Carole Patterson cover | Still from "Fine Cut" Independent Little Cuss with TBT logo

Independent Little Cuss

Nationally-known disability rights advocate Carole Patterson takes on the world with her offbeat humor and brutal honesty in "Independent Little Cuss," a profile of her challenging life as she prepares to marry a non-disabled man despite his family's concerns. Included in the first season of “Fine Cut,” the film went on to win 11 international awards. Jeffrey Patterson has gone on to do nonprofit work as an administrator for 24 years for poor communities abroad. His cousin, Carole Patterson, and her husband eventually divorced after 17 years of marriage.  She is still a disablilty rights advocate as well as a real estate agent who enjoys printmaking and photography.

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Now What

From USC, One Small Step follows a young girl attempting to juggle adult responsibilities after her mother goes missing. Followed by an intense documentary examining the power of exclusive religions from San Diego State and an animated caricature of wealth and domestic life from UCLA.

  • 2019-09-20T17:30:00-07:00
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  • 2019-09-21T11:00:00-07:00
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  • 2019-09-29T17:30:00-07:00
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My Right

Award winning video journalist, David Freid (New York Times, Vanity Fair) traces gun crime in America. Followed by, a film exploring the path to motherhood from UCLA and a heart warming animated short from Cal Arts.

  • 2019-09-22T17:30:00-07:00
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Oh, Hello!

Three up-and-coming female directors bring funny, quirky and unforgettable tales, including the true story of a woman with Alzheimer’s and her odd encounter late night on the streets of East L.A, starring Emmy Winner Valerie Harper.

  • 2019-09-27T17:00:00-07:00
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  • 2019-09-28T11:00:00-07:00
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Fight

In "The Moon and The Night, a film from Chapman University, A native Hawaiian teenage girl must confront her father after he enters her beloved pet in a dog fight. Followed by "Prey", an animated film from Cal State LA depicting the natural cycle of human society.

  • 2019-10-02T14:00:00-07:00
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  • 2019-10-02T18:00:00-07:00
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  • 2019-10-04T17:30:00-07:00
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  • 2019-10-05T11:00:00-07:00
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  • 2019-10-06T14:30:00-07:00
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  • 2019-10-06T17:30:00-07:00
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  • 2019-10-12T18:30:00-07:00
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Play

In the wake of NFL superstar Junior Seau’s suicide, coaches and families tackle the dangers and rewards of playing youth football in Delay of Game,” a documentary from USC’s Shaun Dikilato. Then, “888 Tours,” an animated short from CalArts’ Jennifer Nie that follows a tour guide’s quest to stay on schedule.

  • 2019-10-09T14:00:00-07:00
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  • 2019-10-09T18:00:00-07:00
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  • 2019-10-11T17:34:00-07:00
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  • 2019-10-13T14:30:00-07:00
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  • 2019-10-13T17:30:00-07:00
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