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Outspoken

LGBTQ West Virginians fight to live free from discrimination, calling us to reimagine the power of a small town queer community.

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Seadrift

In 1979, a fatal shooting ignites a maelstrom of hostilities against Vietnamese refugee fishermen along the Gulf Coast. Set during the early days of Vietnamese refugee arrival in the U.S., "Seadrift" examines this turbulent yet little-seen chapter of American history and explores its consequences that continue to reverberate today. LOCAL ANGLE: Vietnamese, refugee theme, civil rights, gulf coast, San Antonio (close to Seadrift), Houston (close to Seadrift), racism, UT Austin filmmaker, Taiwanese filmmaker, CAAM funded film, ITVS funded film, Firelight fellow filmmaker, racial reconciliation.

  • 2020-07-05T16:00:00-07:00
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You Gave Me A Song

At 84, folk music pioneer Alice Gerrard performs, teaches, and inspires the next generation while safeguarding groundbreaking moments of her past. LOCAL ANGLES: NC / Durham based director and film subject, folk music, trailblazing women, Ohio, Pennsylvania, DC, NC regions referenced in film.

  • 2020-07-12T16:00:00-07:00
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Attache

The Clinton, Mississippi High School Attache Show Choir is considered to be among the most successful in history. In a region where arts and music funding have been virtually demolished and attitudes to popular music have been slow to change, Clinton public school's music programs manage to thrive. Composed of students from different backgrounds, Attache unites generations of performers and newcomers to travel across the country and complete a heart-pounding routine.

  • 2020-07-19T16:01:30-07:00
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Mossville: When Great Trees Fall

As a centuries-old black community in Louisiana, contaminated and uprooted by petrochemical plants, comes to terms with the loss of its ancestral home, one man standing in the way of a plant's expansion refuses to give up. LOCAL ANGLES: western Louisiana film (Lake Charles), Atlanta-based filmmaker, South Africa, environmental justice, major film festival circuit run, healthcare, access, pollution.

  • 2020-07-26T16:00:00-07:00
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F11 and Be There

F11 and Be There is a commentary on American civil rights, race, social justice, and art, told through the many lenses of legendary photographer Burk Uzzle. With a career that spans over 65 years, Burk Uzzle has created some of the most iconic photographs in American history.

  • 2020-08-02T16:00:00-07:00
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