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8 films in package
"Sentinels" is an immersive observational film that follows a group of young radical environmental activists who undertake a tree-sitting campaign to stop a large logging company from clear-cutting a forest in Northern California.
Nasir, a transgender musician, comes out to several family members over the phone, as he recounts the steps towards his decision to transition, and composes a song to himself.
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A group of Black and Latin women activists in San José, California, drive a grassroots movement to remove police from their children's schools.
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Nice To Meet You All
A celebration of a woman with Dissociative Identity Disorder who has survived human trafficking rings in the US.
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ᎤᏕᏲᏅ (What They’ve Been Taught)
Expressions of reciprocity in the Cherokee world as conveyed in a story told by an elder and first language speaker.
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We Are Like Waves
An intimate look into how surfing changes the life of a young woman named Sanu, documenting the struggles and breakthroughs of becoming one of the first female Sri Lankan surfers.
After Skid Row
"After Skid Row" documents the journey of Barbie Carter as she navigates the transition to housed life following the brutal reality of a decade on the streets.
The Picture Taking Experiment
An elderly man living in obscurity in the suburbs of Los Angeles tells the story of when he inadvertently produced the world’s first up-close image of another planet in the summer of 1965.
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Showcase of powerful documentary shorts curated by LA Times Short Docs, which launched in February of this year.

Content Advisory: Films in this block may contain triggering and/or sensitive language or material, including sexual content, strong language, sexual assault/abuse, and mature themes.

Expressions of reciprocity in the Cherokee world as conveyed in a story told by an elder and first language speaker.

Film Contact:

Nia Tero


  • Year
  • Runtime
    9 minutes
  • Language
  • Country
  • Premiere
    Indiana Premiere
  • Rating
    Suitable for All Ages
  • Social Media
  • Director
    Brit Hensel
  • Screenwriter
    Told by: Thomas Belt
  • Producer
    Taylor Hensel, Adam Mazo, Kavita Pillay, Tracy Rector
  • Executive Producer
    Tracy Rector
  • Cast
    Thomas Belt, John Henry Gloyne, Ernie Tiger, Booger Gloyne, Beau Carroll