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Kick Like A Girl
 
Documentaries
24 minutes
2008
Director(s): Jenny Mackenzie
U.S.A.
Thu 12:40 pm Varsity 3
Sat 12:40 pm Varsity 3
Sun 3:40 pm Varsity 3
http://www.kicklikeagirlmovie.com/
Synopsis
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
Playing with ...
 
Shorts
6 minutes
2006
Director(s): Bill Plympton
U.S.A.
Thu 12:40 pm Varsity 3
Sat 12:40 pm Varsity 3
Sun 3:40 pm Varsity 3
http://www.plymptoons.com/gallery/gallery.html
Synopsis
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]
 
Documentaries
8 minutes
2008
Director(s): Will Kim
U.S.A.
Thu 12:40 pm Varsity 3
Fri 9:40 pm Varsity 3
Sat 12:40 pm Varsity 3
Sat 3:40 pm Varsity 3
Sun 10:10 AM Varsity 3
Sun 3:40 pm Varsity 3
Synopsis
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
 
Documentaries
7 minutes
2008
Director(s): Scott Thrift
U.S.A.
Thu 12:40 pm Varsity 3
Sat 12:40 pm Varsity 3
Sun 3:40 pm Varsity 3
Synopsis
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]
 
Documentaries
10 minutes
2008
Director(s): Stephen J. Hyde
U.S.A., Peru
Thu 12:40 pm Varsity 3
Sat 12:40 pm Varsity 3
Sun 3:40 pm Varsity 3
Synopsis
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]

 
Shorts
12 minutes
2007
Director(s): Anna McRoberts
U.S.A.
Thu 12:40 pm Varsity 3
Sat 12:40 pm Varsity 3
Sun 3:40 pm Varsity 3
Synopsis
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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