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Last Day of Freedom


When Bill Babbitt realizes his brother Manny has committed a crime he agonizes over his decision- should he call the police? Last Day of Freedom, a richly animated personal narrative, tells the story of Bill’s decision to stand by his brother in the face of war, crime and capital punishment. The film is a portrait of a man at the nexus of the most pressing social issues of our day – veterans’ care, mental health access and criminal justice
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• Trailer


• Upcoming Screening

Please see –> Last Day of Freedom site

• Awards

• Nominee, 88th Academy Awards, Documentary Short Subject

• International Documentary Association (IDA) -Best ShortIDA Laurels_Bestshort 2015

• 2015 Platinum Award Winner of the Spotlight Documentary Film Awards

Screenings:

• Full Frame Documentary Film Festival, Durham NC. April 2015
Best Short Jury Award
Center for Documentary Studies Filmmaker Award
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• The Hamptons International Film Festival

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AWARDS:
Best Short Documentary Award

• Tallgrass Film Festival,
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AWARDS:
Golden Strand Award for Outstanding Documentary Short

SF Doc Fest, San Francisco CA. June 2015
Best Short Audience Award
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• Atlanta Docufest – Best Experimental Documentary Short

• DC Indie Film Fest- Best Documentary Short

• Bar Harbor Film festival – Best Animated Short Documentary

• (In)Justice for All Film Festival, Chicago IL. April 2015
Justice for All Impact Award
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DOK LEIPZIG (Germany)
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AWARDS: Honorable Mention – Golden Dove International Competition Animated Documentary Award

• Irvine International Film Festival
Honorable Mention – Best Documentary Short Award

• Raindance Film Festival London UK
AWARDS: Nominated for Best Animated Short

• Big Sky Documentary Film Festival

Rocky Mountain Women’s Film Festival

• St. Louis International Film Festival

• Monadnock International Film Festival

• Newport Beach Film Festival, Newport Beach, CA. April 2015
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• Flickers: Rhode Island international Film Festival , August 7th
Shorts Program: The Abyss Stares Back, Paff Theatre at URI

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