Short Documentary Program
TIM HAWKINS: PROFESSIONAL MORON
Directed by Christina Russell/12 minutes
After getting swept away by his whirlwind career, a comedian learns the meaning of true success.
Directed by Tim Hedberg/28 minutes
In the early 1980s, General Motors found the perfect place in Detroit to build a factory. That meant jobs, economic development and prosperity. So, what’s the problem? An entire neighborhood stood in the way. This documentary explores the City of Hamtramck’s, aka Poletown, battle to stop GM and the city of Detroit from taking the property-in-question by using eminent domain and justifying it as for the “public good”.
Directed by Faith Marsh/12 minutes
Monica Kelsey turns her past into a passion for saving abandoned babies.
Directed by Grace Zander/9 minutes
A tattoo artist experiences a radical transformation and wants to help others turn their lives around by using his gifts.