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Monday, August 21 • 7:00pm - 8:07pm
Alabama Film Spotlight Night: Shorts

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Driven By Design: Inside Crimson
Directed by Angel Caro
7 minutes • USA
Lead EV engineer Chris Rodriguez gives an inside look into crimson racing, where his team develops and test fully functional F1 style vehicles, including the design of the first fully electric race car in their school's history. One of the first documentaries in world history to feature ai animation.

This Is Not A Sport Film
Directed by Lily Ahree Siegel
13 minutes • USA
A filmmaker takes an introspective look into herself and her disability through wheelchair rugby.

Directed by Isabella Miller, Gabe Braden
15 minutes • USA
An activist drag queen in rural Alabama is forced to keep her identity secret as she fights for human rights in a race against the systematic erasure of her own history.

Monograph: Patricia Halsell-Robinson
Directed by Lisa Cordes
5 minutes • USA
Mobile's Patricia Halsell-Robinson has been making extravagant couture gowns and trains for the Mobile Area Mardi Gras Association's royal court for over 20 years. Feast your eyes on her gorgeous creations.

Monograph: Last Call Baking Co.
Directed by Kelsey Harrison Ianuzzi
6 minute • USA
Last Call Baking Co. is full of surprises. After launching from Chanah Willis' apartment at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, Last Call Baking Co. has opened shop, feeding Birmingham, AL fresh, unusual, and aesthetically delightful baked goods. Among many influences, Willis draws inspiration from her Southern, Jewish heritage, her love of travel, and her background in fine arts. But what truly sets her apart from your average Betty Crocker is a wild appreciation for ingredients and pure adoring enchantment with their possibilities. This doc will make you hungry.

Pilot At the Bottom of the Lake
Directed by Robert Clay
5 minutes • USA
Local filmmaker, Robert Clay, explores a Lake Martin urban legend of a mysterious plane and pilot stuck at the bottom of the lake.

Directed by Ilya Blokh
15 minutes • USA
A short documentary about the DIY punk scene in Birmingham, Alabama and how it has reinvented itself post covid as a community that combines the violence and self-expression of moshing with inclusivity and diversity.

Monday August 21, 2023 7:00pm - 8:07pm CDT
Sidewalk Cinema Theater A, Sidewalk Cinema Theater B