This trio of short documentaries explores stories from Texas and abroad.
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Galveston Eats: Island Olives
Recipes for curing olives are closely guarded family secrets in Galveston, Texas. The island was once home to hundreds of olive trees planted by Italian immigrants. The film spotlights the disappearing Galveston olive tradition and discovers the island’s best olive salads and muffuletta sandwiches.
Director: Robb Walsh
Runtime: 10 minutes
On the Brühl
An Irish pastor living in Chemnitz, Germany, the heart of the neo-Nazi movement, helps transform a neighborhood and its people. The story of Rev Barry Sloan, who grew up as a tough kid living in Northern Island, starts a community center that includes whiskey tasting, while embracing a radical form of inclusion.
Director: Steve Horswill-Johnston
Runtime: 16 minutes
KING LAJOIE delves into the kitsch universe of an Elvis Presley impersonator who has been shaping his life around his idol for over 40 years.
Director: Joannie Lafrenière
Runtime: 26 minutes