Streetwise 1984

Streetwise 1984

Streetwise 1984

Streetwise 1984
1h 31min | Documentary | 26 October 1984 (USA)

Storyline:

Portrays the lives of nine desperate teenagers. Thrown too young into a seedy grown up world, these runaways and castaways survive, but just barely. Rat, the dumpster diver. Tiny, the teen prostitute. Shellie, the baby-faced blonde. DeWayne, the hustler. All old beyond their years. All underage survivors fighting for life and love on the streets of downtown Seattle.

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Moonlight Sonata: Deafness in Three Movements 2019

Moonlight Sonata: Deafness in Three Movements 2019

Moonlight Sonata: Deafness in Three Movements 2019

Moonlight Sonata: Deafness in Three Movements 2019
1h 30min | Documentary | 13 September 2019 (USA)

Storyline:

Moonlight Sonata is a deeply personal memoir about a deaf boy growing up, his deaf grandfather growing old, and Beethoven the year he was blindsided by deafness and wrote his iconic sonata. Their lives weave a story about what we discover when we push beyond loss.

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Body by Garret 1982

Body by Garret 1982

Body by Garret 1982

Body by Garret 1982
27min | Documentary, Short

Storyline:

Meet Garret Walsh, the strongest 12 year old on the planet. He started body building to give himself more leverage on the hockey field, but he soon found his youthful, yet muscular physique attracting so much attention that he was invited to give a guest appearance at the Mr. Olympia contest in 1981. The documentary follows Garret as he prepares for the event, including footage of his workouts and many interviews.

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Squatterpunk 2007

Squatterpunk 2007

Squatterpunk 2007
Iskwaterpangk (original title)
Not Rated | 1h 19min | Documentary | 8 June 2010 (USA)

Plot:

Philippine underground filmmaker Khavn directed this purposefully rough and tumble portrait of life along the margins in Manila. Hapon is an eight year old boy living in a shantytown in the city’s poorest neighborhood. Despite the grinding poverty around him, Hapon seems to enjoy his life as he and his friends run free through the tumble down shacks they call home and play in the garbage-strewn streets. Hapon and his pals seem largely unconcerned with their future (or even entirely aware if they’ll ever have one) as they live for the moment in a place largely governed by misery. Featuring a pounding score by Philippine punk band the Broacks, Squatterpunk was screened in competition at the 2007 Rotterdam International Film Festival.

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Private Life: Kyle Ross 2019

Private Life: Kyle Ross 2019

Private Life: Kyle Ross 2019
20min | Documentary | 28 February 2019

Plot:

Welcome to the Private Life of Kyle Ross. In this intimate documentary, you’ll get to know the boy behind the star. From his corporate gig at Helix Studios to the dissolution of his high profile relationship, nothing is off the table. Intent on bending stereotypes and gracefully aging in an industry that celebrates youth, Kyle shares the work that goes into maintaining an image while simultaneously shedding it. After all, he’s always enjoyed a contradiction.

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