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The 17th Annual Sidewalk Film Festival
August 28-30

Sidewalk Film Festival is produced by the Alabama Moving Image Association, a federally recognized 501c3 non-profit organization with a mission to inspire, encourage and support filmgoers, the city of Birmingham and the filmmaking community. In addition to hosting the annual film festival, we host monthly networking and educational events, a monthly documentary series, short film and screenwriting competitions, manage a youth board and a variety of other year-round programs. 

Tickets sales to our events cover approximately 1/3 of our annual operating cash budget, so we depend on corporate sponsors, grant-making organizations and individuals like you to survive. if you’d like to know more about supporting Sidewalk, please contact us at sidewalk@sidewalkfest.com.

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Sunday, August 30 • 4:10pm - 6:15pm
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Boxeadora
Dir: Meg Smaker
RT 16 min. USA
One woman defies Fidel Castro's ban on female boxing to follow her dreams of Olympic glory and become Cuba's first female boxer.

I Thought I Told You to Shut Up!!
Dir: Charlie Tyrell
RT 13 min. Canada
In the late 1970s, David Boswell created Reid Fleming, the World's Toughest Milkman, a comic book anti-hero and counter culture icon. Now, over 30 years later, the character is still mired in contractual limbo or development hell.

Unmappable
Dir: Diane Hodson, Jasmine Luoma
RT 23 min. USA
A meditative portrait of Denis Wood, an iconoclastic psychographer and convicted sex offender. The film explores the events that have defined his life by pointing at ideas, thoughts, and beliefs that we usually do not think of as being mappable or explainable.

American Renaissance
Dir: Ryan Scafuro, Jarred Alterman
RT 10 min. USA
Explore the fantastic world of Elizabethan England… in a small town in upstate New York. “American Renaissance” takes you on a rollicking journey to one of the largest renaissance faires in the US.

Klan Rally in Chapel Hill 1987
Dir: Michael Galinsky, Suki Hawley
RT: 4 min. USA.
A marriage of sound and photos from a Ku Klux Klan rally in Chapel Hill, N.C., in June 1987.

Father
Dir: Tresa Ponnor
RT: 10 min. Australia
A story about fathers: one physical, one spiritual. A young Vietnamese-Australian man and his father share their journeys of sacrifice, isolation and freedom.

Dockery & Son
Dir: Jack Truman
RT 13 min. USA
Real-life mother and son filmmaking team Opal Dockery and Jack Truman share an eye-opening slice of life from a day in the life at their real life thrift store in the ghost town of Milford, Missouri: population 26.

Dolphin Lover
Dir: Kareem Tabsch, Joey Daoud
RT: 15 min. USA
The true story of Malcolm Brenner and his romantic and sexual love affair with Dolly, a captive bottlenose dolphin.

Bad Boy of Bowling
Dir: Bryan Storkel
RT 19 min. USA
The past, present, and future of bowling as seen through the eyes of Pete Weber, the championship winning and self declared "bad boy of bowling."


Sunday August 30, 2015 4:10pm - 6:15pm
ASFA Black Box Theatre 1800 Reverend Abraham Woods Jr Boulevard, Birmingham, AL 35203

Attendees (32)