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Broadcast Date: November 14, 2019
 

For You, Alexis | Directed by: Douglas Gordon | 25 min. Mexico, USA, 2016
For You, Alexis is a love letter from Sulem Urbina to her younger brother. Both boxers, the two had a dream of reaching the 2016 Olympics together. Sulem would represent Mexico and Alexis the United States. On a September day in 2013, the dream was stolen from them and now with the help of her husband and coach, Sulem is left fighting for both of them.

 

Hope City | Directed by: Thomas Baricevic | 15 min. Australia, 2015
Majak, a teenage boy from South Sudan is haunted by his dark past and torn between his new life and a burning desire to return to home to find his mother.

 

Mr Gaspacho | Directed by: Guillaume Tordjman | 15 min. France, 2016
It's the end of the school year and it remains only a week to Méline , introverted teenager , to approach the one she loves . Using his trusty adviser Mr Gaspacho , and her best friend, Méline will try the unthinkable for her.

doubleFEATURE showcases the art of the short film and the artists who make them. Each week, in addition to presenting a selection of two or more short films, between the short films, Steve Feinberg, director of the RI Film and Television Office, and George Marshall, executive producer at RIIFF, interview filmmakers and industry professionals.

In partnership with Flickers' Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF) and the Rhode Island Film and Television Office, Rhode Island PBS proudly presents doubleFEATURE, an exceptional opportunity for our viewers to see artistic, original, award-winning short films from a collection of animation, foreign language, documentary, or fiction films each week.

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