Egypt / 2013 / directed by Mahmod Yossry
An unflinching look at sexual repression and its consequences among young Egyptian men.
UK/2012/ 98mins / directed by Jacob Cartwright and Nick Jordan
An aesthetically powerful film about Cairo, Illinois, isolated at the confluence of the Ohio & Mississippi rivers, where the North meets the South. Original cinematography and candid interviews with archive footage, unseen for over 40 years, capturing the town at the height of explosive racial tensions in 1969.
USA/ 2012/ 74mins/ directed by Kevin McKinney and Jill McKeever
The internet didn’t kill radio, commercial radio is killing itself. Corporate FM reveals how buyout firms have changed radio and made handsome profits along the way.
Germany/ 2013/ 65mins/ directed by Sophie Hamacher
John Roemer, high school teacher and social activist, takes us through heated battles of the Civil Rights Movement. Set in Baltimore, a city with a turbulent history of charged race relations, the film shows Roemer’s distinctive style of teaching and his ardent call for activism.
USA / 2012 / 9:12mins / directed by Paul Abowd
Washington DC and activists are trying to prevent the authorities from evicting someone from her home.
USA / 2012 / 97 mins / Peter Swanson
The film follows Rowan LeCompte and Dieter Goldkuhle as they make their last great window for Washington National Cathedral. These two grand masters of stained glass labor to create a masterpiece in a race against time. Told with stunningly beautiful images, this is a story about the struggle to create great art using glass and light.
Mexico / 2012 / 76mins / directed by Sergio Morkin
In 2007, an unknown Northern California rock band called the Ginger Ninjas set out to tour Mexico. With no van and no gigs, they hauled their instruments, camping gear and human-powered sound system on special bicycles: An exploration of youthful freedom, transformation and relationships among these eco-travelers.
USA / 2013 / 30mins / directed by Sam Hampton
In 1951 John Stokes helped organize a walkout by over 400 fellow African American high school students in Farmville, Virginia to protest segregated school conditions.
USA / 2013 / 15mins / directed by Wayne Thomas
William Albert Allard, a photojournalist for National Geographic, has defined a style of photography through his use of color and composition and a humanistic approach. World Premiere
USA / 2012 / 14:16mins / directed by Chris Portal, Merri Lisa Trigilio and Laura Wagner.
Can Jacob Guevara, the reigning champion, defend his title in the fiercest shuffleboard competition west of Austin?
USA /2013 / 27mins / directed by Gillian Willman
Annie “Londonderry” Kopchovsky believed she could do anything any man could do–and set out on her bicycle to prove it.
USA / 2012 / 83mins / directed by Nicole Karsin
In Colombia’s indigenous villages, three brave women from distinct tribes guide us through their worlds. Trapped in a protracted predicament that is fueled by the drug war, indigenous women use their resources and tradition to lead in a transforming way imbued with hope.
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