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Cinéma Inch'Allah!

Four Belgian-Moroccan friends struggle with their passion for making comic action movies, their Muslim identities, and personal values.


Dennis O’Rourke Tribute

SOLD OUT - The program will feature an opportunity to discuss O’Rourke’s legacy and the continuing issues around cultural tourism.


Doing the Sheep Good

Doing the Sheep Good, by Teresa Montoya, charts the life of the films and photographs in the series “Navajo Film Themselves," made by Navajo youth who were taught to use cameras as part of a 1966 experiment by two anthropologists, as they are about to be repatriated to their community.


Emerging Visual Anthropologists Showcase

As the applications of documentary film and other media expand in the world of scholarly anthropology, these filmmakers are at the forefront, pushing the boundaries of what is possible to do and say through film. 


Finding Hillywood

This unique and compelling chronicle of the very beginning of Rwanda's film industry reveals the power of film to heal a man and a nation.

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Framing the Other

A tour group visit to the Ethiopian Mursi tribe raises provocative questions of authenticity and the motivations behind “cultural tourism.”


Gringo Trails

SOLD OUT - Explore the dramatic impact of tourism around the world through the stories of both travelers and locals in Bolivia, Thailand, Mali, and Bhutan.


Heart of Sky, Heart of Earth

SOLD OUT - This beautiful and provocative film follows six young Maya in Guatemala and Chiapas through their daily lives, forgoing narration to allow them to put forth a indigenous perspective in their own words.


How Far Is Heaven

SOLD OUT - This intimate and captivating documentary follows the last three Sisters of Compassion, an order of nuns who have lived in the remote New Zealand village known both as Jerusalem and Hiruharama for 120 years, revealing complex and potent dualities of Maori and Christian spirituality.


Iceland Year Zero

Iceland after the financial collapse is a bankrupt nation where thousands who lost their assets are reassessing the value of capitalism.


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