Documentaries

AMan_2A MAN SINCE LONG TIME

Egypt / 2013 / directed by Mahmod Yossry
An unflinching look at sexual repression and its consequences among young Egyptian men.

between2rivers1BETWEEN TWO RIVERS 

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.

corporate fmCORPORATE FM 

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.

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DIRECTING DISSENT 

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.

EvictionDefenders.AbowdEVICTION DEFENDERS

USA / 2012 / 9:12mins / directed by Paul Abowd          
Washington DC and activists are trying to prevent the authorities from evicting someone from her home.

lettherebelight_2_horizontalLET THERE BE LIGHT

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.

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LOS GINGER NINJAS

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.

John_Stokes_18MR. STOKES MISSION

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.

Wayne-Thomas--Passion_horizontalPASSION AND ACCEPTANCE: A SHORT FILM ABOUT NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC PHOTOGRAPHER WILLIAM ALBERT ALLARD

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

SkunkedSKUNKED 

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?

 

thenewwoman_horizontalTHE NEW WOMAN: ANNIE “LONDONDERRY” KOPCHOVSKY  

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.

 

wewomenwarriors2WE WOMEN WARRIORS 

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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