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Saturday, July 18 • 1:45pm - 3:00pm
Southern Documentary: Shorts Block

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Total Run Time: 10:00 
Director: Jacob Rosdail
Country of Origin: USA
Ratings: None
Synopsis: Jo Maeder left a life and career in New York City to take care of her aging mother in rural North Carolina. Now, years after her mother has passed, Jo feels trapped by the enormous doll collection that was left behind.


Total Run Time: 12:00 
Director: Josef Lorenzo
Country of Origin: USA
Ratings: None
Synopsis: A road trip with a local artist/historian that photographs rural abandoned homes. Kelly follows the back roads around railroad tracks to photograph the forgotten homes and dig up their history.


Total Run Time: 15:00 
Director: Nathaniel Maddux 
Country of Origin: USA
Ratings: None
Synopsis: For the past 27 years, Dean Redbeard Mundhenke has returned to his sacred Georgia hunting ground in pursuit of a wild turkey. Over the years, his passion has become an obsession as he built a custom turkey call making business. For the first time ever, Redbeard lets a camera into his world as we venture to his remote hunting camp to pursuit wild game, reflecting on many years of turkey hunting and cigar smoking. Not only has he become consumed with the chase, but he reflects on how his life has changed by continuing to return to his haven in the wild.


Total Run Time: 14:00 
Director: Adam Roffman & Luke Poling
Country of Origin: USA
Ratings: None
Synopsis: Deep in the wilds of rural Alabama, a spear-hunter proclaims himself the world's greatest and erects a museum dedicated to his own obsession. In this atmospheric and darkly funny documentary, an offbeat cast of lovers, acolytes, and critics of the megalomaniacal spear-hunter remember his distinctive tactics both for killing and for leaving a legacy.


Total Run Time: 16:00 
Director: Daniel Espeut 
Country of Origin: USA
Ratings: None
Synopsis: Award-winning filmmaker Daniel Espeut interviews Lauretta Hannon about stories from her bestselling book, "The Cracker Queen--A Memoir of a Jagged, Joyful Life." Even after writing her story about growing up on the wrong side of the tracks, Lauretta has yet to set foot on the grounds of her youth, until now. Plagued with a family history of attempted abortion, abandonment, alcoholism, and violence, Lauretta discovers a new affirmation to her life by returning to her childhood home. In "Raised in the South of Normal," we find out how Lauretta is able to confront the discord and deaths of her parents and realize her purpose as a writer.

Saturday July 18, 2015 1:45pm - 3:00pm EDT
Douglass Theatre 355 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd Macon, Georgia 31201

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