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Friday, August 16
 

1:00pm

Documentary: Her Turf / Worlds of Ursula K Le Guin
HER TURF: THE UNTOLD STORY OF ABOUT THREE FEMALE FOOTBALL REFS

Total Run Time: 17:00
Director: Shantel Hansen
Country of Origin: United States
Ratings: None
Synopsis: This short documentary follows three female football referees as they claim access to a powerful role in a male-dominated industry.  This timely film reveals the struggles and triumphs of three referees who didn’t set out to be trailblazers but are, by their very presence, opening doors for women who will arrive after them.

* Female Filmmaker

WORLDS OF URSULA K LE GUIN

Total Run Time: 69:00
Director: Arwen Curry
Country of Origin: United States
Ratings: None
Synopsis: Worlds of Ursula K. Le Guin is a feature documentary that explores the remarkable life and legacy of the science fiction and fantasy writer Ursula K. Le Guin. Produced with Le Guin’s participation over the course of a decade, the film is a journey through the writer's inimitable career and her worlds, both real and fantastic.

* Female Filmmaker


Friday August 16, 2019 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Douglass Theatre 355 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Macon, GA 31201

4:15pm

Documentary: Free Trip to Egypt
FREE TRIP TO EGYPT

Total Run Time: 93:00
Director: Ingrid Serban
Country of Origin: Egypt, Switzerland, United States
Ratings: None
Synopsis: A Canadian-Egyptian entrepreneur living in Switzerland offers a free trip to Egypt to Americans concerned about an Islamic threat. What happens when the ultra conservative school teacher and her husband are paired with a young Egyptian revolutionary? The liberal American woman with an Egyptian journalist who covers her hair, the preacher and Miss Kentucky with an ultra orthodox Muslim family?


Friday August 16, 2019 4:15pm - 6:00pm
Hargray Capitol Theatre 382 2nd St, Macon, GA 31201
 
Saturday, August 17
 

3:00pm

Documentary: Liyana
LIYANA 

Total Run Time: 77:00
Director: Aaron Kopp & Amanda Kopp
Country of Origin: Swaziland
Ratings: Adult Situations
Synopsis: Five Swazi orphaned children turn their past trauma into creative fuel for an original collective fairytale, in which they send a young girl on a dangerous quest.

* Female Filmmaker


Saturday August 17, 2019 3:00pm - 4:15pm
Douglass Theatre 355 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Macon, GA 31201

6:00pm

Documentary: Southern Stories

THE VISION OF ULYSSES DAVIS

Total Run Time: 10:00
Director: Alexia Oldini & Steven Gray
Country of Origin: United States
Ratings: None
Synopsis: Ulysses Davis constructed an idiom distinctly his own and his extraordinary body of work speaks vividly to the nature of his experience as an African-American artist and barber in the American South in the 20th century. This film is a reflection on his work and an offering to the legacy of this singular man.

EDGECOMBE

Total Run Time: 14:32
Director: Crystal Kayiza
Country of Origin: United States
Ratings: None
Synopsis: Edgecombe County is a predominantly African-American agricultural community in the eastern region of North Carolina. Crafted as a character exploration, Edgecombe highlights the exhaustion of overcoming individual circumstances while navigating shared systemic experiences. Through a small window of time and space, the film presents the numerous ways Black folks overcome across generations. By revealing this timeline the film exhumes a long lineage of survival.

LUMPKIN, GA

Total Run Time: 39:00
Director: Nicholas Manting Brewer
Country of Origin: United States
Ratings: None
Synopsis: A fading southern town. A massive immigrant detention center down the road. A mosaic of life in the middle of America’s immigration crackdown.


Saturday August 17, 2019 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Georgia Sports Hall of Fame 301 Cherry St, Macon, GA 31201
 
Sunday, August 18
 

10:30am

Documentary: Liyana
LIYANA 

Total Run Time: 77:00
Director: Aaron Kopp & Amanda Kopp
Country of Origin: Swaziland
Ratings: Adult Situations
Synopsis: Five Swazi orphaned children turn their past trauma into creative fuel for an original collective fairytale, in which they send a young girl on a dangerous quest.

* Female Filmmaker


Sunday August 18, 2019 10:30am - 11:45am
Hargray Capitol Theatre 382 2nd St, Macon, GA 31201

11:00am

Documentary: Her Turf / Worlds of Ursula K Le Guin
HER TURF: THE UNTOLD STORY OF ABOUT THREE FEMALE FOOTBALL REFS

Total Run Time: 17:00
Director: Shantel Hansen
Country of Origin: United States
Ratings: None
Synopsis: This short documentary follows three female football referees as they claim access to a powerful role in a male-dominated industry.  This timely film reveals the struggles and triumphs of three referees who didn’t set out to be trailblazers but are, by their very presence, opening doors for women who will arrive after them.

* Female Filmmaker

WORLDS OF URSULA K LE GUIN

Total Run Time: 69:00
Director: Arwen Curry
Country of Origin: United States
Ratings: None
Synopsis: Worlds of Ursula K. Le Guin is a feature documentary that explores the remarkable life and legacy of the science fiction and fantasy writer Ursula K. Le Guin. Produced with Le Guin’s participation over the course of a decade, the film is a journey through the writer's inimitable career and her worlds, both real and fantastic.

* Female Filmmaker

Sunday August 18, 2019 11:00am - 12:30pm
Georgia Sports Hall of Fame 301 Cherry St, Macon, GA 31201

2:15pm

Documentary: Southern Stories

THE VISION OF ULYSSES DAVIS

Total Run Time: 10:00
Director: Alexia Oldini & Steven Gray
Country of Origin: United States
Ratings: None
Synopsis: Ulysses Davis constructed an idiom distinctly his own and his extraordinary body of work speaks vividly to the nature of his experience as an African-American artist and barber in the American South in the 20th century. This film is a reflection on his work and an offering to the legacy of this singular man.

EDGECOMBE

Total Run Time: 14:32
Director: Crystal Kayiza
Country of Origin: United States
Ratings: None
Synopsis: Edgecombe County is a predominantly African-American agricultural community in the eastern region of North Carolina. Crafted as a character exploration, Edgecombe highlights the exhaustion of overcoming individual circumstances while navigating shared systemic experiences. Through a small window of time and space, the film presents the numerous ways Black folks overcome across generations. By revealing this timeline the film exhumes a long lineage of survival.

LUMPKIN, GA

Total Run Time: 39:00
Director: Nicholas Manting Brewer
Country of Origin: United States
Ratings: None
Synopsis: A fading southern town. A massive immigrant detention center down the road. A mosaic of life in the middle of America’s immigration crackdown.

Sunday August 18, 2019 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Hargray Capitol Theatre 382 2nd St, Macon, GA 31201

5:00pm

Documentary: Free Trip to Egypt
FREE TRIP TO EGYPT

Total Run Time: 93:00
Director: Ingrid Serban
Country of Origin: Egypt, Switzerland, United States
Ratings: None
Synopsis: A Canadian-Egyptian entrepreneur living in Switzerland offers a free trip to Egypt to Americans concerned about an Islamic threat. What happens when the ultra conservative school teacher and her husband are paired with a young Egyptian revolutionary? The liberal American woman with an Egyptian journalist who covers her hair, the preacher and Miss Kentucky with an ultra orthodox Muslim family?


Sunday August 18, 2019 5:00pm - 6:45pm
Douglass Theatre 355 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Macon, GA 31201