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  • New Orleans city council candidate Mariah Moore, a Black Trans woman, wears a burgundy dress. She smiles and holds her brother's hand in anticipation of the incoming election results.

    Two Black trans activists run for office while working to build Louisiana’s first housing refuge that provides residency solely for trans and gender non-conforming residents.

  • Phuntsho Tshering, a man of South Asian descent, is standing on top of a rocky terrain in the rugged mountainous Himalayas looking straight into the camera. He is wearing shades, a pair of gumboots and hiking clothes.

    Every year, Phuntsho Tshering breaks a spiritual rule in the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan as he risks his life to measure the rapidly receding glaciers of the Himalayas.

  • Sonia, a woman with dark skin, stands in her cemetery. She looks at a wall of graves. The text "People Like Us" is overlaid on top.

    Sonia Bermúdez struggles to maintain her cemetery as she takes care of the bodies of homeless people, elders and immigrants that die alone in the streets.

  • Y? Chromosome will examine hypermasculinity, homophobia, and heterosexism in the African American community and the concept of masculinity at large by combining expert interviews with first-person testimonials. It will expound the controversial themes of traditional manhood, the construct of...

  • a protestor waves the red and white striped flag of Beirut over a sea of other protestors at night.

    A cautionary tale for our times, YA BEIRUT is a first-hand account of the extraordinary efforts of ordinary Beirutis seeking to reclaim their future in a country plunged into economic despair. This cinema verité film vividly captures life in a failed state through the daily experiences of its...

  • "History is biography writ large." The same is true of health care. Many of the triumphs and advances in health care delivery in the developing world are intimately linked to those personalities making a difference. What are their motivations? This is a unique film essay exploring our...

  • "The Year Of Paper" follows three couples - lesbian, heterosexual and gay - through their newlywed year of marriage, exploring why they entered the institution and how it has changed their relationships. We interviewed historians, sociologists, clergy, activists, and politicians on both sides...

  • The workers at La Fageda yoghurt co-operative suffer from schizophrenia, depression and compulsive behaviour disorder. Many have a rich fantasy life!  Before they came to La Fageda they were locked up in an asylum, drugged up with no productive activities at all. They had been 'disappeared', an...

  • South Africa's small stand-up comedy scene, multiracial comedian Trevor Noah attempts his first one-man show, despite only having two years experience on stage. Revisiting his past, he creates material from memories of growing up under apartheid. Yet as he prepares, Trevor faces a multitude of...

  • How do children of mixed ethnicities preserve their unique identity? Must immigrants forgo their roots when assimilating into American culture? What happens to families when painful memories are left to simmer beneath the surface?

    Having failed to achieve the American dream and in...

  • An African-American female looking at herself through the mirror.

    "Your Pain Was Born Here" is a journey across five countries in Europe exploring the Black diaspora outside of the Black American identity. An interconnected story to bridge the communication gaps between the African American communities and the international Black diaspora through director...