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For Dear Life

Directed by Carmen Pollard

With all the flair of a seasoned theatre producer, terminal cancer patient and director Carmen Pollard’s cousin James Pollard rallies

12 Days

Directed by Raymond Depardon

In France over 90,000 people a year are placed under psychiatric care without their consent. These people must appear before

Faces Places

Directed by Agnès Varda, JR

Much as she did with her much-loved classic The Gleaners and I (2000), this whimsical yet profound road trip through

Brimstone & Glory

Directed by Viktor Jakovleski

Every year, residents of the Mexican city of Tultepec – “the fireworks capital of the world”—hold a pair of events

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Wattstax

Directed by Mel Stuart

The legendary Memphis record label Stax produced a benefit concert in 1972 at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum for the

Native Wisdom: The People of the Oregon Coast

Directed by Lawrence Johnson

Native American elders, indigenous scientists, and cultural leaders from the Pacific Coast–including the Confederated Tribes of Siletz, Confederated Tribes of

Aida’s Secrets

Directed by Alon Schwarz, Shaul Schwarz

In this sweeping international story that begins in World War II and concludes in an emotional family reunion seven decades

In a Foreign Land

Directed by Icíar Bollaín

The current financial crisis in Spain has forced an estimated 700,000 young people to emigrate in the hope of a

Waiting For August

Directed by Teodorah Mihai

Georgiana Halmac is about to turn 15. She lives with her six brothers and sisters in a social housing condo

Village At the End of the World

Directed by Sarah Gavron, Daniel Katznelson

This rich, real-life human drama, full of humor and hope, is set against the backdrop of steadily melting ice that

Trapped

Directed by Long Tran

A perky and witty portrait of an early teen who grew up in Hong Kong and has embarked upon an

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Morning Light

Directed by Erik Anderson

This triptych follows the adventures of the filmmaker’s grandfather who sailed the Atlantic alone, his father, a reporter who died