Are You Volleyball? (15min)
BEST OF FESTIVAL SHORT
Mohammad Bakhshi | Iran | Nar | New England Premiere
A group of Arabic speaking asylum seekers detained at a border conflict with soldiers every day until a young deaf-mute becomes the catalyst for communicating.
SKID ROW MARATHON (85 min)
BEST OF FESTIVAL FEATURE
Mark Hayes & Gabrielle Hayes | USA | Doc | Boston Premiere
When a criminal court judge starts a running club on LA’s notorious Skid Row and begins training a motley group of addicts and criminals to run marathons, lives begin to change. Following four runners as they rise from the streets of LA to run marathons around the world, fighting the pull of homelessness and addiction at every turn, their story is one of hope, friendship, and dignity.
Q&A w/Filmmaker & Boston Running Group for the Homeless
Reception following at ZA Restaurant VIP TICKETS and Festival Pass Holders
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