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In the Same Direction: Jeff Pifher & Socrates Trial Search
Directed by Alexander Craven 17 min


From the inception of a musical idea, through the recording process and live performance, this short documentary tells the story of Jeff Pifher and his band Socrates' Trial and their idea of what jazz can be today. 

A Voice For Whales
Directed by Selket Kaufman 23 minDocumentary, Drama

A Voice for Whales tells the inspiring story of environmental activist and Pacific Whale Foundation Founder Greg Kaufman and his lifelong fight to save humpback whales from extinction. Filmmaker and photojournalist Selket Kaufman deftly weaves together archived images, newsreel footage, and personal interviews to create an intimate portrait of this enigmatic unsung hero who grew a fledgling nonprofit organization into a global thought leader in marine conservation. Employing science and data-driven research, Greg advocated tirelessly for whales and other marine life and never faltered in his quest to educate the public and raise awareness about the ocean and its inhabitants. A Voice for Whales chronicles one man’s journey in standing up for what he believed and, against the odds, helping to protect our oceans.

Too Good To Be Forgotten
Directed by Andy Bystrom, John Bystrom 20 minDocumentary, War

This movie is a personal Navy Documentary on World War II and Korean War Patrol Craft Sailors. This film has rare WWII and Bikini Atoll color film and photographs of the Pacific war zone taken by my dad, Lieutenant (junior grade) John Bystrom (deceased) and the historical sea stories from Patrol Craft sailors now in their 80s and 90s.  My film is dedicated to the 50,000 Patrol Craft Sailors who served this country that are too good to be forgotten.

Swipe Left: The Age of Disposable Relationships
Directed by Amber Ostergaard min

A documentary exploring how technology has changed courtship and communication in romantic relationships.

Q&A with "SHORT DOCUMENTARIES Block" Filmmakers
Sunday, Oct 18, 2020 9:00am - 10:00am

All event times are Pacific Time.

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