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On Screen/In Person Current Tours


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SEPTEMBER 2015

Foreign Puzzle
Director: Chithra Jeyaram

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Foreign Puzzle f
ollows dancer and choreographer Sharon Marroquin as she endures intensive breast cancer treatments and explores her fear of death through the creation of a 90 minute dance titled, “The Materiality of Impermanence.” The dance becomes Sharon’s only outlet, allowing her to escape the daily pressures of the disease and life as a single working parent, and shapes her perceptions about life as she fights to heal her body and mind.


OCTOBER 2015
Small Small Thing: The Olivia Zinnah Story
Director: Jessica Vale


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In December 2012, Olivia Zinnah died of complications from a rape injury caused when she was seven years old. After filmmaker Jessica Vale became personally involved with Olivia and her mother while working on another project in Monrovia, Liberia, her quest to film them became a mission of hope and medical help in a country where rape is the number one crime, and the majority of the victims are children.


NOVEMBER 2015
Miriam Beerman: Expressing the Chaos
Director: Jonathan Gruber


And Outside Finches Singin painting by Miriam Beerman

In her more than 60 years as a groundbreaking artist, Miriam Beerman has overcome loss and tragedy to inspire friends, family, and fans about how to remain defiant, creative and strong. Miriam Beerman: Expressing the Chaos is the retrospective of a remarkable career and the profile of an artist whose personal demons and empathy for human suffering colored a lifetime of her work.


FEBRUARY 2016
The Winding Stream
Director: Beth Harrington


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The Winding Stream tells the story of the American roots music dynasty, the Carters and the Cashes, tracing the influence of their music from the 1920s through the present day, and how a seemingly unlikely young man named Johnny Cash would be the one to lift up the Carter legacy from obscurity. An intimate account of reciprocity and love, The Winding Stream features interviews and performances with roots music practitioners, including one of the last interviews ever granted by Johnny Cash.  


MARCH 2016
REBEL
Director: Maria Agui Carter


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One of the thousand women said to have fought in the Civil War, Loreta Janeta Velazquez altered her sex, ethnicity, and identity in order to become a Confederate soldier spy and double agent for the Union, only to be dismissed as a hoax after revealing her story in her scandalous 1876 memoir, The Woman in Battle. REBEL is a detective story about a woman, a myth, and the politics of national memory. 


APRIL 2016
Deaf Jam
Director: Judy Lieff


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Illuminating the extraordinary power of American Sign Language (ASL) poetry, Deaf Jam is story of Aneta Brodski's bold journey into the spoken word slam scene. When Aneta, a deaf Israeli immigrant high school student, makes an extraordinary connection with a hearing Palestinian slam poet, they transcend personal and political divisions to generate a new form of poetry that speaks to both the hearing and the deaf.


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