Doc Shorts: Life Observed
A young Malian boy sells chickens to help support his family.
Habib Yazdi, Mali/U.S., 2015, 4 min., French
The Dictator's Hotel
A hotel formerly owned by Muammar Gaddafi continues to be maintained by staff, even though there are no guests.
Florian Hoffmann, Central African Republic/Germany, 2015, 16 min., French
Dreams in Naha
Elders of the Lacandon Mayans struggle to get the younger generation to continue their traditions.
Juan Carlos Colin, Mexico, 2015, 37 min.
A glimpse of the daily life of an elderly woman as she prepares to leave her apartment.
Michael Podogil, Austria/Germany, 2015, 4 min., German
Winter Farm Day
A farmer looks after the cows on his small family farm.
Michael Zimmer, U.S., 2015, 6 min.
A beekeeper performs a traditional rite of spring by becoming covered by bees while in a still, trance-like state.