San Diego

San Diego, January 21 - 24, 2016

(T)ERROR film image

(T)ERROR is the story of Saeed "Shariff" Torres, a 62-year-old former Black Panther-turned-counterterrorism informant for the FBI, and the first documentary to place filmmakers on the ground during an active FBI counterterrorism sting operation.

Filmmaker(s):
Lyric R. Cabral and David Felix Sutcliffe
Year:
2015 / 84m
Jan 22
Matt Black image

In our hyper-mediatized world, victims of human rights violations are often depicted in terms of bodies rather than individuals.

Filmmaker(s):
Matt Black
Year:
2015 / 90m
Jan 23

Since fleeing his native North Korea to defect to the south, the artist Sun Mu has worked under a defiant alias meaning “no boundaries” to criticize the repressive regime of Kim Jong-un.

Filmmaker(s):
Adam Sjoberg
Year:
2015 / 80m
Jan 21
Black Panthers film image

The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution is a feature documentary that includes eyewitness accounts from the first members who joined the organization to rank-and-file members in cities like Chicago, Oakland, Los Angeles, and NY.

Filmmaker(s):
Stanley Nelson
Year:
2015 / 116m
Jan 23

THE DIPLOMAT tells the remarkable story of the life and legacy of Ambassador Richard Holbrooke, whose singular career spans fifty years of American foreign policy from Vietnam to Afghanistan.

Filmmaker(s):
David Holbrooke
Year:
2015 / 104m
Jan 24

Through a clever mix of stop motion animation and interviews, The Wanted 18 recreates an astonishing true story: the Israeli army's pursuit of 18 cows.

Filmmaker(s):
Amer Shomali and Paul Cowan
Year:
2014 / 75m
Jan 24
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