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Huntsville Station

Every weekday, inmates are released from Huntsville State Penitentiary, taking in their first moments of freedom with phone calls, cigarettes, and quiet reflection...

Speaker: 
Jamie Meltzer and Chris Filippone

Huntsville Station

Event Date
Tuesday, January 12, 2021
Description

Huntsville Station
a film by Jamie Meltzer and Chris Filippone
huntsvillestation.com 

Contact: Jamie (vimeo.com/songpoemcd) and Chris (vimeo.com/chrisfilippone)

Every weekday, inmates are released from Huntsville State Penitentiary, taking in their first moments of freedom with phone calls, cigarettes, and quiet reflection at the Greyhound station up the block.


Screenings, Awards, and Nominations:
IDA Documentary Awards – Best Short Nominee, 2020
Cinema Eye Honors – Outstanding Nonfiction Short Nominee, 2020
Berlinale, 2020
SXSW, 2020
Hot Docs, 2020
AFI Docs, 2020
DOXA, 2020 – Honorable Mention: Short Documentary Award
Docaviv, 2020 – Best Short Award (Academy-Qualifying)
Seminci: Valladolid International Film Festival, 2020 – Special Mention: Time of History Competition
Camden International Film Festival, 2020
DOC NYC, 2020
Chicago International Film Festival, 2020
Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival, 2020
Calgary International Film Festival, 2020
New Orleans Film Festival, 2020
Black Canvas Festival de Cine Contemporaneo, 2020 – Special Jury Mention: International Short Film Competition
Double Exposure Film Festival, 2020
SFFILM Doc Stories, 2020
IFF Message to Man Film Festival, 2020
Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur, 2020
Telluride Mountainfilm, 2020
Kurzfilm Festival Hamburg, 2020 – Special Mention: International Competition
Kyiv International Short Film Festival, 2020 – Grand Prix Award: International Competition
Champs-Elysees Film Festival, 2020 – Jury Prize: Short Film
Mammoth Lakes Film Festival, 2020 – Best Documentary Short
Uppsala International Short Film Festival, 2020
Flickerfest, 2021
Palm Springs International Shortfest, 2020 – Special Mention: Best Documentary Short
St. Louis International Film Festival, 2020
Milwaukee Film Festival, 2020
Odense International Film Festival, 2020 – Nominee: The Soapbox Award
Beijing International Short Film Festival, 2020
Indy Shorts International Film Festival, 2020
Lille International Short Film Festival, 2020
Crested Butte Film Festival, 2020 – Best Documentary Short
DC Shorts Film Festival, 2020
Savannah Film Festival, 2020 – Southern Voices: Best of Show Award
Philadelphia Film Festival, 2020 – Honorable Mention: Best Documentary Short
Rhode Island International Film Festival, 2020
Tirana International Film Festival, 2020
Nashville Film Festival, 2020
Drunken Film Festival, 2020
Tofifest International Film Festival, 2020
Tacoma Film Festival, 2020
502201 Magazine, Berlin, 2020
OFF CINEMA International Documentary Film Festival, 2020
Glimmerglass Film Days, 2020
Shorts That Are Not Pants, 2020 – Best Documentary Short
Blue Danube Film Festival, 2020
Las Cruces International Film Festival, 2020
Dumbo Film Festival, 2021
Loft Short Film Festival, 2020
Fargo Film Festival, 2021
National Gallery of Art, 2021
"Unorthodocs," Wexner Center for the Arts, 2021
The New York Times Op-Docs, 2020

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