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Posted by | July 17, 2017
Screening: “Dolores”, followed by a Q&A with Dolores Huerta

Dolores Huerta is among the most important yet least known activists in American history. An equal partner in co-founding the first farm workers unions with Cesar Chavez, her enormous contributions...

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Posted by | July 17, 2017
Screening: “Atticus v. The Architect”, followed by Q&A with Don Siegelman

When Don Siegelman was elected Governor of Alabama in 1998, he became the first person in the “Heart of Dixie” to have held all four of that state’s executive offices–a...

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Posted by | June 28, 2017
Screening: “Waking the Sleeping Giant”

“Waking the Sleeping Giant: The Making of a Political Revolution” is the story of the attempt to build a 21st century progressive movement in the United States. Five remarkable individuals...

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Posted by | June 28, 2017
Reel Action Film Showcase

Film showcases present several films in one session by showing 10-15 minutes of each, then inviting a presenter from each film to participate in a moderated discussion. Democracy Through the...

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Posted by | June 28, 2017
Screening: “Tell Them We are Rising”

“Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Historically Black Colleges and Universities” spans 170 years of American history. The 90-minute documentary film and multi-platform project by award-winning documentary filmmaker...

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Posted by | June 28, 2017
Test Screen Your Video

It’s seemingly nigh impossible to know what will and won’t hit when it comes to online shareable media, whether it be a tweeted meme graphic, a short want-so-badly-to-be-viral video or...

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Posted by | June 28, 2017
Screening: “The 39th”

After years of mismanagement and scandal, young progressive politician Will Guzzardi believes that he can mobilize a movement to upend Illinois’ political machine. But he chose to run against Toni...

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Posted by | June 28, 2017
Filmmaker Caucus

Introduce yourself to fellow filmmakers, producers, presenters, activists and movie-lovers at our annual Filmmaker Caucus. All are welcome, whether you’re participating in the Screening Series or just interested in hearing...

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