Academy Award-Nominated Documentary Shorts 2015, Prog. A

Friday, January 30 - Thursday, February 26, 2015

Joanna (Aneta Kopacz) – 40 minutes/Poland/Polish: With great visual poetry, Joanna portrays the simple and meaningful moments in the life of her family. Diagnosed with an untreatable illness, Joanna promises her son that she will do her best to live for as long as possible. It is a story of close relationships, tenderness, love and thoughtfulness.

Crisis Hotline: Veterans Press 1 (Ellen Goosenberg Kent and Dana Perry) – 39 minutes/USA/English: The timely documentary Crisis Hotline: Veterans Press 1 spotlights the traumas endured by America’s veterans, as seen through the work of the hotline’s trained responders, who provide immediate intervention and support in hopes of saving the lives of service members.

  • Running Time 84 minutes