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Shorts: Home Improvement

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Home is where the heart in these short docs.

Every Christmas, Jorge and Jorge Jr. decorate what the people in the village call "the house of the lights,” in The Lights. Three broken women discover that magic is real in The Gnomist, a true story about the mysterious appearance of fairy homes in a suburban forest. Meet Tom and Barbara, the proud new owners of the most infamous house in Sacramento, California in The House is Innocent. In Interview With a Free Man, the questions put to several men at a job interview reveal the plots of their existences. In Body Team 12 a team is tasked with arguably the most dangerous and gruesome job in the world: collecting the dead at the height of the Ebola outbreak. The Trials of Constance Baker Motley spans the legal career of the first black woman voted NY State Senator, from working closely with Thurgood Marshall at the NAACP Legal Defense Fund to being appointed to the federal bench by President Lyndon Johnson.