Showings for Interesting Characters

October 17th, 2013 @ 4:00 PM – 6:10 PM — Theatre 8
October 20th, 2013 @ 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM — Theatre 8


The subjects of these short docs are so fascinating you’ll have a hard time believing they’re all real people.  

  • Die Like An Egyptian – After a lifelong infatuation of Egyptian culture, 90-year-old Fred Guentert tells the story of how he built his own Egyptian coffin. Directed by Matt Mamula.
  • Cardboard Titanics: Smart People Being Stupid – Successful people devote their day off to building and racing boats made solely of cardboard and duct tape in an insane effort to recapture the American dream. Directed by Sam Frazier Jr.
  • Dad’s Space Mission – A documentarian follows local celebrity and single father, Heathcliff Power, as he campaigns to send his father’s cremated remains into space. Directed by Julie Etheridge.
  • Stringer – An exciting look into the world and lifestyle of a freelance, graveyard shift news cameraman, also known as a stringer. Directed by Patrick Wetherbee.
  • Reborning – Jean likes to make something out of nothing. Directed by Helen Hood Scheer.
  • The Flogsta Roar (Flogstavrålet) –Since
the student campus Flogsta was built in 1970, students unleash their
anxiety by screaming out of the windows at 22:00 every night. Directed by Johan Palmgren.
  • Testimony of Leonard Knight – The true story of how a troubled drifter came to believe he was called to tell the world ‘God is love’ and how he has built the largest faith professing art installation on earth to do so. Directed by Patrick Rea.