Banned Book Club

USA | 2023 | 16 min. | Sinead McHugh Keirans

December 5, 2023

In this inspiring short documentary, a group of high school students in central Texas advocate for the return of banned books to classroom shelves.

  • Director: Sinead McHugh Keirans
  • Principal Cast: Avi Castillo-Estep, Liliana Esker, Ángëla Gutiérrez, Kendall Howe, Alyssa Hoy, Kaitlyn Jones
  • Country: USA
  • Year: 2023
  • Running Time: 16 min.
  • Producer: Em Shapiro, Mary-Elizabeth Esquibel
  • Cinematographers: Emily Grooms
  • Editors: Sinead Keirans
  • Music: Diego Rojas
  • Website: Official Film Website
  • Language: English

This film is playing as a part of ShortsFest Opening Night

It is our great pleasure to open our ShortsFest Spotlight with this collection of superb films from around the world: whether narrative or documentary, live action or animated—these films prove short is truly sweet.

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