Indie Memphis Film Festival 2020 presented by Duncan-Williams, Inc.

Documentary Competition Shorts

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11 films in package
And Don't Forget I Love You
A young Black girl navigates family, romance, and emerging adulthood in a segregated California as captured through home footage of Ernest Beane, a Pullman Porter.
I think it's enough, isn't it?
Reconstructing one last encounter with Dad.
Jesa is a Korean tradition honoring their ancestors. The filmmaker interviewed her parents about this ritual tradition of Korea. However, it goes totally unexpected.
salt & sea
Gerald is one of about a dozen living lighthouse keepers left in Ireland.
Dia de las Madres (Mother's Day)
Separated by the US/Mexico border for more than 30 years, Eddy and his mom try to reconnect over the phone.
Closed captions available
Still Processing
A box of stunning family photos awakens grief and lost memories as they are viewed for the first time on camera.
A Galaxy Sits in the Cracks
In this experimental short, a series of movements explore how Afrofuturist thinkers and activists mobilize the philosophy as a lived experience–one that can enact change in their communities.
Closed captions available
The Funeral Singer
A funeral singer based in Richmond California reflects on how she got started in her career and how her music provides healing for families who are grieving.
Ninlawan Pinyo is the matriarch of a Thai American family, who hustled for her fortune by founding a pork sausage factory in Chiang Mai, Thailand.
The Starr Sisters
Patte and Randa Starr are fun experts. After overcoming a dark past, these sisters are committed to living out the childhood they never had.
Documentary Competition Shorts Q&A
A conversation with the directors. Moderated by Kayla Myers (Programmer, Indie Memphis).
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Separated by the US/Mexico border for more than 30 years, Eddy and his mom try to reconnect over the phone.

  • Year
  • Runtime
    10 minutes
  • Language
  • Country
  • Premiere
    Regional Premiere
  • Director
    Moises Barba, David Hutchinson