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The Cost Of Inheritance (Country: US; Year: 2023; Director: Yoruba Richen)
The decades-long debate surrounding reparations is fraught, mired in racial tension and the semantics of restorative justice. While the national conversation remains stalled due to legislative inaction, communities across the country examine their histories and take it upon themselves to arrange their own form of reparations.
Is There Anybody Out There? (Country: UK; Year: 2023; Director: Ella Glendining)
While navigating daily discrimination, a filmmaker who inhabits and loves her unusual body searches the world for another person like her, and explores what it takes to love oneself fiercely despite the pervasiveness of ableism.
Rainbow Warrior (Country: UK, France; Year: 2023; Director: Edward McGurn)
The Rainbow Warrior was a Greenpeace ship that was bombed by operatives of the French government, in New Zealand in 1985, while heading to a protest against nuclear testing, tragically taking the life of photographer Fernando Pereira. This film tells its story.
Three Promises (Country: Palestinian Territories; Year: 2023; Director: Yusef Srouji; Writer: Mahdokht Mahmoudabadi, Yusef Srouji)
The director's childhood in Palestine wasn’t something that he and his parents spoke of as a family, so when he found a box of his mother’s home videos from the early 2000s, an especially perilous and tumultuous period in the West Bank, the tapes became a means for remembering and comprehending a painful past.
Yours In Freedom, Bill Baird (Country: Austria; Year: 2023; Director: Rebecca Cammisa)
Portrait of the American activist, who has long campaigned for women's right to abortion.

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