Canada, Tunisia, Qatar, Sweden, Short Film, 2018, 25 min
Winner at 11 film festivals
Mohamed, a hardened shepherd living in rural Tunisia with his wife and two sons, is deeply shaken by the return of his estranged son, Malik, from Syria, accompanied by a mysterious new wife. Subtitled.
Directed by Meryam Joobeur
USA, Short Documentary, 2018, 14 min
Winner of Pure Joy Award at the 5 Point Adventure Film Festival
Jaques “The Frenchy” Houot is an 82-year-old ski racer, competitive mountain biker, incorrigible flirt and one of Carbondale's most famous characters. But the real story is how he inspires us with his contagious love of life, epic tales of survival, ability to counter aging through laughter, and his impact on the community over decades.
Directed by Michelle Smith