Heaven Is A Traffic Jam On The 405

United States | 2016 | 40 min • documentary short

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The Million Dollar Duck
Mary D. Fisher Theatre Sat, Feb 18, 2017 9:00 AM
"The Million Dollar Duck" is a documentary that focuses on the strange and wonderful world of the Federal Duck Stamp Contest, the only juried, art competition run by the U.S. government. This film explores the eccentric nature of the contestants who enter each year for a chance at wildlife art stardom, while also reflecting upon the history and challenges facing the continued existence of this successful conservation program. "In music you have the Grammys. If you're an actor, it's the Oscars. If you're a wildlife artist, it's winning the Federal Duck Stamp Contest." — Mark Anderson, 2004 Federal Duck Stamp winner, New York Times
The Million Dollar Duck
Harkins Sedona 6 - Theatre 6 Mon, Feb 20, 2017 6:20 PM
"The Million Dollar Duck" is a documentary that focuses on the strange and wonderful world of the Federal Duck Stamp Contest, the only juried, art competition run by the U.S. government. This film explores the eccentric nature of the contestants who enter each year for a chance at wildlife art stardom, while also reflecting upon the history and challenges facing the continued existence of this successful conservation program. "In music you have the Grammys. If you're an actor, it's the Oscars. If you're a wildlife artist, it's winning the Federal Duck Stamp Contest." — Mark Anderson, 2004 Federal Duck Stamp winner, New York Times
Film Info
Event Type:documentary short
Film Type:documentary short
Release Year:2016
Run Time:40
Production Country:United States
Trailer:vimeo.com/166305880
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Frank Stiefel
Cast:Mindy Alper
Producer(s):Frank Stiefel
Screenwriter:Frank Stiefel

Description

A portrait of a brilliant artist who has always battled devastating depression and anxiety. Her hyper self- awareness has produced drawings and sculpture that describe her state with powerful psychological precision. By examining her family history and a lifetime of her work we learn how art gave her a voice that saved her life.

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