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Collisions

A film by Lynette Wallworth

2016 - Climate Change / Natural Resources

We go on a virtual reality journey into the Western Australian desert, the land of the Martu tribe. Elder Nyarri Morgan's introduction to Western culture was a collision between science and spirit. Here he gives the Martu perspective on caring for the planet for future generations.

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Collisions

A film by Lynette Wallworth

2016 - Climate Change / Natural Resources

We go on a virtual reality journey into the Western Australian desert, the land of the Martu tribe. Elder Nyarri Morgan's introduction to Western culture was a collision between science and spirit. Here he gives the Martu perspective on caring for the planet for future generations.

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Do Not Resist

A film by Craig Atkinson

2016 - Human Rights

From Ferguson, Missouri, to a high-end weapons technologies presentation for police buyers, to a community that has just received its very own military-grade tank, we witness the rapid militarization of the police in the United States.

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Do Not Resist

A film by Craig Atkinson

2016 - Human Rights

From Ferguson, Missouri, to a high-end weapons technologies presentation for police buyers, to a community that has just received its very own military-grade tank, we witness the rapid militarization of the police in the United States.

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Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise

A film by Bob Hercules and Rita Coburn Whack

2016 - Racial Justice

Maya Angelou's frank narratives of abuse and racism have opened the eyes of many. From a childhood of neglect she traveled a path that culminated in her career as a celebrated author and her renown as an influential civil rights activist.

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Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise

A film by Bob Hercules and Rita Coburn Whack

2016 - Racial Justice

Maya Angelou's frank narratives of abuse and racism have opened the eyes of many. From a childhood of neglect she traveled a path that culminated in her career as a celebrated author and her renown as an influential civil rights activist.

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Raising Bertie

A film by Margaret Byrne

2016 - Racial Justice

Three boys come of age in a rural African American-led community in North Carolina, their stories weaving together as they navigate unemployment, institutional racism, violence, first love, fatherhood, and estrangement from family members and mentors.

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Raising Bertie

A film by Margaret Byrne

2016 - Racial Justice

Three boys come of age in a rural African American-led community in North Carolina, their stories weaving together as they navigate unemployment, institutional racism, violence, first love, fatherhood, and estrangement from family members and mentors.

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The Pearl

A film by Jessica Dimmock and Christopher LaMarca

2016 - Gender and Sexuality

Being a middle-aged-to-senior transgender woman in the postindustrial logging towns of the Pacific Northwest can be a raw emotional and physical experience. With this as backdrop, four women grapple with varying stages of transition.

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The Pearl

A film by Jessica Dimmock and Christopher LaMarca

2016 - Gender and Sexuality

Being a middle-aged-to-senior transgender woman in the postindustrial logging towns of the Pacific Northwest can be a raw emotional and physical experience. With this as backdrop, four women grapple with varying stages of transition.

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The Return

A film by Kelly Duane de la Vega and Katie Galloway

2016 - Criminal Justice Reform

In 2012, Californians amended the state’s Three Strikes law, the first time US citizens voted to shorten sentences of incarcerated people. Within days, prisoners were suddenly freed, families were turned upside down, and attorneys, judges, and reentry providers embarked on an unfolding reform.

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The Return

A film by Kelly Duane de la Vega and Katie Galloway

2016 - Criminal Justice Reform

In 2012, Californians amended the state’s Three Strikes law, the first time US citizens voted to shorten sentences of incarcerated people. Within days, prisoners were suddenly freed, families were turned upside down, and attorneys, judges, and reentry providers embarked on an unfolding reform.

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When Two Worlds Collide

A film by Heidi Brandenburg and Mathew Orzel

2016 - Climate Change / Natural Resources

When Peruvian president Alan García begins aggressively extracting resources from indigenous Amazonian land, indigenous leader Alberto Pizango's impassioned speeches against García’s destructive actions prove a powerful rallying cry to throngs of Pizango's supporters. Soon a tense war of words erupts into deadly violence.

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When Two Worlds Collide

A film by Heidi Brandenburg and Mathew Orzel

2016 - Climate Change / Natural Resources

When Peruvian president Alan García begins aggressively extracting resources from indigenous Amazonian land, indigenous leader Alberto Pizango's impassioned speeches against García’s destructive actions prove a powerful rallying cry to throngs of Pizango's supporters. Soon a tense war of words erupts into deadly violence.

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3½ Minutes, Ten Bullets

A film by Marc Silver

2015 - Racial Justice

Through eyewitness testimony and in-depth reporting, 3½ Minutes, Ten Bullets dissects the shooting death of 17-year-old Jordan Davis and its aftermath, revealing the devastating effects of racial bias, gun violence, and “stand your ground” laws.

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3½ Minutes, Ten Bullets

A film by Marc Silver

2015 - Racial Justice

Through eyewitness testimony and in-depth reporting, 3½ Minutes, Ten Bullets dissects the shooting death of 17-year-old Jordan Davis and its aftermath, revealing the devastating effects of racial bias, gun violence, and “stand your ground” laws.

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A Ballerina's Tale

A film by Nelson George

2015 - Arts, Culture and Media

African American ballerina Misty Copeland examines her prodigious rise, a potentially career-ending injury she sustained, and themes of race and body image in the classical ballet world.

 

A Ballerina's Tale

A film by Nelson George

2015 - Arts, Culture and Media

African American ballerina Misty Copeland examines her prodigious rise, a potentially career-ending injury she sustained, and themes of race and body image in the classical ballet world.

 

A Journey of a Thousand Miles: Peacekeepers

A film by Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy and Geeta Gandbhir

2015 - Gender and Sexuality

Far from their familiar lives in Bangladesh, 160 women join the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti. In one of the first all-female, predominantly Muslim peacekeeping units, they shatter every stereotype about the capabilities of Muslim women.

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A Journey of a Thousand Miles: Peacekeepers

A film by Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy and Geeta Gandbhir

2015 - Gender and Sexuality

Far from their familiar lives in Bangladesh, 160 women join the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti. In one of the first all-female, predominantly Muslim peacekeeping units, they shatter every stereotype about the capabilities of Muslim women.

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A Path Appears

A film by Maro Chermayeff

2015 - Human Rights

A Path Appears follows Nicholas Kristof, Sheryl WuDunn, and actor-advocates as they travel in Colombia, Haiti, Kenya, and the United States, uncovering the world's harshest cases of gender-based oppression and human rights violations and report on proven methods to combat them.

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A Path Appears

A film by Maro Chermayeff

2015 - Human Rights

A Path Appears follows Nicholas Kristof, Sheryl WuDunn, and actor-advocates as they travel in Colombia, Haiti, Kenya, and the United States, uncovering the world's harshest cases of gender-based oppression and human rights violations and report on proven methods to combat them.

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Absences (Ausencias)

A film by Tatiana Huezo

2015 - Human Rights

Among the many instances of enforced disappearance in Mexico, a boy and his father are abducted by armed men. Five years later, Lulu still refuses to give up hope that she will find her husband and son—alive.

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Absences (Ausencias)

A film by Tatiana Huezo

2015 - Human Rights

Among the many instances of enforced disappearance in Mexico, a boy and his father are abducted by armed men. Five years later, Lulu still refuses to give up hope that she will find her husband and son—alive.

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