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10:30 AM

UNITED BY WATER

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DIRECTOR: Derrick Lamere

"You can flood the path, but we'll always find our way back"

The 5 tribes (Colville Confederated Tribes, Couer D'Alene, Kalispel, Kootenai Tribe of Idaho, Spokane) of the Upper Columbia River unite on the water in traditional canoes for the first time since the Grand Coulee Dam flooded their traditional waterways 76 years ago.
SAT. APRIL 28

10:30 AM

60 minutes

FEATURE DOC

VENUE: 3 RIVERS MUSEUM

OUR HOME

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DIRECTOR: Bunee Tomlinson

What do a near death experience and eight orphans have in common? A home that changed the course of their lives forever. Our Home is the story of these women viewed through the eyes of Barbra Alusi, who was compelled to tell their stories after a close call with death during surgery. The women recount their trials and triumphs and how the American Legion Children's Home affected their lives and has left a lasting impact.


SAT. APRIL 28

11:30 AM

22 minutes

SHORT DOC

VENUE: 3 RIVERS MUSEUM

THE MURDER OF EUNICE ROCKEFELLER

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DIRECTOR:Russ Fry

On May 12, 1864, Edward Rockefeller returned to Keokuk, Iowa from a nine-month trip down South. Two days later, Eunice Rockefeller was dead from a gunshot wound. The family story includes jealousy, murder, wounded confederate soldiers, and the richest man in the world. This is a true account of the status of women and justice when Iowa was on America's frontier.
SAT. APRIL 28

11:30 AM

34 minutes

SHORT DOC

VENUE: 3 RIVERS MUSEUM

THE LAST DOLL LADY

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DIRECTOR: Taryn Hough

In the 1950s a program called Dolls for Democracy was started. Women known as "doll ladies" would travel to local schools and teach children, through the use of hand carved wooden character dolls, about why racism and intolerance is wrong. Over the decades the program has faded into obscurity, but one woman has made it her life's mission to reignite a nations passion for the programs hopeful message. Selma Bukstein was one of the original doll ladies, now 60 years later and at the age of 91, she's the last doll lady.

SAT. APRIL 28

11:30 AM

22 minutes

SHORT DOC

VENUE: 3 RIVERS MUSEUM

DOC MIDDLETON: THE UNWICKEDEST OUTLAW

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DIRECTOR: David R. Higgins

Horse thief, cattle rustler, businessman, Robin Hood__ Hist story represents the death of the old west and the dawn of a new modern era.
SAT. APRIL 28

1:00 PM

25 minutes

SHORT WESTERN DOC

VENUE: 3 RIVERS MUSEUM

DEAD IN THE SIERRA

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DIRECTOR: Warren Haack

The spectre of Joaquín Murieta still rides in the California countryside. Whoever approaches the legend of this bandit will feel the charismatic force of his gaze Pablo Neruda.

The California Gold Rush of 1849 occurred in the aftermath of the US-Mexican War, which annexed nearly half of Mexico to the United States. Amid the greed, suspicion and fear of that era, many who lost land, family and their futures fought back.



SAT. APRIL 28

1:00 PM

11 minutes

SHORT WESTERN DOC

VENUE: 3 RIVERS MUSEUM

2:00 PM

NICKY

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DIRECTOR: Sam Henderson

An overweight teenager daydreams his way to acceptance.
SAT. APRIL 28

2:00 PM

12 minutes

SHORT DRAMA

VENUE: 3 RIVERS MUSEUM

LEGACY

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DIRECTOR: Islam Balbaa

How difficult it can be to follow your mother's Legacy
SAT. APRIL 28

2:00 PM

6 minutes

SHORT DRAMEDY

VENUE: 3 RIVERS MUSEUM

BROOKLYN IN JULY

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DIRECTOR: Bob Celli

BROOKLYN IN JULY is the story of Frank Walker, an African-American WWII veteran working as a chauffeur. It is the summer of 1945. The War is all but won. The U.S. is riding a wave of triumph even as the undertow of unresolved issues roils beneath. Frank, like so many other African-Americans of the time, is drawn to New York by the promise of better life only to be confronted by the same realities, fear, and hatred he hoped he had left behind. He is a man scarred by a past that is lurking skin deep.

SAT. APRIL 28

2:00 PM

21 minutes

SHORT DRAMA

VENUE: 3 RIVERS MUSEUM



MELISSA

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DIRECTOR: Cedric Thomas Smith

A father tries to save his daughter's life after cyberbullying incidents at school causes her to attempt suicide.
SAT. APRIL 28

2:00 PM

24 minutes

SHORT DRAMA

VENUE: 3 RIVERS MUSEUM

MEMENTO MORI

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DIRECTOR: Stuart Creque

When Charon arrives in a limo instead of a ferryboat, McInerney isn't reluctant to leave behind a wasted life. But when Charon picks up another passenger, McInerney discovers that life can be worth fighting for.
SAT. APRIL 28

2:00 PM

14 minutes

SHORT DRAMA

VENUE: 3 RIVERS MUSEUM

THE SON,THE FATHER

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DIRECTOR: Lukas Hassel

The events on a young boy's birthday have twisted consequences far into his future.
SAT. APRIL 28

2:00 PM

14 minutes

SHORT DRAMA

VENUE: 3 RIVERS MUSEUM

DEPENDENTS

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DIRECTOR: Israel Marquez

The CDC found that 43,982 deaths due to drug poisoning in 2013 were unintentional suicides + 6 % were of undetermined intent.
SAT. APRIL 28

2:00 PM

13 minutes

SHORT DRAMA

VENUE: 3 RIVERS MUSEUM

SOUTH OF SWAN CREEK

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DIRECTOR: Brittney Greer

When Emma Parker buys the horse no one else wanted at the horse auction, it isn't long before she understands why.

Sometimes all it takes is someone to believe in you.
SAT. APRIL 28

2:00 PM

20 minutes

SHORT DRAMA

VENUE: 3 RIVERS MUSEUM

4:15 PM

TUESDAY CROWD

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DIRECTOR: William Kioultzopoulos

Cole is a fry-cook at a greasy burger joint. When his graveyard shift replacement doesn't show up, he finds himself stuck at work late into the night, missing his anniversary dinner with his girlfriend. Across town, Jim (an upstanding owner of his own party-starting business) and his employee Billy finish wrapping up an under-the-table gig when their van is hijacked by a masked robber. As they careen through the city at gunpoint, they come to a crashing halt in the parking lot of the lonely burger joint that Cole is presently staffing. While Jim is distracted and dealing with Cole, the masked robber takes Jim's earnings for the evening and hides in the restaurant. When Jim sees the cash is missing, he storms into the restaurant, on a mission to find the thief and recover his money.

SAT. APRIL 28

4:15 PM

20 minutes

SHORT THRILLER

VENUE: 3 RIVERS MUSEUM

THE BANE OF MAN

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DIRECTOR: Sarah Edmonds

On a trip to a haunted cabin, Daniel, an extremely arrogant college student, comes face-to-face with a legendary monster who offers him the chance to be free of life's responsibilities; however, when the people around him start dying, Dan must face the true consequences of his decision.
SAT. APRIL 28

4:15 PM

15 minutes

SHORT HORROR/THRILLER
STUDENT

VENUE: 3 RIVERS MUSEUM

SARAH'S DREAM

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DIRECTOR: Wendy Keeling

Sarah's Dream is a short film about a troubled and rebellious teenager who is haunted by the same recurring dream night after night. The situation becomes desperate when the voice of her dead ex-boyfriend joins the dream and won't let go.
SAT. APRIL 28

4:15 PM

6 minutes

MICRO-SHORT THRILLER

VENUE: 3 RIVERS MUSEUM

SHADES OF SCARLET

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DIRECTOR: Wendy Keeling

Shades of Scarlet is a powerful story about the paths people choose and how events can turn in a moments notice. The film follows a convicted rapist just released on a technicality. Frustrated with the public reaction to his release, he tries to take a momentary refuge in a dive bar. This becomes difficult when a ball busting nurse hits on him.
SAT. APRIL 28

4:15 PM

14 minutes

SHORT THRILLER

VENUE: 3 RIVERS MUSEUM

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