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Programs and Events 18 Days in Egypt An interactive documentary project that uses video, photos, & other personal media created by Egyptians to tell the story... Programs and Events Bad Weather A tiny island in the Bay of Bengal is notable for 2 reasons: it is sinking into the sea, and is populated almost entirely by... Programs and Events Bay of All Saints An intimate portrait of the last of the water slums in Salvador, Brazil, facing demolition in the name of environmental conse... Programs and Events Bury the Hatchet Three Mardi Gras Indians in New Orleans offer a window onto a vibrant segment of the city’s African American community. Programs and Events Buzkashi! The rivalries and political intrigues of Tajikistan’s polo-like favorite sport open an intriguing window on this former Sovie... Programs and Events Children of Srikandi This first film by and about queer Indonesian women features eight poetic shorts interwoven with the story of Srikandi of the... Programs and Events A Fierce Green Fire: The Battle for a Living Planet A wide-angle exploration of the environment movement and the people and stories that have defined it over 50 years of activism. Programs and Events George Stoney Tribute: How the Myth Was Made Our tribute to the beloved documentarian and educator George Stoney, who passed away earlier this year, engenders a lively di... Programs and Events Grab A captivating look at the tradition of Grab Day, a community-wide prayer of abundance, thanks, and renewal among Laguna Puebl... Programs and Events Himself He Cooks The stunning visuals of the preparation of 50,000 free meals a day served in the Golden Temple in Amritsar offer insights int... Programs and Events The Human Tower Three countries. One passion. Three hundred bodies climbing, reaching the sky to build a human tower—all for a touch of glory. Programs and Events Jai Bhim Comrade A 14-year examination by acclaimed political documentarian Anand Patwardhan of the music of protest of the Dalit, India’s “un... Programs and Events Keep Me Upright (Tiens moi droite) An intimate, wry, and whimsical self-portrait that incorporates collage and animation to celebrate the healing qualities of a... Programs and Events A Life Without Words (Una Vida Sin Palabras) The story of two deaf siblings in rural Nicaragua living entirely without written, spoken, or signed language pose provocativ... Programs and Events The Light in Her Eyes At her Qur’an school for girls in Syria a Muslim preacher challenges her students to live according to Islam without giving u... Programs and Events Manapanmirr, in Christmas Spirit An exploration of the joys and sorrows of Christmas in northeast Arnhem Land, one of the most isolated Aboriginal land in Aus... Programs and Events Maori Boy Genius At 16, Ngaa Rauuira is a prodigy and a national hero—how will he rise the extraordinary challenge of being the voice and hope... Programs and Events Mead Arcade This year, in collaboration with Games for Change , the Mead invites audiences to play a series of interactive digital games... Programs and Events Meanwhile in Mamelodi The World Cup in a Pretoria township and the life of an ordinary family: struggle for survival, teenage problems, business—an... Programs and Events Nagaland: The Last of the Headhunters The Naga tribes of Northeast India and Northern Myanmar keep a tenuous hold on ritual and tradition as they adapted to the mo... Programs and Events Re-Seeing the Century: The Expedition on Film Celebrate the Museum's legacy of documenting expeditions on film from the early 20th century to the present day. Programs and Events Sun Kissed A Navajo couple discovers their children have a disorder making exposure to sunlight fatal. Programs and Events Sweet Dreams A remarkable group of Rwandan women defies the devastation of the genocide to form the country’s first all-female drumming tr... Programs and Events The Other Half of Tomorrow This series of vivid short documentaries explores the disparate realities of contemporary Pakistan through the perspectives o... Programs and Events Through Navajo Eyes A series of seven short documentary films which show short scenes of life in the Navajo Nation. Programs and Events Tropicália A rare document of 1960s Brazil and of the thrilling sparks that fly when art, culture, and politics collide. Programs and Events Tundra Book. A Tale of Vukvukla, the Little Rock (Kniga Tundry. Povest' o Vukvukaye - malen'kom kamne) A glimpse into a land—the remote Russian peninsula in the Arctic Circle—a culture, and a people that few have ever witnessed. Programs and Events Tunniit: Retracing the Lines of Inuit Tattoos (Atuaqsiniq Inuit Tunninginnik) A young woman’s quest to revive the ancient Inuit tradition of face tattooing becomes a personal journey into the history of... Programs and Events Wheat and Tares (Het Kaf en Het Koren) Adherents of Harold Camping, who predicted 5/21/11 would be Judgment Day, live with hope, fear, and loneliness as they prepar... Programs and Events Whose Story Is It? Story Lounge Whose Story Is It? Story Lounge is an interactive event with the Moth, POV, and StoryCorps that will explore, along with the...