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Programs and Events The Last Patrol Opening Night - Affecting follow-up to Restrepo, about the director’s year spent embedded in Afghanistan, exploring war’s las... Programs and Events 28 Up South Africa Diverse stories of young South Africans illuminate the tumultuous cultural and political history of the country since the end... Programs and Events Buckskin Sold out - The Kaurna people of South Australia were pronounced extinct in 1931 but, almost a century later, a cultural and l... Programs and Events Can't Stop the Water Sold out - Rising seas threaten a Native American Cajun community’s way of life on the Isle de Jean Charles, Louisiana, home... Programs and Events Cast In India A glimpse into the lives of men in Indian factories who forge the ubiquitous bits of street life New Yorkers step on daily: m... Programs and Events The Corral and the Wind (El Corral y el Viento) A man’s return to his father’s village becomes a subtle meditation on the fading of culture and the search for a place among... Programs and Events A Correspondence Sold out - A story of love across distance during troubled times for Iranians in post-war Europe told via photographs, letter... Programs and Events The Darkside Warwick Thornton’s stunning documentary hybrid gathers indigenous ghost stories from across Australia and sets them elegantly... Programs and Events Dr. Sarmast’s Music School Sold out - Is there a place for art in a conflict zone? Dr. Sarmast’s Music School tells the remarkable story of Afghanistan’... Programs and Events Elevator (Elevador) Sold out - A poetic trek up and down Mexico City’s oldest apartment complex, where the elevator operators are spectators, gua... Programs and Events Emerging Visual Anthropologists Showcase In this special showcase we present three of the newest shorts to come out of the Visual Anthropology tradition. Programs and Events Flor de Toloache In a New York City subway station, a dazzlingly dressed all-female mariachi band brings the platform to life. Programs and Events H2O MX Sold Out - H2O MX examines the daily issues Mexico City faces managing its water, reminding us that sustainability is deeply... Programs and Events Happiness As TV and the Internet come to rural Bhutan, a young monk’s trip to the capital becomes a bittersweet meditation on technolog... Video Hi-Ho Mistahey! The latest film by the legendary Alanis Obomsawin chronicles Cree teenager Shannen Koostachin and her Shannen’s Dream campaig... Programs and Events Hollow A participatory, web-based documentary project examining the future (and past) of rural America through the history of McDowe... Programs and Events How a People Live The Gwa'sala-'Nakwaxda'xw First Nation, forcibly relocated from British Columbia in 1964, exhibit remarkable strength in the... Programs and Events Invitation to Dance Simi Linton sets out on a lifelong quest to offer disabled Americans “equality, justice, and a place on the dance floor!" Programs and Events Jalanan Sold Out - A film about Indonesia, street music, love, prison, politics, sex, corruption, rice fields, globalization and hear... Programs and Events Just To Let You Know That I’m Alive Saharawi women tell their story after enduring some of the most severe human rights abuses in the last thirty years. Programs and Events ¡Kachkaniraqmi! Through Peru’s social and economic struggles, through rugged mountains and idyllic rain forests, the human musical spirit rem... Programs and Events Kismet Turkish soap operas have taken the Middle East by storm, becoming an international export and inspiring a cultural shift to t... Programs and Events Laal Pari An illiterate village council woman in rural India champions safety and equal rights for women in the face of institutionaliz... Programs and Events Let's Get the Rhythm Through wars and migrations, across language barriers and oceans, young girls connect through thousands of different hand-cla... Programs and Events Little White Lie As a teenager from a Jewish family in New York, Lacey Schwartz begins to piece together a big family secret, and her own raci... Programs and Events Living Quechua A Brooklyn Peruvian woman’s mission to connect speakers of her native Quechua reveals NYC as a bubbling crockpot of linguisti... Programs and Events Madame Phung's Last Journey Sold out - Madame Phung’s Last Journey follows a troupe of Vietnamese cross-dressing singers on their journey through the cou... Programs and Events Margaret Mead Filmmaker Award Winner Screening An encore screening of the 2014 Margaret Mead Filmmaker Award winning film H2O MX, which examines the daily issues Mexico Cit... Programs and Events Master and Divino (O Mestre e o Divino) Step into the Amazon valley for an absorbing and whimsical look at Catholic missionary culture among the indigenous people. Programs and Events My Prairie Home Transgender musician Rae Spoon is a deeply soulful individual whose story is at once unique and speaks to the universality of... Programs and Events Neither Here Nor There (Ni Aquí, Ni Allá) An undocumented young Mexican woman navigates the challenges of college as her parents struggle to support her in the pursuit... Programs and Events Remembering Yayayi Sold out - The lifestyles of a remote aboriginal community are explored through a combination of archival footage and modern-... Programs and Events The Return Four Polish women raised Catholic set out to become strong, dynamic Jewish leaders, faced with the unique task of building an... Programs and Events Robert Gardner Tribute Sold Out - In honor of preeminent filmmaker Robert Gardner, who died on June 21, 2014, this year’s retrospective screening wi... Programs and Events Santa Cruz del Islote Isolated and peaceful, the world’s most densely populated island is increasingly dependent on the Colombian mainland as the e... Programs and Events Seeds of Time An agriculturalist races against time from Rome to Russia to the Arctic Circle to save the one resource we cannot live withou... Programs and Events Sepideh—Reaching for the Stars When Iranian teenager Sepideh discovers an interest in astronomy, she must reconcile her family lifestyle with her profession... Programs and Events Soul Food Stories Aging members of an all-male social club in a Bulgarian village argue about women’s rights, homosexuality, and other modern s... Programs and Events Tender In the industrial town of Port Kembla, a community center embarks on a noble and atypical quest: to serve the townspeople wit... Programs and Events ThuleTuvalu Devastating effects of retreating ice in Greenland and rising seas in the Pacific frame an elegantly conceived climate-change... Programs and Events Under the Palace Wall The juxtaposition of a palace turned luxury hotel and the school beneath its walls creates an eloquent portrait of life in an... Programs and Events Vultures of Tibet The sacred funeral tradition of Sky Burial reveals the tourism and commercialization of culture in Tibet. Programs and Events The Venice Syndrome Sold out - The story of a bastion of culture sinking under the weight of millions of tourists, giving voice to the rapidly va... Programs and Events Walking Under Water Sold out - A fisherman whose ancestors lived almost exclusively on the water provides a window into the disappearing culture... Programs and Events Where God Likes to Be Sold out - A lyrical, evocative exploration of three young lives on the Blackfeet Indian reservation reveals what it means to...