Film Schedule


Film Series: Justice Matters


Beans
Tracey Deer - Canada, USA - 92 mins

Tekahentahkhwa is known as Beans within the Mohawk reserve in Oka, Quebec, where she is a tween in the summer of 1990. For Beans, coming of age means encountering indignities her family has so far protected her from. To harden her heart, she falls in with a rough crowd in a very rough season for her people. In the film, Beans is played winningly by Kiawentiio ... more

Wednesday, June 9 - Sunday, June 13
$9.00

Executive Order
Lázaro Ramos - Brazil - 94 mins

This sci-fi drama is set in a dystopian near future in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Young lawyer Antônio sues the Brazilian government for reparations for all descendants of African slaves in the country. The authoritarian government responds by signing an executive order that banishes all black citizens from Brazil, creating chaos and protest. Citizens are categorized ... more

Friday, June 4 - Tuesday, June 8
$9.00

The First 54 Years: an Abbreviated Manual for Military Occupation
Avi Mograbi - France, Finland, Israel, Germany - 110 mins

You say you want an Occupation? Well, you know...Avi Mograbi's documentary is a step-by-step how-to, with the Israeli Occupation of Gaza and the West Bank in the years since the 1967 War serving as a convenient example. The famously challenging director (Avenge But One of My Two Eyes) made his latest film in collaboration with the Breaking the Silence project, ... more

Wednesday, June 9 - Sunday, June 13
$9.00

Manzanar, Diverted: When Water Becomes Dust
Ann Kaneko & Producer Jin Yoo-Kim - USA - 84 mins

Manzanar, in California's dry, windblown Owens Valley, was once "the place where water always flows": Native Americans called its creeks and lush lands home for thousands of years until the 1860s, when the Lone Pine Paiute-Shoshone were forced from the area to reservations. The water the valley depended on was then systematically extracted to support the lawns, ... more

Wednesday, June 9 - Sunday, June 13
$9.00

SNCC
Danny Lyon - USA - 75 mins

The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) was the only national civil rights organization led by young people. Founded in 1960, SNCC members worked with community leaders throughout the South to help secure voting rights and to eradicate laws enforcing segregation. Its influence continued in subsequent years through an emphasis on black culture ... more

Friday, June 4 - Tuesday, June 8
$9.00

Writing with Fire
Rintu Thomas, Sushmit Ghosh - India - 93 mins

India is a dangerous place for journalists. For female journalists, the threat is greater, and for marginalized Dalit women journalists, greater still. Nevertheless, Khabar Lahariya (Waves of News) persists. Operating out of Uttar Pradesh and run by Dalit women, with only mobile phones for recording, the newspaper-turned-YouTube-channel has garnered more than ... more

Friday, June 4 - Tuesday, June 8
$9.00

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