DocuDay 2013


See the Oscar®-nominated films. Meet the filmmakers.

Screenings in Los Angeles and New York

DocuDay Los Angeles

Saturday, February 23

Writers Guild of America Theater
135 S. Doheny Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90211
Complimentary Parking Info

Homegirl Cafe & CateringFood and refreshments
provided by Homegirl Café

(All concessions are cash only.)
IDA Individual Members:
Non-Members:
All Day Passes: $45
Single Screening Tickets: $9

All Day Passes: $60
Single Screening Tickets: $12
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Want to see the films in New York?
Catch them February 23 and 24 at The Paley Center for Media.


DocuDay LA 2013 Screening Schedule


Question and Answers session to follow screening when filmmaker is available.

Shorts Program 1 - 9:00 AM

Redemption

Redemption
35 min.
Jon Alpert and Matthew O'Neill

They are New York City’s gleaners—struggling at the edge of our society. You see them on almost every street corner in America’s richest city—thousands of jobless New Yorkers combing through the garbage, scooping through the slime. The prize they pursue? Empty bottles and cans. Each discarded container worth five cents at the redemption center.
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Mondays at Racine

Mondays at Racine
39 min.
Cynthia Wade and Robin Honan

Every third Monday of the month, two bold, brassy sisters open the doors of their Long Island hair salon to women diagnosed with cancer. As locks of hair fall to the floor, women gossip, giggle, weep, face their fears, and discover unexpected beauty.
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5 BROKEN CAMERAS - 11:00 AM

5 Broken Cameras

90 minutes
Emad Burnat and Guy Davidi

As Israeli settlers begin building homes and erecting a barrier wall in the West Bank village of Bil'in, a Palestinian farm worker documents the town's resistance to the new settlement. Over the course of several years, the townspeople clash with the Israeli Defense Force, and tensions mount as the wall remains and the building continues.
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Shorts Program 2 - 1:05 PM

Open Heart

Open Heart
39 min.
Kief Davidson and Cori Shepherd Stern

Their hearts ravaged by common strep throat turned deadly, eight Rwandan children leave their families behind to embark on a life-or-death journey to Sudan for high-risk surgery. Resilient cardiologist Dr. Emmanuel Rusingiza fights to save their lives, alongside larger-than-life Dr. Gino Strada who also must fight to save his hospital.
Website/Trailer

Inocente

Inocente
40 min.
Sean Fine and Andrea Nix Fine

Fifteen-year-old Inocente, a homeless, undocumented immigrant, clings to her determination to become an artist in the face of a bleak future.
Website/Trailer

Kings Point

Kings Point
31 min.
Sari Gilman and Jedd Wider

Over the course of a decade, five senior citizens living in the Kings Point retirement community face loss, illness and an increasing sense of isolation in their lives.
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THE INVISIBLE WAR - 3:35 PM

The Invisible War

97 min.
Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering

According to Department of Defense estimates, over 19,300 members of the U.S. military were sexually assaulted in 2010 alone. Yet, although the rate of sexual assaults against women in the service is twice that of the civilian population, only ten percent of assault cases end in prosecution, with female soldiers often finding themselves ostracized or pressured into remaining silent.
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HOW TO SURVIVE A PLAGUE - 5:50 PM

How To Survive A Plague

110 min.
David France and Howard Gertler

By the mid-1980s, as the official response to the growing AIDS epidemic remained dispiritingly low-key and at times hostile, the activist group ACT UP began focusing media attention on the disease and demanding action from the government and the medical community. While some members of the group staged protests, others immersed themselves in the research being done on the virus and helped achieve a dramatic transformation in its treatment.
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SEARCHING FOR SUGAR MAN - 8:15 PM

Searching for Sugar Man

86 min.
Malik Bendjelloul and Simon Chinn

In the early 1970s, A&M released two albums by a singer-songwriter known only as Rodriguez, who dropped out of sight and was rumored to have died after the records failed to sell. When Rodriguez unexpectedly attracted a cult following in South Africa, however, two of his ardent fans decided to track down the truth behind his disappearance from the music scene.
Filmmaker not currently available for Q&A
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THE GATEKEEPERS - 10:00 PM

Gatekeepers

97 min.
Dror Moreh, Philippa Kowarsky and Estelle Fialon

For the first time ever, six former heads of the Shin Bet, Israel’s secret service agency, agree to share their insights and reflect publicly on their actions and decisions. Intimately interviewed, they shed light on the controversy surrounding the Occupation in the aftermath of the Six Day War.
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DocuDay New York

Saturday, Feb. 23 & Sunday, Feb. 24

The Paley Center for Media
25 West 52nd St, New York, NY 10019

Free for IDA Members

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