Doctober 2020

Shorts List

Check out the Doctober shorts, available as a package deal! For the cost of a standard ticket, you can stream all our shorts at once.

TICKETS: $11.25 General, $8.00 Members

Bloom

Joan Thorndike has been growing certified organic flowers in Southern Oregon for 28 seasons. Bloom is a portrait of this vibrant farmer who has brought a bounty of fragrant joy to the region.

The Magic of Chess

Filmed at the 2019 Elementary Chess Championships at the Nashville Opryland resort, a group of children share their uninhibited insights about the benefits of chess.

Eddy’s World

An intimate portrait of 98-year-old working toy inventor Eddy Goldfarb whose creativity and curiosity keep him young and healthy. Along with his famous chattering teeth, Eddy produced an astonishing array of memorable games from Shark Attack and Quiz Whiz to Kerplunk. His daughter, Lyn, celebrates her father’s undiminished spirit. 19min.

Honoring the Hands That Feed Us
Children of the Setting Sun Productions

In every Tribal community at every event there are the cooks working tirelessly in the background. These people take care of us by nourishing our bodies and feeding our souls. Honoring the Hands that Feed Us offers a glimpse into the world of tribal cooks. The film gives thanks to the generations of people in the kitchen who have always, and will always, take care of the people.

Dieorama

By day, Abigail Goldman, of the Whatcom County Public Defender’s office, visits morgues, observes autopsies, and studies pictures of crime scenes. By night, she turns nightmarish imaginings into precise, red-splattered miniatures.

The Lost Astronaut

In 1963, Ed Dwight Jr. was poised to be NASA’s first African-American astronaut. Until suddenly he wasn’t. Proudfoot’s window into Dwight’s world is gorgeously rendered with an undeniable optimism and hope.

Ode to Desolation

Ode to Desolation shares the story of Jim Henterly, a naturalist, illustrator and fire lookout as he contemplates the dying days of Fire Lookouts in North America. With the influence of technology threatening to make his role obsolete, we look into the future and ask ourselves what connections we will maintain to keep our human interpretation of the natural world alive.