Genre

Activism

US Features

CHANGING THE GAME

Film

CHANGING THE GAME

Directed by Michael Barnett
Transgender high school athletes from across the country challenge the boundaries and perceptions of fairness and discrimination.
Southern Features

ERNIE & JOE: CRISIS COPS

Film

ERNIE & JOE: CRISIS COPS

Directed by Jenifer McShane
Two San Antonio police officers challenge long-held police practices for dealing with the mentally ill.
International Features

FOR SAMA

Film

FOR SAMA

Directed by Waad al-Kateab
A harrowing and unforgettable autobiographical portrait of a woman’s life during the uprising in Aleppo, Syria as told…
Southern Features

GAY CHORUS DEEP SOUTH

Film

GAY CHORUS DEEP SOUTH

Directed by David Charles Rodrigues
In response to anti-LGBTQ laws and the divisive 2016 election, the San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus tours the…
International Features

KIFARU

Film

KIFARU

Directed by David Hambridge
An intimate look at the extinction of the northern white rhino through the eyes of the two Kenyan…
International Features

LOVE CHILD

Film

LOVE CHILD

Directed by Eva Mulvad
A poignant portrait of forbidden lovers, desperate to start a new life with their secret child, find themselves…
Southern Features

MOSSVILLE: WHEN GREAT TREES FALL

Film

MOSSVILLE: WHEN GREAT TREES FALL

Directed by Alexander John Glustrom
The inhabitants of Mossville, once a thriving, historically black community, have all been uprooted, except for one mighty…
Galas & Centerpieces, International Features

CENTERPIECE FILM: OBJECTOR

Film

CENTERPIECE FILM: OBJECTOR

Directed by Molly Stuart
A window into the Israeli-Palestinian conflict through the perspective of a Jewish woman making an uncommon sacrifice.
International Features

ONE CHILD NATION

Film

ONE CHILD NATION

Directed by Jialing Zhang, Nanfu Wang
After becoming a mother director Nanfu Wang explores the ripple effect of China’s devastating One Child Policy.
Southern Features

RAISE HELL: THE LIFE & TIMES OF MOLLY IVINS

Film

RAISE HELL: THE LIFE & TIMES OF MOLLY IVINS

Directed by Janice Engel
Few journalists have left a legacy so profound and sharply funny as Texas' Molly Ivins, whose acerbic insights…
US Features

RIGHT TO HARM

Film

RIGHT TO HARM

Directed by Matt Wechsler
An essential investigation into the impact of factory farming across the US, and what affected communities have courageously…
International Features

SEA OF SHADOWS

Film

SEA OF SHADOWS

Directed by Richard Ladkani
A complex war between drug cartels, local fishermen, politicians and the Chinses Mafia, has pushed the ecosystem of...
International Features

SEAHORSE

Film

SEAHORSE

Directed by Jeanie Finlay
When a transgender man decides to carry his child himself, the pregnancy prompts a reckoning with conventions of…
Shorts Programs

SHORTS PROGRAM: RIPPED FROM THE HEADLINES

Program

SHORTS PROGRAM: RIPPED FROM THE HEADLINES

Docs looking at urgent socio-political issues. In Person: Filmmaker, Emily Thomas Blessings of Liberty
US Features

THE APOLLO

Film

THE APOLLO

Directed by Roger Ross Williams
The Apollo Theater influenced pop culture more than any other entertainment venue, serving as a launchpad for myriad…
US Features

THE CONDOR & THE EAGLE

Film

THE CONDOR & THE EAGLE

Directed by Sophie & Clement Guerra
Four Indigenous leaders across North and South America seek to empower their communities and find solutions to combat…
US Features

THE STORY OF PLASTIC

Film

THE STORY OF PLASTIC

Directed by Deia Schlosberg
Scientists and activists challenge corporations pushing single-use plastic consumerism, as plastic pollution is a problem unsolvable by recycling…
International Features

WHAT WE LEFT UNFINISHED

Film

WHAT WE LEFT UNFINISHED

Directed by Mariam Ghani
The story of Communist-era Afghanistan and lives under fire are told through a recently uncovered treasure trove of…
International Features

YOUR TURN

Film

YOUR TURN

Directed by Eliza Capai
With kinetic energy and infectious empowerment, three young Brazilian activists fight for education and affordable transportation.