• Milking The Rhino

    Milking The Rhino

    A ferocious kill on the Serengeti… warnings about endangered species… These clichés of nature documentaries ignore a key landscape feature: villagers just off-camera, who navigate the dangers and costs of living with wildlife. The Maasai of Kenya and Namibia’s Himba – two of Earth’s oldest cattle cultures – are in the midst of upheaval. After

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  • Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision

    Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision

    The Academy Award-winning documentary is about sculptor and architect Maya Lin who, at age 21, designed the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. The film tells the gripping story behind the Vietnam Memorial and explores a decade of her later creative work. Maya Lin’s designs for the Civil Rights Memorial, the Yale Women’s Table, and

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  • Marina Of The Zabbaleen

    Marina Of The Zabbaleen

    Washington, D.C. Premiere Enter the extraordinary world of seven-year-old Marina. Through her magical eyes, you’ll be led into the seldom-seen Muqqattam garbage-recycling village in Cairo, Egypt. The film focuses on the struggle of a marginalized Egyptian people, the Zabbaleen—Cairo’s Christian garbage collectors—to support and sustain their culture of family and belief. They live in a

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  • Maquilapolis: City Of Factories

    Maquilapolis: City Of Factories

    Meet globalization personally at one of its major touchdown points: Tijuana, Mexico, also known as Maquilapolis (city of maquiladoras or sweatshops). This insightful look at the experiences of the smart, tough, hardworking and usually invisible women who work at these maquiladoras focus on two struggles. Lourdes and Yesenia work to clean up an abandoned factory

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  • Manda’s Prize

    Manda’s Prize

    United States Premiere  Manda Chisanga is a Safari guide in Zambia’s South Luangwa National Park. When he heard how solar cookers worked, he saw their use as a way to protect the Park and save trees from being used as firewood for cook-fires.  This beautiful documentary introduces the first Parabolic Solar Cookers. It was shown

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  • Magnetic Cinema

    Magnetic Cinema

    Inspired by Lugares Comunes and by Canadian choreographer Benoît Lachambre, the film touches on the supernatural sphere. The interplay of multiple energies links the film’s characters to the natural elements—air, water, plant and mineral—leading to strange, instinctual body movements. These characters have an android double, haunted by another, non-human will. They move about in a

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