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Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival

Shorts Programs


  1. AETN STUDENT SELECTS

    Shorts Programs / USA / 2017 / 60 mins
    A selection of Arkansas’s best student-created documentaries.
    AETN STUDENT SELECTS

    The Arlington, Cinema 2
    October 23, 2018 1:00 pm Buy Tickets


  2. Ain’t Dead Yet

    Kevin Thomas Clark / Shorts Programs / USA / 2018 / 5 min mins
    Anthony Smith lost his arm and his ability to walk in service to his country. With intense physical therapy and deep family support, he finds renewed strength and purpose through teaching martial arts and training for the 2020 US Paralympic team.
    Plays In:
    MADE IN ARKANSAS SHORTS

    The Arlington, Cinema 2
    October 23, 2018 10:00 am Buy Tickets


  3. SHORTS: Animated Documentaries

    Shorts Programs / 99 mins mins
    Illustrating life and true stories through creative approaches and innovative animation techniques.

    In This Program: HOAN ALONE: PERSONAL STORIES FROM THE BRIDGE, KAFKA SHRUGGED, LITTLE FIEL, LOTTE THAT SILHOUETTE GIRL, NUEVA VIDA, TRACING ADDAI, AN UNEXPECTED CHRISTMAS, 49 MILE SCENIC DRIVE

    ANIMATED SHORTS

    The Arlington, Cinema 2
    October 27, 2018 12:00 pm Buy Tickets


  4. SHORTS: Bloodlines & Lifelines

    Shorts Programs / 97 mins mins
    Blood is thicker than water when family play a key element in these encouraging stories of solace and survival.

    In This Program: BABY BROTHER, THE GIRL AND THE PICTURE, HOMELESS: THE SOUNDTRACK, LONESOME WILLCOX, MAMA

    BLOODLINES & LIFELINES

    The Arlington, Cinema 2
    October 22, 2018 12:00 pm Buy Tickets

    BLOODLINES & LIFELINES

    The Arlington, Cinema 2
    October 24, 2018 2:30 pm Buy Tickets


  5. SHORTS: Borders & Boundaries

    Shorts Programs / 98 mins mins
    Breaking barriers and tearing down walls before international or interpersonal conflicts create the perfect storm.

    In This Program: EARTHRISE, ERASING THE BORDER, FERRYMAN AT THE WALL, MINING PHOSPHORUS, THE LAST STORM

    BORDERS & BOUNDARIES

    The Arlington, Cinema 2
    October 24, 2018 12:00 pm Buy Tickets

    BORDERS & BOUNDARIES

    The Arlington, Cinema 2
    October 26, 2018 9:30 am Buy Tickets


  6. Compasión (Compassion)

    Gabe Mayhan / Shorts Programs / USA / 6 mins mins
    Returning from active duty in Iraq, Cibelés Ramirez Rodriguez finds peace in rebuilding a life with her 12 year old son and in connecting with others.
    Plays In:
    MADE IN ARKANSAS SHORTS

    The Arlington, Cinema 2
    October 23, 2018 10:00 am Buy Tickets


  7. SHORTS: Made in Arkansas

    Shorts Programs / 85 mins mins
    Local filmmakers showcase their natural talent by documenting reel life in the Natural State.

    In This Program: Ain’t Dead Yet, Compasión (Compassion), Sowing Salvation, Veteran’s Best Friend, COTTON PLANT, FRANK BROYLES, ARKANSAS LEGEND, HAPPY DESTINY HOMES, THE UNDER3 SERIES

    MADE IN ARKANSAS SHORTS

    The Arlington, Cinema 2
    October 23, 2018 10:00 am Buy Tickets


  8. SHORTS: Memories & Mementos (Screening Committee Selects)

    Shorts Programs / 102 mins mins
    Pictures are worth a thousand words in these cinematic souvenirs from the screening committee’s favorite selections.

    In This Program: THE ARTIFACT ARTIST, MY DEAD DAD’S PORNO TAPES, MY GRANDFATHER’S MEMORY BOOK, LAST DANCE AT JOHNSON’S BARN, MY INDIANA MUSE

    MEMORIES & MEMENTOS

    The Arlington, Cinema 2
    October 27, 2018 3:00 pm Buy Tickets


  9. SHORTS: People vs Personas

    Shorts Programs / 99 mins mins
    Subjects in the mirror may appear different than they really are in these revealing stories behind the constructed image and public perception.

    In This Program: BENEATH THE INK, BIG ELVIS, CHULA, WITH INVISIBLE STRINGS, SIDELINED, SUNUNÚ: THE REVOLUTION OF LOVE

    PEOPLE VS PERSONAS

    The Arlington, Cinema 2
    October 25, 2018 4:00 pm Buy Tickets

    PEOPLE VS PERSONAS

    The Arlington, Cinema 2
    October 26, 2018 2:00 pm Buy Tickets


  10. SOLUTIONS OR REVOLUTIONS

    The Arlington, Cinema 2
    October 22, 2018 5:00 pm Buy Tickets

    SOLUTIONS OR REVOLUTIONS

    The Arlington, Cinema 2
    October 25, 2018 2:00 pm Buy Tickets


  11. Sowing Salvation

    Kevin Thomas Clark / Shorts Programs / USA / 2018 / 5 min mins
    After multiple tours in Iraq, Terrell "Spence" Spencer seeks peace through working the land in Northwest Arkansas -and through helping other veterans to heal through farming.
    Plays In:
    MADE IN ARKANSAS SHORTS

    The Arlington, Cinema 2
    October 23, 2018 10:00 am Buy Tickets


  12. Veteran’s Best Friend

    Nathan Willis / Shorts Programs / USA / 2018 / 7 min mins
    When Amanda Hugo returned home after 21 years of service on a U.S. Air Force bomb squad in Iraq, she faced daunting physical and emotional hardships. Her partnership with a service dog - an 18-month old English Mastiff - offers new challenges and solutions.
    Plays In:
    MADE IN ARKANSAS SHORTS

    The Arlington, Cinema 2
    October 23, 2018 10:00 am Buy Tickets