12:40 pm RUSH , Sun 3:40 pm RUSH

The wind fisherman lives in the windiest town in the world where he "fishes" for objects that have blown away and returns them to their rightful owners. In this wildly imaginative and sweet story, Gust Town's local hero embarks on a journey in search of adventure and ends up finding himself. [family friendly]



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Guide Dog 
Shorts
6 minutes
Director: Bill Plympton
Year: 2006
Country: U.S.A.
plymptoons.com


http://www.plymptoons.com/gallery/gallery.html Guide Dog is the sequel to Bill Plympton's Oscar-nominated short film Guard Dog. This time around our "hero" helps people who are blin- with typically disastrous results. [family-friendly]

In Search of the Colors 
Documentaries
8 minutes
Director: Will Kim
Year: 2008
Country: U.S.A.
willkim.net

In this animated documentary, Will Kim celebrates the talents and dreams of the Alexander's House family. Through handdrawn and painterly animation techniques, Kim tells a story of his own experiences from volunteering at this home for people with developmental disabilities. [family-friendly]

Sponsor: Project A

Kick Like A Girl 
Documentaries
24 minutes
Director: Jenny Mackenzie
Year: 2008
Country: U.S.A.
kicklikeagirlmovie.com


http://www.kicklikeagirlmovie.com/ The Mighty Cheetahs, a third grade girls soccer team, has never lost a game. In search of a greater challenge, their coach signs them up in the boys division. With humor and candor this documentary reveals the reality of boy-girl issues and what "kick like a girl" really means. [family-friendly]

2009 Audience Award Best Short Film: Dramatic or Documentary

Moving Windmills 
Documentaries
7 minutes
Director: Scott Thrift
Year: 2008
Country: U.S.A.
mssngpeces.com

In late 2006, a Malawian newspaper wrote about William Kamkwmamba, a remarkable young man from a remote rural village north of the capital city. Forced to drop out of high school for lack of money, William saw a picture of a windmill in a textbook and decided to build one to power his family's home. Using found materials and scrapyard parts, he built a series of windmills which would change his and his family's life. A visit to America reinforces his dreams to complete his education and bring power to his country. [family-friendly,
subtitles]

Shikashika 
Documentaries
10 minutes
Director: Stephen J. Hyde
Year: 2008
Country: U.S.A., Peru
shikashika.com

With stunning cinematography and lively music, this documentary short offers a rare glimpse of life in the Andes Mountains of Peru. Eighty-two-year-old Maji, with her son and grandson, earn their living by harvesting glacial ice for Shikashika, a frozen delicacy they sell in town. [family-friendly, subtitles]

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