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Comedy Warriors: Healing Through Humor

In the documentary "Comedy Warriors: Healing Through Humor" five severely wounded Iraq/Afghanistan veterans were given the opportunity to explore their experiences through the healing power of humor. This film follows their journey as they work with professional comedy writers and A-List comedians Zach Galifianakis, Lewis Black, Bob Saget, and B.J. Novak, who help them write and perform their own personal stand-up comedy routines. This exciting venture gives them new comedic perspectives from which to view their injuries and their lives, and culminates in one big night performing at LA's top comedy clubs.

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2018-11-17T00:00:00-08:00

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Journey Beyond Fear

Told through the eyes of a teenage Muslim girl and her refugee family in pursuit of resettlement in Malaysia and Australia, this emotional roller coaster takes us from despair to joy through hope, humor and love — shattering prevailing stereotypes about migrants.

  • 2020-08-15T16:00:00-07:00
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  • 2020-08-17T18:00:00-07:00
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  • 2020-08-19T13:00:00-07:00
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Laila at the Bridge

Under a dank bridge in Kabul, Afghanistan — the country with the world’s highest rate of opium production and addiction — a squalid group of drug addicts is getting high or fiending for their next fix. Former child bride and self-proclaimed badass Laila offers salvation by inviting these lost souls to the detox clinics she runs with her brother, himself a recovered addict. Fearless and relentless in the face of a corrupt and chaotic society, Laila brings love, hope and the Narcotics Anonymous program to these victims of the global addiction epidemic.

  • 2020-08-17T19:45:00-07:00
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Ay Mariposa

Three residents in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas find their lives upended by plans to build a US-Mexico border wall. Meanwhile a butterfly, la mariposa, fights its own daily battle for survival in a landscape where 95 percent of its habitat is gone, and the rest lies directly in the path of the wall.

  • 2020-08-22T16:00:00-07:00
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  • 2020-08-24T18:00:00-07:00
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  • 2020-08-26T13:00:00-07:00
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Oliver Tambo: Have You Heard from Johannesburg

The untold story of Oliver Tambo, the man behind the release of Nelson Mandela and the end of apartheid in South Africa. Described as one of the world's greatest statesmen, Tambo’s strategy to the international community to isolate and sanction the regime created the most globalized human rights struggle of the 20th century.

  • 2020-08-29T16:00:00-07:00
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  • 2020-08-31T18:00:00-07:00
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  • 2020-09-02T13:00:00-07:00
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  • 2020-09-05T16:00:00-07:00
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Mali Blues

The West African country of Mali is a birthplace of the blues, a musical tradition later carried by the transatlantic slave trade to America's cotton fields. Yet today, the music and musicians of Mali are in grave danger. As fundamentalist Islam and sharia law become more widespread, dance and secular music are prohibited, musical instruments are destroyed, and musicians are forced to flee their homeland.

  • 2020-08-31T19:37:00-07:00
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Soufra

Filmed in a Palestinian refugee camp south of Beirut, where Mariam has lived her whole life, the film follows her struggle in uniting the female community with a business venture — a food truck and catering service.

  • 2020-09-07T18:00:00-07:00
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  • 2020-09-12T16:00:00-07:00
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Commander Arian

On the front line of the Syrian war, 30-year-old Commander Arian guides a female battalion towards the city of Kobane to release its people from the grip of ISIS in Alba Sotorra’s empowering tale of emancipation and freedom.

  • 2020-09-07T19:30:00-07:00
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