Official Selection / Documentary Feature / Director: Aaron Yeger
This documentary tells the true story of the Roma, commonly referred to as Gypsies—a people who have been both romanticized and vilified in popular culture. Read more about A People Uncounted.
For Robbing the Dead
Official Selection / Narrative Feature / Director: Thomas Russell
In frontier Utah, a grieving sheriff is confronted with a grisly crime – an immigrant Frenchman has been robbing the dead of their clothing. Read more about For Robbing the Dead.
The Pruitt-Igoe Myth: An Urban History
Official Selection / Documentary Feature / Directors: Chad Freidrichs
Destroyed in a dramatic and highly-publicized implosion, the Pruitt-Igoe public housing complex has become a widespread symbol of failure amongst architects, politicians and policy makers. Read more about The Pruitt-Igoe Myth: An Urban History.
Crystal Heart Award Winner / Narrative Feature / Director: Alrick Brown
During the 1994 Rwandan genocide, as the country became a slaughterhouse, mosques became places of refuge where Muslims and Christians, Hutus and Tutsis came together to protect each other. Read more about Kinyarwanda.
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The Redemption of General Butt Naked
Official Selection / Documentary Feature / Directors: Eric Strauss, Daniele Anastasion
The Redemption of General Butt Naked tells the story of Joshua Milton Blahyi – aka General Butt Naked – a brutal warlord who murdered thousands during Liberia’s horrific 14-year civil war. Today, the General has renounced his violent past and reinvented himself as Evangelist Joshua Milton Blahyi. Read more about The Redemption of General Butt Naked.