Focus On[line] Virtual Shorts Series

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Focus On[line] Virtual Shorts Series

May 17 - 31, 2020


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Presented by Miami Short Film Festival

MIAMIsFF is taking our monthly shorts programing online! Starting in May, you'll be able to enjoy a selection of shorts curated by theme, topic or genre. Simply purchase a ticket for our [virtual] venue, and you can stream our programming on your TV, computer, or mobile device. It’s that easy!


Screening in May: Focus on Documentaries 

May 17-31, 2020



Father K 

Dir by: Judd Ehrlich, Documentary, 34:00 Min, USA

When Palestinian Lutheran Pastor Khader El-Yateem decides to run to become NYC’s first Arab American elected official in his conservative Brooklyn neighborhood, he does what no one thinks possible, igniting his marginalized community’s hopes and dreams. 


I'm Going To Marry This Boy

Dir by: Radha Mehta, Documentary, 4:30 Min, USA

An unlikely romance in India at a time when women weren't allowed the freedom of choice. 


Ode To Lesvos 

Dir by: Talal Derki, Documentary, 11:30 Min, GREECE

Ode to Lesvos is the inspiring story about a small group of fishermen and old ladies from the town of Skala Sikamineas on Lesvos, who received hundreds of thousands of refugees with open arms during summer of 2016. 



Dir by: Dariusz Sipowski, Documentary, 14:48 Min, UK

Short documentary from Pamir Mountains in Tajikistan. Old Kyrghiz nomad telling a tale about times when people and ghosts used to live together.


6 Toes 

Dir by: Quincy Perkins, Documentary, 5:30 Min, USA

Hemingway cats, accidental suicides, and happy childhood memories.



Dir by: Alonso Aliaguilla, Documentary, 10:01, USA

As a medium that was once considered a dying breed, destined to be relegated to the ultra-niche and obscure, vinyl’s improbable comeback to the forefront of the musical world has caught even the biggest music fans and industry followers by surprise. 


MIAMIsFF is also be hosting TWO Facebook live Q&A sessions with filmmakers from this month's programming.

Tuesday, May 26th | 3pm EST
Judd Ehrlich and Aiden Tumas from Father K

Thursday, May 28th | 3pm EST
Alonso Aliaguilla from Reissued: A Rebirth of Vinyl


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