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  • PremiereThrough a Lens Darkly
    Through a Lens Darkly

    An artist-filmmaker takes a deeply personal look back through the parallel histories of how African Americans have been depicted in commercial photography, contrasted with how they were captured in family photos.

    90 minutes

  • PremiereAmerican Denial
    American Denial

    Using the story of Gunnar Myrdal’s 1944 investigation of Jim Crow racism as a springboard, American Denial explores the power of unconscious biases and how the ideals of liberty, equality, and justice still impact notions of race and class today.

    60 minutes

  • A Path Appears
    A Path Appears

    From the team that brought you the groundbreaking Half the Sky, A Path Appears goes to the USA, Colombia, Haiti, and Kenya to uncover the harshest forms of gender-based oppression and human rights violations, and solutions being implemented to combat them.

    90 minutes

  • The Kill Team
    The Kill Team

    The Kill Team is the story of Specialist Adam Winfield, a U.S. soldier in Afghanistan who attempted to alert the Army to the murders of unarmed civilians, and who then himself was implicated in one of the killings and charged with first degree murder.

    90 minutes

  • Evolution of a Criminal
    Evolution of a Criminal

    In this gripping blend of documentary, true crime, and personal essay, a filmmaker confronts his past, dissecting the circumstances that led him to commit a bank robbery as a young man, and his journey of reflection and forgiveness.

    90 minutes

  • Rich Hill
    Rich Hill

    Rich Hill follows three teenage boys, Andrew, Harley, and Appachey, as they struggle with isolation, broken families, and lack of opportunity, providing an immersive and realistic picture of growing up poor in America.

    90 minutes

  • Last Train Home
    Last Train Home

    Set against the backdrop of the world’s largest annual human migration, Last Train Home follows the Zhang family who travel home on Chinese New Year to reunite with their teenage daughter.

    90 minutes

  • Getting Back to Abnormal
    Getting Back to Abnormal

    Getting Back to Abnormal is a look at the state of New Orleans five years after Hurricane Katrina, interweaving politics, race and how the recovery of the city has impacted the resilience of its unique culture.

    90 minutes

  • God Loves Uganda
    God Loves Uganda

    Inspired by his own roots in the African American Baptist church, director Roger Ross Williams delves into the evangelical movement in Uganda.

    90 minutes

  • Let the Fire Burn
    Let the Fire Burn

    Documentary brings to life one of the most tumultuous clashes between government and citizens in modern U.S. history, as a longtime feud between Philadelphia police and controversial radical urban group MOVE came to a tragic climax in 1985.

    90 minutes

  • E Haku Inoa: To Weave a Name
    E Haku Inoa: To Weave a Name

    Filmmaker Christen Marquez's drive to learn the meaning of her enigmatic Hawaiian name impels her to unite her scattered family and come to terms with her estranged, mentally ill mother, who is the only person in the world who knows the meaning of her name.

    60 minutes

  • The Trials of Muhammad Ali
    The Trials of Muhammad Ali

    The Trials of Muhammad Ali covers Ali's toughest bout: his battle to overturn the five-year prison sentence he received for refusing U.S. military service. The film explores Ali's exile years when he was banned from boxing and found himself in the crosshairs of conflicts concerning race, religion, and wartime dissent.

    90 minutes

  • Medora
    Medora

    A community beset by a crippled economy and dwindling population is the setting for this documentary following a down-but-not-out varsity basketball team over a season. The team’s struggle to compete parallels the town’s own fight for survival.

    90 minutes

  • Spies of Mississippi
    Spies of Mississippi

    The story of a secret spy agency formed by the state of Mississippi to preserve segregation during the 1950s and ‘60s. Granted broad powers, this commission investigated citizens and organizations in attempts to derail the civil rights movement.

    60 minutes

  • Jiro Dreams of Sushi
    Jiro Dreams of Sushi

    A thoughtful and elegant meditation on work, family, and the art of perfection, chronicling a master sushi chef’s life as both an unparalleled success in the culinary world and a loving yet complicated father.

    90 minutes

  • Don't Stop Believin': Everyman's Journey
    Don't Stop Believin': Everyman's Journey

    In a real-life fairy tale, a Filipino singer is plucked from YouTube to front the iconic American band Journey, and must deal with the pressures of replacing a legend while leading the band on their longest world tour in ages.

    90 minutes

  • Outlawed in Pakistan
    Outlawed in Pakistan

    Outlawed in Pakistan tells the story of Kainat Soomro as she takes a rape case through Pakistan’s deeply flawed criminal justice system.

    60 minutes

  • Detropia
    Detropia

    Can the Motor City rise from its ashes? There is a growing feeling that as Detroit goes, so goes the nation. This film tells the dramatic story of a city and its most innovative people who refuse to leave the building, even as the flames are rising.

    90 minutes

  • The Powerbroker: Whitney Young's Fight for Civil Rights
    The Powerbroker: Whitney Young's Fight for Civil Rights

    Whitney Young was one of the most powerful, controversial, and largely forgotten leaders of the civil rights movement.

    60 minutes

  • Education, Education
    Education, Education

    As China's higher education system becomes more privatized, a new generation of Chinese youth are losing access to it.

    60 minutes