partner with the enemy

Partner with the Enemy

This soulful documentary beautifully captures the human cost of the Israeli/Palestinian conflict. Kibbutznik Anat Shelach and Ramallah resident Rola Srouji meet through their work for competing logistics companies. Fueled by Rola’s enthusiasm, the women decide to join forces and start a business called Unlimited Logistics Company (ULL), specializing in releasing and transporting Palestinian cargo shipped to Israeli ports. Partner with the Enemy rides on Anat and Rola’s charm -- you root for their success, even as their hostile environments threaten to shatter their dreams. The film is full of quietly moving scenes: Rola’s sons marveling at the Edenic lushness and freedom of Kibbutz Mizra, Anat’s speech at the company’s one-year anniversary in which she tells the women’s Arab clients.

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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.

  • 2020-02-22T15:00:00-08:00
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  • 2020-02-24T17:00:00-08:00
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  • 2020-02-26T12:00:00-08:00
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Finding Hygge

A documentary exploring Denmark's secret to happiness. “Hygge" has exploded in popularity amidst growing division and distrust around the world, but the Danish word and its definition are complicated. For those who seek happiness, this film explores the true meaning of "hygge” and how to find it.

  • 2020-02-29T15:00:00-08:00
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  • 2020-03-02T17:00:00-08:00
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  • 2020-03-04T12:00:00-08:00
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Dugout

An epic journey through the Amazon in a traditional dugout canoe comes with a surprisingly immersive glimpse into the lives of the rainforest’s indigenous inhabitants, where the filmmakers live as their hosts do – from banana broth breakfasts to basket weaving sessions – while crafting their canoe out of a large tree entirely by hand.

  • 2020-03-07T15:00:00-08:00
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  • 2020-03-09T18:00:00-07:00
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  • 2020-03-11T13:00:00-07:00
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Big Sonia

Sonia Warshawski, a Holocaust survivor, is served an eviction notice for her tailor shop, which has thrived for 35 years. She must choose between setting up a new shop or retiring.

  • 2020-03-09T19:00:00-07:00
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Delay, Deny, Hope You Die

After returning home from battlefields in Iraq and Afghanistan, American soldiers are developing serious illnesses as a result of past exposure to open-air burn pits on their own military bases.

  • 2020-03-14T16:00:00-07:00
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  • 2020-03-16T18:00:00-07:00
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  • 2020-03-18T13:00:00-07:00
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