Shorts 12: U.S. Docs

Grayslake Campus
Saturday, September 7
7:45 pm
Sunday, September 8
10:10 am
Waukegan Campus
Saturday, September 7
3:50 pm
Sunday, September 8
1:35 pm

Betty Feeds The Animals
Directed By: James P. Gannon

Betty loves animals, she loves them so much that everyday she puts 30 bowls of food outside of her home to feed them. She feeds skunks, raccoons, cats, foxes and the occasional opossum. This is her story.
USA, 9 minutes
Festivals: Slamdance

An Accidental Drowning
Directed By: Matteo Servente

On April 28, 1939 Jesse Lee Bond was brutally lynched in Arlington, TN. His official death certificate read: accidentally drowned.
USA, 7 minutes
Festivals: Oxford, Indie Memphis

Fraser Syndrome & Me  
Directed By: Kyle Anne Grendys

Filmmaker Kyle Anne Grendys, is only the 75th person to be born with the rare, recessive gene disorder called Fraser Syndrome. Having always felt alone in the world, she sets out on a journey to find her community and finally meets others just like her.
USA, 20 minutes
Festivals: Sedona

Still Sophie
Directed By: Caroline Knight

Four and a half years ago, young talent Sophia Salveson’s life changed forever. Doctors said she may never walk again, may never talk again…may never perform again. They were wrong.
USA, 7 minutes
Festivals: Nashville, Knoxville, deadCENTER