Program 16
October 24, 2:00pm 

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Wood Hood

United States / Documentary / 16 mins

Director: Alexander Cullen

Producer: Alexander Cullen, Manny Almonte, Andy Isaacson

Cast: DeVaughn Bullock-Wireback

DeVaughn is a 15-year-old kid from New York City who loves skateboarding and craves a "quiet place" to escape the chaos of his home, the city, and kids that steal from him. The film follows Devon on a weekend-long group camping trip with Camping To Connect, a BIPOC-led mentorship program that teaches leadership, brotherhood, and inclusion in the outdoors. 

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Down The Line

United States / Documentary / 4 mins

Director: Oliver Hamilton

Producer: Stephanie Roush

Cast: Wiley Miller, Becky Miller

Wiley Miller, a pro skier of legend, and his captivation by an unattempted ski line help him reach terms with his mother’s daunting search for an experimental treatment for ALS. The journey leads him from the mountains of Montana to the deserts of Mexico and back again, all while he grapples with the mounting evidence these may be the first mountains he can’t conquer.

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Upcycle: The Story Of Anybag

United States / Documentary / 3 mins

Director/Writer: Stephen Michael Marino

Producer: Stephen Michael Marino, Alex Dabagh

Cast: Alex Dabagh

Taking NYC garbage and up-cycling it into an luxury bag.

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Everything For Taurean

United States / Documentary / 13 mins

Director: Andrew Nisinson

Producer: Melsun Fulton, Jeremy John Kaplan, Andrew Nisinson, Jennifer Zarzuela

A community in Brooklyn turns the trauma of losing one of its leaders into a basketball league that is growing into one of the top street ball leagues in New York.

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Rosie's Theater Kids

United States / Documentary / 34 mins

Director: Steven Cantor

Producer: Sheila Nevins, Jamie Schutz

Cast: Rosie O'Donnell

Ten years ago, inspired by the teacher who inspired her, actor-comedian Rosie O’Donnell established a school, giving public school kids access to dance, music, and drama. This film follows five kids, as they pursue their stage and screen goals, learning to believe in themselves!