Genre

Science

US Features

AUTONOMY

Film

AUTONOMY

Directed by Alex Horwitz
A brave new world awaits in this engrossing investigation of technology and the ethics of self-driving cars.
US Features

BEDLAM

Film

BEDLAM

Directed by Kenneth Paul Rosenberg
Over a period of five years, a psychiatrist tracks the lives of individuals suffering from debilitating mental illness.
International Features

FLOAT

Film

FLOAT

Directed by Phil KIbbe
An insider's look at the F1D World Championships for free flight model airplanes, whose balance is threatened when…
International Features

HOPE FROZEN

Film

HOPE FROZEN

Directed by Pailin Wedel
A family cryopreserves their two-year-old daughter following her death from cancer; are they deluded or prescient in their…
US Features

HUMAN NATURE

Film

HUMAN NATURE

Directed by Adam Bolt
An unprecedented gene engineering tool presents the biggest scientific breakthrough of the modern era — but at what…
International Features

KIFARU

Film

KIFARU

Directed by David Hambridge
An intimate look at the extinction of the northern white rhino through the eyes of the two Kenyan…
International Features

MIDNIGHT FAMILY

Film

MIDNIGHT FAMILY

Directed by Luke Lorentzen
The Ochoa family operate an independent for-profit emergency ambulance within Mexico’s shockingly underserved healthcare system.
US Features

RIGHT TO HARM

Film

RIGHT TO HARM

Directed by Matt Wechsler
An essential investigation into the impact of factory farming across the US, and what affected communities have courageously…
International Features

SEA OF SHADOWS

Film

SEA OF SHADOWS

Directed by Richard Ladkani
A complex war between drug cartels, local fishermen, politicians and the Chinses Mafia, has pushed the ecosystem of...
International Features

SEAHORSE

Film

SEAHORSE

Directed by Jeanie Finlay
When a transgender man decides to carry his child himself, the pregnancy prompts a reckoning with conventions of…
Shorts Programs

SHORTS PROGRAM: HSDFF SCREENING COMMITTEE PRESENTS

Program

SHORTS PROGRAM: HSDFF SCREENING COMMITTEE PRESENTS

Favorites from the Screening Committee of 2019 In Person: Film Subject, Bruce Franks Jr. with St. Louis Superman 
US Features

THE DOG DOC

Film

THE DOG DOC

Directed by Cindy Meehl
Dr. Marty Goldstein provides a last hope for pet owners with nothing left to lose by holistically treating…
Short Films

THE NIGHTCRAWLERS

Film

THE NIGHTCRAWLERS

Directed by Alexander A. Mora
A shocking profile of Duterte's war on drugs and the small group of determined photojournalists who risk everything…
US Features

THE STORY OF PLASTIC

Film

THE STORY OF PLASTIC

Directed by Deia Schlosberg
Scientists and activists challenge corporations pushing single-use plastic consumerism, as plastic pollution is a problem unsolvable by recycling…
Southern Features

WE BELIEVE IN DINOSAURS

Film

WE BELIEVE IN DINOSAURS

Directed by Clayton Brown, Monica Long Ross
A charged conversation between creationists and secularists unfolds as a massively scaled Noah’s Ark theme park is built…