Festival Year: 2019

When All Is Ruin Once Again
Keith Walsh

Shot over eight years, this poetic, black-and-white ode to close-knit rural Irish communities follows the nearby motorway from one end to the other, documenting life’s comings and goings.

Where the Pavement Ends
Jane Gillooly

This meditative piece of living history unwinds the racist relationship between the Missouri towns of Ferguson (once predominantly white) and Kinloch (once predominantly black) and traces a path to the 2014 murder of Michael Brown.

Where We Belong
Jacqueline Zünd

Five children divulge their feelings about their parents’ divorces in thoughtful, poetic, and humorous prose.

The Winter Garden’s Tale
Simon Mozgovyi

Valentina Voronina has devoted her life to a floriculture pavilion where she tends plants and manages repairs to the greenhouse to keep it alive and standing. This heartrending film follows her transition when she’s asked to retire.

Won’t You Be My Neighbor?
Morgan Neville

This remarkable portrait of the visionary Fred Rogers, who revolutionized children’s television with Mister Roger’s Neighborhood, reveals the origins of the groundbreaking show, the ways it connected to current events, and its impact on the lives of children, and adults, across the country.

You Gave Me a Song: The Life and Music of Alice Gerrard
Kenny Dalsheimer

A colorful and vibrant portrait of iconic bluegrass singer Alice Gerrard and her contributions to cultural change, including paving the way for female participation in her craft and challenging segregation on an interracial tour across the Jim Crow South.