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A New Beginning

 
 (11 min)
A photographer with a less-than-promising future finds inspiration in a beautiful girl and an adventure across the world.
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Ablution

 
 (15 min)
The bond between a disabled Muslim father and his son is tested when love is pitted against religion.
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America First: The Legacy of an Immigration Raid

 
 (40 min)
It’s been a decade since Postville, a small town in Iowa, suffered the largest immigration raid at a worksite in U.S. history: 389 immigrants were arrested in the biggest kosher meatpacking plant in the country. As Donald Trump revives some aspects of George W. Bush’s immigration enforcement policies, the Postville experience sheds light on the impact, efficiency and repercussions of massive worksite raids.
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American

 
 (18 min)
A 94-year-old veteran who works as a volunteer at the Japanese American National Museum, encounters a mother and her young daughter, triggering events that happened in his past, including his time as a young man in a Japanese American Internment Camp and later serving with the 442 in WWII.
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An Act of Terror

 
 (17 min)
The true story of Virginia Christian, a 16-year-old African American girl accused of murder in the Jim Crow South.
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Baby Won't You Please Come Home

 
 (22 min)
Pearl Simmons (Michelle Hurst, "Orange is the New Black"), an aging jazz singer in brownstone Brooklyn, fights the early stages of Alzheimer's. While she presents a strong front to her daughter Cynthia (Melanie Nicholls-King, "The Wire"), her sense of place and time begin to slip, and her memories of her days as a jazz singer in 1970's New York clash with the present. Cynthia, struggling to care for her mother, considers an offer to sell the family's home.
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Baggage

 
 (13 min)
Maddie has bad luck with men … probably because she’s constantly followed by a gaggle of ex-boyfriends that only she can see. This surreal comedic short explores the difficulty of living in the present when baggage from the past is still running the show.
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Becoming Ocean

 
 (9 min)
When climate-change journalist Eiren Caffall was diagnosed with chronic kidney disease, she realized that, like the planet, she was slowly drowning. But instead of allowing the nearly invisible effects of her condition to paralyze her, Caffall uses her illness to look at the crisis of climate change in a way that makes “problems we so often push away because of… their apparent distance from daily life, suddenly become intimate and human-scale.“ — Naomi Klein, (Author: "This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate")
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Being 97

 
 (18 min)
As a 97-year-old philosopher faces the end of his life, he discovers that much of his thinking about meaning and mortality might be wrong. Dr. Herbert Fingarette is a philosopher who's tackled many topics: Confucius, psychoanalysis, alcoholism, self deception, responsibility, death. In each case, he thought he'd 'solved the problem'. Now, he's grappling with a question that can't be answered: what is the meaning of life in the shadow of impending death?
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Better Man

 
 (15 min)
A father, son relationship is tested after a rodeo injury leaves the young cowboy in a hopeless situation.
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Broken Sunflower Hearts

 
 (14 min)
When his ex-boyfriend Sam shows up on his doorstep a year after separating, Anthony weighs the impact it will have on his life and young daughter Luna.
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But First

 
 (5 min)
Coffee literally changes the way I see, think, and interact with other people. "But First" is my way of exploring this through two of my favorite mediums, film and dance.
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Cells

 
 (12 min)
When a reputable doctor finds himself being held captive by a group of masked intruders, he struggles to understand their motives while being forced to answer why billions of dollars go wasted each year in the name of medical research.
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Child, Disrupted

 
 (26 min)
As a society, are we in danger of raising a generation of children disrupted by the overuse of technology? Through interviews with experts in the fields of neuroscience, occupational therapy, addiction, psychology, and sociology, we uncover the reality behind fears about the effects of screen time on children.
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Circle Up

 
 (15 min)
Two mothers of murdered sons transform their devastating loss into healing for themselves, their families, and their community. One of the mothers, Janet Connors, offers forgiveness to the men responsible in exchange for their personal accountability. Together, these courageous mothers and one of the murderers work to guide a group of traumatized young high school students away from revenge violence through a series of transformative and heartrending restorative justice circles. "Circle Up" is a call to action for reframing approaches to crime and punishment through the lens of restorative justice, forgiveness, and accountability. It shows the power of circle practice to change minds about the meaning of true justice and second chances.
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Conversation With A Cigarette

 
 (18 min)
A cat and mouse game ensues when a man faces his greatest enemy: A Cigarette.
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Dirty Little Secret

 
 (14 min)
Being wealthy, handsome and charming won't buy Nicholas P. Berenger a pass when facing court-appointed psychologist, Dana Reynolds.
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Échappé

 
 (13 min)
While on tour in New York, a Soviet ballerina learns of her brother's plan to defect.
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