Charleston International Film Festival: Sunday, Block 2
Sun, Nov 8, 2015 at 1pm
WHEN PIGS SWIM
Documentary (15 mins.) SC Premiere
Director: Charles Allan Smith
Writer: Jeff Todd
Producers: Tyrone Munroe and Peter Nicholson
Synopsis: For many years people from around the world have visited the beautiful island of Exuma in the Bahamas, to see the peculiar yet cute phenomenon of the “swimming pigs.” Filmed throughout the magnificent waters of the Exuma Cays, this short documentary tries to find out where they came from, how they got there, and who put them there.
DRIVING WITH SELVI
Documentary (74 mins.) Canada, Southeast Premiere
Director/Writer/Producer: Elisa Paloschi
Synopsis: Selvi, a former child bride, escapes her violent marriage and goes on to become South India’s first female taxi driver. This is the ten-year journey of a charming, strong, and courageous young woman who defies all expectations and creates a new life.