RSSArchive for July, 2014

MOTHERS OF BEDFORD

MOTHERS OF BEDFORD

Film by Jennifer McShane. Look out for a screening near you! Check the film website for updates.   Is it possible to become a better mother while serving time in a maximum security prison? MOTHERS OF BEDFORD, a feature length documentary, follows five women incarcerated in the Bedford Hills Correctional Facility and looks at their lives […]

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KUMU HINA

KUMU HINA

A powerful feature documentary about the struggle to maintain Pacific Islander culture and values within the Westernized society of modern day Hawai?i. It is told through the lens of an extraordinary Native Hawaiian who is both a proud and confident mahu, or transgender woman, and an honored and respected kumu, or teacher, cultural practitioner, and community leader.

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BACK ON BOARD: Greg Louganis

BACK ON BOARD: Greg Louganis

A feature-length documentary that tells the life story of this four-time Olympic Champion as he returns to diving after a long period of absence.

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THE WINDING STREAM

THE WINDING STREAM

The tale of the dynasty at the very heart of country music. Starting with the seminal Original Carter Family, A.P., Sara and Maybelle; this film-in-progress traces the ebb and flow of their influence, the transformation of that act into the Carter Sisters and Mother Maybelle, the marital alliance between June Carter and music legend Johnny Cash, and the efforts of the present-day family to keep this legacy alive.

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COME HELL OR HIGH WATER: The Battle For Turkey Creek

COME HELL OR HIGH WATER: The Battle For Turkey Creek

When the graves of former slaves are bulldozed in Mississippi, a native son returns to protect the community they settled – a place now threatened by urban sprawl, hurricanes and an unprecedented manmade disaster.

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LETTER TO ANITA

LETTER TO ANITA

LETTER TO ANITA portrays a story of love and loss, family and solitude, acting and activism.

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TEENAGE

TEENAGE

A hypnotic rumination on the genesis of youth culture from the end of the 19th century to the first half of the 20th, Matt Wolf’s TEENAGE is a living collage of rare archival material, filmed portraits, and diary entries read by Jena Malone, Ben Whishaw, and others.

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The 2014 Kopkind/CID Film Seminars "campers" announced!

The 2014 Kopkind/CID Film Seminars “campers” announced!

We are delighted to announce the filmmakers attending this year’s CID / Kopkind Filmmakers Retreat & Seminars in Guilford, VT.

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HAVANA CURVEBALL

HAVANA CURVEBALL

Part coming of age story, part road movie, part U.S.-Cuba geopolitics. This charming baseball tale, tracks one intrepid 14-year-old’s journey to square his idealism with the messiness of the adult world.

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REGARDING SUSAN SONTAG

REGARDING SUSAN SONTAG

An intimate and nuanced investigation into the life of one of the most influential and provocative thinkers of the 20th century. Passionate and gracefully outspoken throughout her career, Susan Sontag became one of the most important literary, political, and feminist icons of her generation.

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