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36 Seconds: Portrait Of A Hate Crime (Country: US; Year: 2023; Director: Tarek Albaba)
In 2015, three young Muslims were murdered in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. This film documents the aftermath.
How To Come Alive With Norman Mailer (Country: US; Year: 2023; Director: Jeff Zimbalist)
Biographical documentary about the writer's life.
Mediha (Country: Iraq; Year: 2023; Director: Hasan Oswald; Writer: Hasan Oswald; Stars: Mediha Ibrahim Alhamad)
Mediha is a member of the Yazidi ethnic and religious minority. She’s also the survivor of an ISIS-orchestrated genocide in 2014. Through video diaries, Mediha provides an intimate account of her grief and trauma.
Obsessed With Light (Country: US; Year: 2023; Director: Sabine Krayenbühl, Zeva Oelbaum)
Celebration of dancer Loïe Fuller.
The Riot Report (Country: US; Year: 2023; Director: Michelle Ferrari)
In 1967, President Lyndon B Johnson appointed the Kerner Commission to investigate why Black neighborhoods all over the country were “rioting” in protest. The film considers the report, its impact and legacy.
Shaken (Country: US; Year: 2023; Director: Asher Levinthal)
Nigel and Dayna are a happy couple with a young family when they encounter a nightmare scenario: their baby, Emily, experiences a frightening seizure. But worse is to come when her parents are accused of abuse.
Taking Venice (Country: US; Year: 2023; Director: Amei Wallach; Writer: Amei Wallach)
Explores the true story behind the rumours that, at the height of the Cold War, the US government rigged the most influential art exhibition, the Venice Biennale.
Tomorrow, Tomorrow, Tomorrow (Country: US; Year: 2023; Director: Martina Radwan)
While on assignment filming orphaned street kids in Mongolia, NYC-based cinematographer Martina Radwan feels drawn to help three of the kids escape their dead-end situations. Is it a Westerner’s savior complex? Or something deeper?

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