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Poster for The New Yorker Short Film Festival

The New Yorker Short Film Festival

Opens on January 10

Run Time: 90 min.

One Night Only! Presenting 3 films from The New Yorker, shortlisted for Academy-Award consideration.

Best Documentary Short Films:

Deciding Vote

Directed by Robert J. Lyons and Jeremy Workman

Synopsis: Fifty years ago, a now-forgotten New York assemblyman cast a single tie-breaking vote that legalized abortion in New York and laid the groundwork for Roe v. Wade.

The Barber of Little Rock

Directed by John Hoffman and Christine Turner

Synopsis: “The Barber of Little Rock” explores America’s widening racial wealth gap through the story of Arlo Washington, a barber whose visionary approach to a just economy can be found in the mission of People Trust, the community-banking nonprofit he founded.

Best Live Action Short Film:

Knight of Fortune

Directed by Lasse Lyskjer Noer, Produced by Christian Norlyk and Kim Magnusson.

The immense loss of a loved one and the reality of confronting that person in death is too much for Karl to face alone.

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