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SCREENING: Hunger Hits Home

America has a problem – one in five of our children struggles with hunger. It’s not something we like to talk about, but childhood hunger is a crisis, right here at home.

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

SCREENING: Love Free or Die

"Love Free or Die" is about a man whose two defining passions are in direct conflict: his love for God and for his partner Mark. Gene Robinson is the first openly gay person to become a bishop in the historic traditions of Christendom. His consecration in 2003, to which he wore a bullet-proof vest, caused an international stir, and he has lived with death threats every day since.

Monday, February 13, 2012

SCREENING: A Better Life

Join award-winning director Chris Weitz and star actor Demian Bichir in a special screening of A Better Life, a heart breaking tale of the lives of today’s immigrants.

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

SCREENING: Tony & Janina’s American Wedding

After 18 years in America, Tony and Janina Wasilewski's family is torn apart when Janina is deported back to Poland, taking their 6-year-old son Brian with her. Set on the backdrop of Chicago, and featuring Illinois Congressman Luis Gutierrez , a leading champion of immigration reform, this film follows the Wasilewski's three-year struggle to be reunited.

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

The Flaw

Made by international award-winning documentary maker David Sington, "The Flaw" tells the story of the credit bubble that caused the financial crash.

Monday, March 21, 2011

La Americana

"La Americana" is an intimate documentary following Carmen, an undocumented immigrant, on a journey from Bolivia to New York City and back as she struggles to save the life of her ailing daughter. Her unforgettable story is woven into the current immigration crisis in the United States, putting a human face on this timely and controversial issue.

Tuesday, October 6, 2009

No Impact Man

Author Colin Beavan, in research for his next book, began the No Impact Project in November 2006. A newly self-proclaimed environmentalist who could no long avoid pointing the finger at himself, Colin leaves behind his liberal complacency for a vow to make as little environmental impact as possible for one year.

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Money-Driven Medicine

Money-Driven Medicine provides the essential introduction Americans need if they are to become knowledgeable participants in healthcare reform. Produced by Academy Award-winner Alex Gibney (Taxi to the Dark Side; Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room) and based on Maggie Mahar's acclaimed book by the same name, the film offers a behind-the-scenes look at the $2.6 trillion U.S. healthcare system, how it went so terribly wrong and what it will take to fix it.

Thursday, September 10, 2009

The Least of These

"The Least of These" explores one of the most controversial aspects of American immigration policy: family detention.

Monday, May 11, 2009

The Age of Stupid

"The Age Of Stupid" is the new cinema documentary from the Director of "McLibel" and the Producer of the Oscar-winning "One Day In September." This enormously ambitious dramadocumentary- animation hybrid stars Oscar-nominated Pete Postlethwaite as an old man living in the devastated world of 2055, watching "archive" footage from 2008 and asking: why didn't we stop climate change while we had the chance?

Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Sin Nombre

Seeking the promise of America, a beautiful young Honduran woman joins her father and uncle on an odyssey to cross the gauntlet of the Latin American countryside en route to the United States.

Tuesday, March 3, 2009

The Garden

"The Garden" has the pulse of verité with the narrative pull of fiction, telling the story of the country's largest urban farm, backroom deals, land developers, green politics, money, poverty, power, and racial discord. The film explores and exposes the fault lines in American society and raises crucial and challenging questions about liberty, equality, and justice for the poorest and most vulnerable among us.

Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Pray the Devil Back to Hell

"Pray the Devil Back to Hell" is the extraordinary story of a small band of Liberian women who came together in the midst of a bloody civil war, took on the violent warlords and corrupt Charles Taylor regime, and won a long-awaited peace for their shattered country in 2003.

Monday, November 10, 2008

Freeheld

Detective Lieutenant Laurel Hester spent 25 years investigating tough cases in Ocean County, New Jersey, protecting the rights of victims and putting her life on the line. She had no reason to expect that in the last year of her life, after she was diagnosed with terminal cancer, that her final battle for justice would be for the woman she loved.

Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Advise & Dissent

"Advise & Dissent" unveils the politics and personalities behind the recent—and coming—battles over the Supreme Court. With unprecedented access to Senators Specter and Leahy and leading advocates on both sides, the film charts a roller-coaster ride through the Roberts, Miers, and Alito confirmations. This documentary lays bare the collision of justice and politics that is re-shaping America's future.

Monday, October 20, 2008