2021

Official Selection
Narrative Short
United States
Runtime:
21 minutes
16 seconds
Director:
Ross Kagan Marks

Two men form an unlikely bond during Covid in an assisted living facility in the last days of their lives.

Official Selection
Documentary Feature
United States
Runtime:
1 hour(s)
23 minutes
Director:
Kathy Kuras

Meet quarterback Sami Grisafe, San Francisco 49ers coach Katie Sowers and other legends of women’s tackle football who played for the love of the game against all odds. With commentary from Hall of Fame running back Franco Harris and 49ers Head Coach Kyle Shanahan, OPEN FIELD tells the story of the women who leave everything on the field in their drive for greatness, earning recognition and respect.

Official Selection
Narrative Feature
United States
Runtime:
1 hour(s)
33 minutes
Director:
Dane Sears

After being threatened to be ran out of town for repeatedly refusing to help a strange and frightened young couple, a lonely and miserable old preacher must learn to move forward from his troubling past and face the terrifying reason why the couple had fled their rural, dilapidated home in terror.

Official Selection
Narrative Short
United States
Runtime:
7 minutes
45 seconds
Director:
Josh Funk

A man wakes up locked in a strange bathroom where something is lurking behind the walls.

Official Selection
Narrative Short
India
Runtime:
13 minutes
5 seconds
Director:
Nischhal Sharma

Rimi, a housewife, stuck in the mundane life of domesticity finds herself on the threshold of leaving everything behind and embracing liberation when a desire awakens in her after she encounters young and attractive Riya.

Official Selection
Narrative Feature
United States
Runtime:
1 hour(s)
39 minutes
25 seconds
Director:
Kiel Thorlton

After losing his wife during the birth of his second child, Levi is thrust into raising two young girls, alone. However, when forced to borrow money from a ruthless loan shark, he must fight to save his family and the home his family was made in.

Official Selection
Documentary Feature
United States
Runtime:
1 hour(s)
14 minutes
Director:
Thomas Verrettee

A diverse group of middle-school students go on the journey of a lifetime when they compete in a nationwide competition sponsored by MIT to code satellites aboard the International Space Station.

Official Selection
Narrative Short
United States
Runtime:
7 minutes
36 seconds
Director:
Shanden Simmons

Revenge comes on the screen as a person seeking revenge is enacting revenge. 

 

*Winner of the Paducah 48 Hour Film Project 2021

Official Selection
Documentary Feature
United States
Runtime:
1 hour(s)
22 minutes
Director:
Laura Wing-Kamoosi, Jim Kamoosi

With the lives of 62,000+ uninsured Idahoans at stake, a tiny grassroots team led by a married couple with a newborn and almost no political experience hit the road in a busted 1977 RV to campaign for Medicaid expansion. Somehow, it looks like they might even win.

Official Selection
Documentary Feature
United States
Runtime:
1 hour(s)
26 minutes
Director:
Brandon Kramer

In a divided America, Van Jones attempts to pass a landmark criminal justice bill -- and finds himself under fire from all sides.

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