Forces for Good – Shorts Program

Saturday, September 20 at 4:00 p.m.

Enliven your outlook on humanity with these inspiring stories of perseverance, courage, and big heartedness.

A stunningly courageous young actor, Marianna Palka, confronts her risk of Huntington’s Disease with the help of her friends in “The Lion’s Mouth Opens” (Lucy Walker, 15 min.); “Flight of the Archangels” (Sean O’Grady, 30 min.) chronicles the philanthropic adventures of a group of Honesdale, PA-based aviators and medical professionals on the island of Haiti; Mark Kologi has collected and sold millions of forgotten personal photos of complete strangers in “The Photo Man” (Ben Kitnick, 7 min.); The “Hortonville Volunteer Fire Company” marks their 100th anniversary in this portrait of a Sullivan County community (Isaac Green Diebboll, 9 min.); Three 6-year-old girls share a passion for skateboarding, and princesses, in “The Pink Helmet Posse” (Kristelle Laroch and Ben Mullinkosson, 9 min.).

Approximate runtime: 80 min.

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The Photo Man