Golden Age Karate
Sindha Agha, US, 2021, 5 min
Jeff Wall is a teenage martial-arts pro excited to share his passion for the dojo with an unlikely group of students: senior citizens.
Try To Fly
The Affolter Brothers, Canada 2020, 8 min
A baby owl gets pushed from her nest. It triggers a darkly comic existential crisis that takes her from anxiety to ambition in rapid succession.
Kyung Sok Kim, US 2020, 19 min
In 1999 Novato, two best friends struggle with a forced separation when their trailer park is evacuated due to a water contamination crisis.
Are You Okay?
Ryan Cannon, US 2021, 9 min
Are You Okay? addresses the rampant problem of cyber-bullying, highlighting the positive impact bystanders can have by simply reaching out to support their peers.
Matilda And The Spare Head
Ignas Meilūnas, Lithuania 2020, 13 min, in Lithuanian with English subtitles
A drive to be the smartest person in the world leads Matilda and her mom to the misguided conclusion that two heads would actually be better than one.
Generation Impact: The Coder
Samantha Knowles, US 2021, 7 min
Meet 13-year-old Jay Jay Patton, who designed and built a mobile app to help kids send photos and letters to their incarcerated parents.
James Lattimer, Japan 2021, 7 min, in Japanese with English subtitles
Mahiro Takano, a tween Karate champion, comes face to face with her greatest enemy yet.
Bryan Buckley, US 2021, 8 min, in various languages with English subtitles
Twelve inspiring children from around the world are asked: Who are the role models for mankind today? (We’re pretty sure it’s them).
We will be joined in person for an onstage conversation with Golden Age Karate producer Rachel Serada Barth and executive producer Ariana Blair.