The 2022 edition of Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival will be from October 7th to 15th (festival dates) and from 16th to 21st (virtual). HSDFF is Academy Award Qualifying with the prize Best Documentary Short.

You can see all the films here at their link, here we will be listing shorts as always!

Short Films

  • The Act of Coming Out by Alexandra Stergiou (USA)
  • Adjusting by Dejan Petrović (Serbia)
  • After Fred by Rachel Meyrick (USA, United Kingdom)
  • American Scar by Daniel Lombroso (USA)
  • Bad Hombrewood by Guillermo Casarin (USA)
  • Blind Angels: Richmond, Virginia by Umrbeen Butt (USA)
  • Blue Room by Merete Mueller (USA)
  • The Bunker Room: Better Safe Than Sorry by Arianne LaPenne (USA)
  • CANS Can’t Stand by Matt Nadel, Megan Plotka (USA)
  • Clarisa by Philip Knowlton (USA)
  • Daddy Business by Christopher Stoudt (USA)
  • Deerwoods Deathtrap by James P. Gannon (USA)
  • Dicks That I Like by Johanna Gustin (Germany)
  • Eco-Hack! by Josh Izenberg, Brett Marty (USA)
  • Elsa by Cameron S. Mitchell (USA)
  • ELSA by Julia Jansch (USA)
  • Favorite Daughter by Dana Reilly (USA)
  • The Flagmakers by Cynthia Wade, Sharon Liese (USA)
  • For Love And Legacy by A.K. Sandhu (USA)
  • Free to Care by Chris Temple, Owen Dubeck (USA)
  • Freedom Swimmer by Olivia Martin-McGuire (Australia, United Kingdom, France)
  • From Dreams to Dust by Stephanie Tangkilisan, Muhammad Fadli (Indonesia, USA)
  • Full Picture by Jacob Reed (USA)
  • Holy Cowboys by Varun Chopra (USA, United Kingdom, India)
  • I Escaped a Chinese Internment Camp by Anthony Del Col (Canada, USA)
  • In Search of Boozers and Schmucks by Hrag Yedalian (USA)
  • Iron Sharpes Iron by John Gallen (USA)
  • Kicking in the Clouds by Sky Hopinka (USA)
  • Kylie by Master Sterling Hampton (USA)
  • Listen to the Beat of our Images by Audrey and Maxime Jean-Baptiste (France, Guyana)
  • Long Line of Ladies by Shaandiin Tome, Rayka Zehtabchi (USA)
  • Lost Art by Leif Ramsey (USA)
  • Memoria(l) by Ian Kelly (USA)
  • My Disability Roadmap by Dan Habib, Samuel Habib (USA)
  • The Originals by Cristina Costantini, Alfie Koette (USA)
  • The Panola Project by Jeremy S. Levine, Rachael DeCruz (USA)
  • Party Poster by Rishi Chandna (India)
  • Signal and Noise by Jess Shane, Katie Mathews (USA)
  • Sonora by Johnny Holder, Pablo Camacho (USA)
  • SOUTH by David Siev (USA)
  • Stranger at the Gate by Joshua Seftel (USA)
  • Susan & Leslie by Claire Barnett (USA)
  • To The Bone by Andy Sarjahani (USA)
  • We Are Here by Doménica Castro, Constanza Castro (USA)
  • What Are You Looking At? by Liberty Smith (United Kingdom)
  • Winn by Joseph East, Erica Tanamachi (USA)
  • You’ll Be Happier by Daniel Lombroso (USA)