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Short Film Showcase: Growing Up Transgender and Mormon

Click here if video does not display. Eri Hayward was born as a boy in Utah and raised in the Church of Latter-Day Saints. Filmmaker Torben Bernhard shot this poignant short, Transmormon, just before Eri flew to Thailand for sexual ...

Short Film Showcase: Rediscovering Youth on the Colorado River

Click here if video does not display. In 1970, Forest Woodward’s father, Doug Woodward, led a trip down the Colorado River because water had always given him “a sense of wonder.” When Forest was born in 1986, Doug wrote his son ...

Short Film Showcase: See Where NYC’s Manhole Covers Come From

http://video.nationalgeographic.com/video/short-film-showcase/see-where-nycs-manhole-covers-come-from Filmmaker Natasha Raheja traces the origin of New York City’s famous manhole covers back to Howrah, India. In her film Cast in India, she goes inside one of Howrah’s factories to ...

Short Film Showcase: Bizarre, Beautiful Ocean Creatures

Producer Sandro Bocci takes an intimate and hypnotizing look at aquatic life through beautiful time-lapses at a magnified perspective. This up-close look brings you into the world of corals, sea stars, and other marine creatures that seem almost otherworldly. I ...

Short Film Showcase: Experience America’s Largest Powwow

Filmmaker Keeley Gould captures contemporary Native American culture at the 31st annual Gathering of Nations in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Over 700 tribes attend this three-day cultural heritage celebration. How did you hear about the Gathering of Nations? I have had a ...

Short Film Showcase: Cambodian Dam Project May Threaten People and Endangered Species

http://video.nationalgeographic.com/video/short-film-showcase/cambodian-dam-project-may-threaten-people-and-endangered-species Southwestern Cambodia’s Areng Valley is home to the Chong people, who have lived in the area for centuries, and to over 31 endangered species. Villagers have recently teamed up with Buddhist monks from ...

Short Film Showcase: How to Move a Two-Ton Elephant to Safety

Due to habitat encroachment, three African forest elephant families settled in the outskirts of Daloa, Côte d’Ivoire. Tensions mounted between villagers and elephants as the animals damaged crops and destroyed property. Villagers threatened to retaliate and even kill ...

Short Film Showcase: Backpack Through Indonesia in Under 5 Minutes

Follow these backpackers on an epic journey across Indonesia. Filmmaker Marco Santi shares highlights of his 16-day adventure in Backpackers Memahami Indonesia. Roughly translated from Indonesian, memahami means “to understand or comprehend.” Travel from the top of Gunung Bromo, an ...