Doc Shorts: Beyond the Talking Head

99 min.

The Diver

Esteban Arrangoiz

A worker in Mexico City descends into sewage to unclog pipes.

2016
16 min.
Spanish

Hellhole

Mobeen Ansari

A conservancy worker, better known as a gutter cleaner, goes about his day unclogging sewers.

2016
10 min.

Holika

Kaveh Nabatian

A hallucinatory journey in 16mm that records the beginning of spring in Uttar Pradesh, India, through the eruption of color, violence, sound, and joy.

2015
10 min.
Hindi

Living Like Kings

Benjamin Kaplan

An experimental documentary that explores issues of race, class, culture, and personal expression through the unexpected collision of chess and hiphop.

With director Kaplan.
2014
29 min.

Talking Heads

Juan Vicente Córdoba

People of different ages, professions, and social classes answer two simple questions: who are you and what do you want from life?

2016
17 min.
Spanish

Tarikat

Jasmijn Schrofer

A visual poem of a journey toward enlightenment through hypnotic movements and chanting in the Islamic Sufi tradition.

2015
17 min.
Turkish