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Words from a Bear

A film by Jeffrey Palmer

2019 - Arts, Culture and Media

Words from a Bear examines the enigmatic life and mind of Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Navarro Scott Momaday, one of Native America’s most celebrated authors of poetry and prose.

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Words from a Bear

A film by Jeffrey Palmer

2019 - Arts, Culture and Media

Words from a Bear examines the enigmatic life and mind of Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Navarro Scott Momaday, one of Native America’s most celebrated authors of poetry and prose.

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The Infiltrators

A film by Alex Rivera & Cristina Ibarra

2019

The Infiltrators is a docu-thriller that tells the real -- and surreal -- story of a group of immigrants in America who got themselves apprehended by Border Patrol to 'infiltrate' secretive, for-profit detention centers and help other immigrants get free.

The Infiltrators

A film by Alex Rivera & Cristina Ibarra

2019

The Infiltrators is a docu-thriller that tells the real -- and surreal -- story of a group of immigrants in America who got themselves apprehended by Border Patrol to 'infiltrate' secretive, for-profit detention centers and help other immigrants get free.

The Edge of Democracy

A film by Petra Costa

2019 - Democratic and Accountable Government

An epic tragedy of corruption and betrayal, The Edge of Democracy is a behind-the-scenes look at the ousting of Brazil’s first female president, Dilma Rousseff. 

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The Edge of Democracy

A film by Petra Costa

2019 - Democratic and Accountable Government

An epic tragedy of corruption and betrayal, The Edge of Democracy is a behind-the-scenes look at the ousting of Brazil’s first female president, Dilma Rousseff. 

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Always in Season

A film by Jacqueline Olive

2019 - Racial Justice

Lennon Lacy was found hanging from a swing set in Bladenboro, NC. Despite inconsistencies in the case, local officials quickly ruled Lennon's death a suicide, but his mother, Claudia, believes he was lynched. Always in Season explores the lasting impact of lynchings and racial terrorism.

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Always in Season

A film by Jacqueline Olive

2019 - Racial Justice

Lennon Lacy was found hanging from a swing set in Bladenboro, NC. Despite inconsistencies in the case, local officials quickly ruled Lennon's death a suicide, but his mother, Claudia, believes he was lynched. Always in Season explores the lasting impact of lynchings and racial terrorism.

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Crime + Punishment

A film by Stephen Maing

2018 - Racial Justice

Over four years of unprecedented access, the story of a brave group of black and Latino whistle blower cops and one unrelenting private investigator who, amidst a landmark lawsuit, risk everything to expose illegal quota practices and their impact on young minorities.

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Crime + Punishment

A film by Stephen Maing

2018 - Racial Justice

Over four years of unprecedented access, the story of a brave group of black and Latino whistle blower cops and one unrelenting private investigator who, amidst a landmark lawsuit, risk everything to expose illegal quota practices and their impact on young minorities.

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Roll Red Roll

A film by Nancy Schwartzman

2018 - Gender and Sexuality

The story of a football town divided, Roll Red Roll examines the aftermath of a sexual assault in small town America. With unprecedented access to police documents, exhibits and evidence, the film unflinchingly asks: “why didn’t anyone stop it?”

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Roll Red Roll

A film by Nancy Schwartzman

2018 - Gender and Sexuality

The story of a football town divided, Roll Red Roll examines the aftermath of a sexual assault in small town America. With unprecedented access to police documents, exhibits and evidence, the film unflinchingly asks: “why didn’t anyone stop it?”

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The Feeling of Being Watched

A film by Assia Boundaoui

2018 - Human Rights

When journalist Assia Boundaoui investigates rumors of surveillance in her Arab-American neighborhood in Chicago, she uncovers one of the largest FBI terrorism probes conducted before 9/11 and reveals its enduring impact on the community.

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The Feeling of Being Watched

A film by Assia Boundaoui

2018 - Human Rights

When journalist Assia Boundaoui investigates rumors of surveillance in her Arab-American neighborhood in Chicago, she uncovers one of the largest FBI terrorism probes conducted before 9/11 and reveals its enduring impact on the community.

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The Fourth Estate

A series by Liz Garbus

2018 - Democratic and Accountable Government

This documentary series about The New York Times in the Trump era illuminates critical issues facing journalism today. In this first episode, the first three months of Trump’s presidency tests the stamina of the political reporters at The New York Times as they adapt to a nonstop news cycle, an unpredictable White House, and the President calling them “the enemy of the people.”

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The Fourth Estate

A series by Liz Garbus

2018 - Democratic and Accountable Government

This documentary series about The New York Times in the Trump era illuminates critical issues facing journalism today. In this first episode, the first three months of Trump’s presidency tests the stamina of the political reporters at The New York Times as they adapt to a nonstop news cycle, an unpredictable White House, and the President calling them “the enemy of the people.”

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Angels Are Made of Light

A film by James Longley

2018 - Education and Youth

Angels are Made of Light reveals the daily struggles and inner lives of students and teachers at a school in Kabul, Afghanistan during the closing years of America’s longest war.

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Angels Are Made of Light

A film by James Longley

2018 - Education and Youth

Angels are Made of Light reveals the daily struggles and inner lives of students and teachers at a school in Kabul, Afghanistan during the closing years of America’s longest war.

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Call Her Ganda

A film by PJ Raval

2018 - Gender and Sexuality

Grassroots activists in the Philippines are spurred into action following the brutal murder of a local transgender woman, Jennifer Laude, at the hands of a U.S. marine on "liberty leave." As they demand answers and a just trial, hidden histories of U.S. colonization and abuse come bubbling to the surface.

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Call Her Ganda

A film by PJ Raval

2018 - Gender and Sexuality

Grassroots activists in the Philippines are spurred into action following the brutal murder of a local transgender woman, Jennifer Laude, at the hands of a U.S. marine on "liberty leave." As they demand answers and a just trial, hidden histories of U.S. colonization and abuse come bubbling to the surface.

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Akicita

A film by Cody Lucich

2018 - Climate Change / Natural Resources

In the shadow of the largest Native American political occupation since Wounded Knee thousands of water protectors from around the world have descended on Standing Rock, North Dakota to resist the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline.

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Akicita

A film by Cody Lucich

2018 - Climate Change / Natural Resources

In the shadow of the largest Native American political occupation since Wounded Knee thousands of water protectors from around the world have descended on Standing Rock, North Dakota to resist the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline.

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People's Republic of Desire

A film by Hao Wu

2018 - Cities

In China’s popular virtual showrooms, three youths seek fame, fortune and human connection, but find the same promises and perils online as in their real lives.

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People's Republic of Desire

A film by Hao Wu

2018 - Cities

In China’s popular virtual showrooms, three youths seek fame, fortune and human connection, but find the same promises and perils online as in their real lives.

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