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Dolores

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Screening February 27 - March 26, 2018 | With intimate and unprecedented access, Peter Bratt's Dolores tells the story of Dolores Huerta, among the most important, yet least-known, activists in American history.

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Look & See: A Portrait Wendell Berry

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Screening March 26 - April 22, 2018 | Look & See: Wendell Berry's Kentucky is a portrait of the changing landscapes and shifting values of rural America in the era of industrial agriculture, as seen through the mind’s eye of award-winning writer and farmer Wendell Berry, back home in his native Henry County, Kentucky.

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Served Like a Girl

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Screening May 1 - May 27, 2018 | Served Like a Girl provides a candid look at a shared sisterhood to help the rising number of homeless women veterans who served in Iraq and Afghanistan, and suffer from PTSD, sexual abuse, and other traumas.

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Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary

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Screening October 1 - November 5, 2017 | Set against the social, political and cultural landscape of the times, Chasing Trane brings saxophone great John Coltrane to life, as a man and an artist.

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I Am Not Your Negro

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Screening November 1, 2017 - January 14, 2018 | One of the most acclaimed films of the year and an Oscar nominee for Best Documentary, I Am Not Your Negro envisions the book James Baldwin never finished.

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Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities

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Screening January 15 - February 18, 2018 | Tell Them We Are Rising explores the pivotal role historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) have played over the course of 150 years in American history, culture, and identity.

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National Bird

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Screening April 1 - April 30, 2017 | National Bird follows whistleblowers who, despite possible consequences, are determined to break the silence around one of the most controversial issues of our time: the secret U.S. drone war.

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Real Boy

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Screening May 21 - June 18, 2017 | Real Boy is the coming-of-age story of Bennett, a trans teenager with dreams of musical stardom.

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Newtown

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Screening February 27 - April 2, 2017 | Newtown uses deeply personal testimonies to tell the story of the aftermath of the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting, the deadliest mass shooting of schoolchildren in American history.

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The Bad Kids

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Screening February 20 - March 19, 2017 | Located in an impoverished Mojave Desert community, Black Rock Continuation High School is an alternative for at-risk students with little hope of graduating from a traditional high school.

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Independent Lens | T-Rex

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Screening June 1 - July 31, 2016 | Life outside the ring may be an even tougher fight.

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Independent Lens | Peace Officer

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Screening April 1 - May 15, 2016 | Private investigator Dub seeks the truth in the fatal standoff between the SWAT unit he formed and his son-in-law.

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Independent Lens | Armor of Light

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Screening April 1 - May 16, 2016 | Two people of faith come together to explore the contradictions of a nation rife with gun violence.

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Independent Lens | The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution

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Screening January 1 - February 22, 2016 | A new revolutionary culture emerged in the turbulent 1960s, and the Black Panther Party was at the vanguard.

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Independent Lens | In Football We Trust

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Screening January 1 - 31, 2016 | The odds may be stacked against them, but these four Polynesian high school football players will never stop fighting for a better future.

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Learn the story of how Theodore Roosevelt became our nation’s 26th president.

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Critical Acclaim for 'Motherland'

A roundup of some critical acclaim for 'Motherland.'