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CONVENTIONEERS

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DAVE MASSEY (Matthew Mabe), visiting New York City for the first time as a delegate to the Republican National Convention, falls into an unlikely affair with his long-lost college friend LEA (Woodwyn Koons), a Liberal who has returned to the city to protest the Republican agenda...

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CREATING WOODSTOCK

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For three days in August 1969, nearly a half-million young people descended upon Max Yasgur's farm in upstate New York for the rock ‘n’ roll event that defined a generation. Mythologized for 50 years, the filmmakers set the record straight with "Creating Woodstock,” the most comprehensive examination of how the festival came to be using original interviews with key figures, rare archival footage and unearthed photographs...

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DARFUR DIARIES

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Darfur Diaries: Message From Home is a brutally honest inside look into the current tragedy befalling the Darfur region. Filmmakers Adam Shapiro, Jen Marlow and Aisha Bain filmed the personal stories of those affected by the horrors in the Darfur region...

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  • Directors: Adam Shapiro, Jen Marlow, Aisha Bain
  • TRT: 55 mins
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DAYS OF GRACE

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Corruption, kidnapping and vigilante justice fuel this explosive debut by Mexican filmmaker Everardo Gout...

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  • Director: Everardo Gout
  • TRT: 121 mins
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DEFLATING THE ELEPHANT

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"DEFLATING THE ELEPHANT: THE FRAMED MESSAGES BEHIND CONSERVATIVE DIALOGUE teaches us how language affects our lives and more significantly, our political discourse. Language is influenced by what is known as “framing,” meaning every word is connected to a concept...

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DESERT BAYOU

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Questions of race, poverty, politics and religion hurdle towards each other in DESERT BAYOU, the story of 600 Hurricane Katrina evacuees who find themselves evacuated and deplaned from New Orleans and deposited into an isolated military installation in Utah. The lives of evacuees are undone; response from government officials, the military, local citizens and a Jewish rabbi astonish...

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  • Director: Alex LeMay
  • TRT: 92 mins
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DIRTY ENERGY

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On April 20th, 2010, the Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded off the Gulf of Mexico...

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DISFIGURED

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Lydia is a fat, graceful woman struggling to maintain her identity in fashionable Venice Beach, CA. She still struggles with complex feelings about her body and its place in the world. Darcy, a recovering-anorexic Venice real estate agent, is struggling with the same issues from a very different perspective...

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  • Director: Glenn Gers
  • TRT: 96 mins
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DRIVEN

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Mike Bauer was born to be fast and chased his dreams – from acting and singing to motor sports – until a tragic motorcycle accident left him paralyzed and on the verge of suicide. When he meets Dr. Scott Falci, a rehabilitative neurosurgeon and an amateur racing enthusiast who recognizes Mike’s potential as a driver...

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DUST OF LIFE

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Shortly after the Fall of Saïgon, internal disruption further destroys North and South Vietnam. Determined to change the Southern population, North Vietnamese Soldiers (Bo Doi) roam the streets picking up orphaned boys for transport to rehabilitation camps...

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