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Life Disrupted

Your Friend, Ranger Doug. A 94-year-old Glacier National Park ranger confronts the decline of the park he calls home as he reflects on his life, a documentary from Chapman University. (starts at 0;00)

Well, It Wasn’t Supposed to Be This Way. A mixed media documentary from Occidental College following young couples as they navigate their relationships during the pandemic. (16;47)

Wolf and Cub. A father and son on an epic adventure to return mom’s forgotten lunch in the animated short from California Institute of the Arts. (26;32)

The Beautiful Colors of Jeremy Sicile-Kira. Meet Jeremy, an autistic painter from San Diego who uses art to transcend his disability and communicate his dreams in this documentary from University of California, Los Angeles. (34;50)

JUMBO. A little guy named “JUMBO” needs to get back to work in an animated short from California Institute of the Arts. (44;30)

Lamppost. Finally, a hardworking lamplighter wants his son to have a better life in “Lamppost,” an animation from California State University, Long Beach. (48;54)

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