Sunshine City Film Festival 2023 Documentary Night
Hosted by Sunshine City Film FestivalFilm
Join us for an evening of documentary shorts, and real life stories put to film by some amazing filmmakers and storytellers.
7- 9PM Documentary Screenings
9:15-10PM Director Q & A
Movies to be Screened :
“SB2508: A Death Threat to Everglades Restoration”
Restoring America’s Everglades is the biggest restoration project ever attempted by mankind. For decades, the sugar industry, aka “Big Sugar” has halted progress on restoring the Everglades. Why? Because they want every last drop of water going to their crops, rather than to equitably share the water so that we can heal the Everglades and surrounding estuaries. With all the money in the world, Sugar’s influence has taken over American politics on both sides of the aisle, ensuring victory for themselves. This film captures a specific battle with the sugar industry. An extremely dangerous bill, Senate Bill 2508 was filed in February of 2022. The corrupted Florida Senate thought it would be business as usual, that was until the grassroots movement behind Captains For Clean Water got wind of the sneaky bill. I’ll leave you with this quote by Margaret Mead: “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.”
“I’ll Tell You About Your Father”
An “old glory” of Italian TV from the 1980s, during a journey by sea between the waves of the Mediterranean and the curves of memory, tries to tell about himself to his severely autistic son Emanuele, hoping that one day he too will understand his words , its history, its choices, its hopes and its dreams.
“Voices for Humanity”
Chris King, Grandson of the famous legendary blues guitarist BB King, and Human Rights Activist, saw the sex trafficking of children in the United States as a human rights violation. Determined to put an end to these crimes, he educates kids on the importance of knowing and protecting all of their human rights.