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UFOlogist

Directed by Anna Sandilands, Ewan McNicol

Peter Davenport’s life work is running the National UFO Reporting Center.

Uksuum Cauyai: The Drums of Winter

Directed by Leonard Kamerling, Sarah Elder

Shot in 1977, this award-winning ethnographic documentary explores the traditional dance, music, and spiritual world of the Yup’ik Eskimo people

Under the Sun

Directed by Vitaliy Manskiy

Shot with the permission and supervision of North Korean authorities, Russian director Vitaliy Manskiy’s film turns a propaganda effort into

Union Maids

Directed by Julia Reichert, Jim Klein, Miles Mogulescu

Told through the eyes of three remarkable women, Union Maids opens up one of the great untold stories in our

Union Maids / The Last Truck: Closing of a GM Plant / Making Morning Star

Directed by Julia Reichert

This program features three labor films by Julia Reichert and collaborators, focused on diverse areas of American work — housekeeping,

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Václav Havel

Directed by Andrea Sedlácková

The 1989 Velvet Revolution was led by Václav Havel, a playwright and poet who became Czechoslovakia’s first democratically elected president

Valentino: The Last Emperor

Directed by Matt Tyrnauer

Shot by Vanity Fair Correspondent Matt Tyrnauer between 2005 and 2007, Valentino: The Last Emperor, offers an intimate and engaging,

Valor With Honor

Directed by Burt Takeuchi

VALOR WITH HONOR is an independent documentary film based on over 35 interviews of Japanese American veterans who served in

Varda by Agnès

Directed by Agnès Varda

The final film from the late, beloved Agnès Varda is a characteristically playful, profound, and personal summation of the director’s

Vernacular Viewings with Robert Sickels

Directed by Robert Sickels

Tonight we welcome Walla Walla filmmaker Robert Sickels, whose short documentaries, while focused on life in the Eastern Washington community

Vestibular Matching Soundtrack

Directed by McKenzie Blake

Advances in technology also create linguistic rifts. Having been born largely deaf, a cochlear implant has provided the director access

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