July 2022 Festival – Highlights and Videos

Showcase of the best FILMS in the world today.

Audience Award Winners:
Best Sound & Music: PLEASE DON’T TURN AWAY

Watch the Audience Feedback Video for each film:

SHOPPING CART PEOPLE, 20min., USA, Documentary

Directed by Duffy Hecht

Shopping Cart People presents an unflinching exploration of people living in today’s world as homeless and those advocating for them. Stories are told, lives are shared, as a filmmaker delves into a community’s efforts to help those without a voice and protect their belongings. You’ll see interviews with community members and activists as they grapple with this controversial issue.

WATCH HERE – The audience feedback video of the film!

CANDIDATO 34, 38min., Peru/Canada, Documentary

Directed by Ryan Marley

Bryan Russell is the first person in the world with Down syndrome to ever run for public office. CANDIDATO 34 is a documentary short that follows Bryan and his campaign team during the 2020 congressional election in Peru as he attempts to convince a reluctant public that he is capable of being a congressman, and an important voice for change.

WATCH HERE – The audience feedback video of the film!

PLEASE DON’T TURN AWAY, 3min., Australia, Music Video

Directed by Elizabeth Usher

The compelling music video for “Please Don’t Turn Away”, a song inspired by animal photojournalist and founder of We Animals Media, Jo-Anne McArthur. Written by Elizabeth Usher, performed by MC Pony feat. Leafy Greens, and featuring many of Jo-Anne McArthur’s striking photographs.

WATCH HERE – The audience feedback video of the film!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s