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Tuesday, December 5 • 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Short Docs 3: Compelling Characters LIMITED

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Duterte's Hell
Directed by Aaron Goodman & Luis Liwanag 
Run Time: 9m, Philippines
The terror and devastation of President Rodrigo Duterte’s drug war in the Philippines.

Ghosts of The Arctic
Directed by Abraham Joffe
Run Time: 7 min, Australia
Polar Photographer, Joshua Holko, journeys through the frozen expanse of Svalbard seeking to encounter and photograph the majestic polar bear on foot, something rarely attempted.

Lifted: A Ski Film for the Rest of Us
Directed by Oly Mingo
Run Time: 30 min, USA
A wintertime love story exploring the universal attraction between skier, boarder and mountain. From first chair to flamingo days, from deep powder to epic corduroy, this is a celebrates athletes and amateurs of all shapes and styles.

Directed by Emil Kahr
Run Time: 4 min, Denmark
In the rural mountains of Galicia, Spain a particular group of people practice an ancient tradition in which the village men wrestle and tame wild mountain horses with their bare hands in order to trim the horses' mane and tail. But a young courageous girl named Lucia decides that this man-vs-beast tradition is no longer just for men.

Still I Rise
Directed by Gabriel Diamond, Patrick Nelson Barnes and Phil Collis 
Run Time: 4 min, USA
A visual and musical interpretation of American poet and civil rights activist Maya Angelou’s electrifying poem "Still I Rise." Juxtaposing Angelou's timeless words with imagery of struggle and change from the past to the present, "Still I Rise" prompts us to ask ourselves: What side of the divide do you stand on? Where will you forge common ground?

Ten Meter Tower
Directed by Maximilien Van Aertryck & Axel Danielson
Run Time: 16 min, Sweden
People who have never been up a ten meter diving tower before have to choose whether to jump or climb down. The situation itself highlights a dilemma: to weigh the instinctive fear of taking the step out against the humiliation of having to climb down.

The Collection
Directed by Adam Roffman
Run time: 11 min, USA
Two friends stumble upon the holy grail of movie memorabilia in the most unlikely of places.

$30 to Antarctica
Directed by Joey Chu
Run Time: 18 min, USA
Ka Foon Chau grew up an impoverished child but retired a renowned doctor. Raised in 1960s Hong Kong, Chau faced the bias of her elders who attempted to discourage her interest in the academics but a small gesture of support she received from a teacher allowed Chau to build a life and career that moved beyond the restrictive boundaries set by her parents’ generation, including fulfilling a childhood dream to see Antarctica.

Tuesday December 5, 2017 3:00pm - 4:30pm AKST
Alaska Experience Theater Large