New York

Thursday June 13

Jewish Israeli lawyer Lea Tsemel and her Palestinian colleagues have been working for decades representing their clients in an increasingly conservative Israel. To many, Lea is a traitor who defends the indefensible. For others, she's more than an attorney – she’s a true ally. 

Filmmaker(s):
Rachel Leah Jones, Philippe Bellaiche
Year:
2019 / 108m
QA Session with the Filmmaker
Thursday June 13
7:00PM

Friday June 14

Facing a rapidly progressing form of multiple sclerosis and experiencing a swift decline in his motor skills, Jason soon learns that the harsh restrictions of the US Medicaid system would prevent him from accessing the services he needs to live life as fully as possible, and from being the dad he wants to be for his young son. 

Filmmaker(s):
Jason DaSilva
Year:
2019 / 78m
QA Session with the Filmmaker
Friday June 14
6:30PM

One Child Nation explores China's One Child Policy, which made it illegal in most circumstances for couples to have more than one child.

Filmmaker(s):
Nanfu Wang and Jialing Zhang
Year:
2019 / 85m
QA Session with the Filmmaker
Friday June 14
9:00PM

Saturday June 15

One Child Nation explores China's One Child Policy, which made it illegal in most circumstances for couples to have more than one child.

Filmmaker(s):
Nanfu Wang and Jialing Zhang
Year:
2019 / 85m
QA Session with the Filmmaker
Saturday June 15
3:30PM

A father strives to understand why his son would leave America behind to attempt to join a terrorist organization abroad. 

Filmmaker(s):
Eunice Lau
Year:
2019 / 83m
QA Session with the Filmmaker
Saturday June 15
6:00PM

In 2016, President Rodrigo Duterte announced a “war on drugs” in the Philippines, launching a wave of violence and murder targeting thousands of suspected drug dealers and users.

Filmmaker(s):
James Jones and Olivier Sarbil
Year:
2019 / 72m
QA Session with the Filmmaker
Saturday June 15
8:30PM

Sunday June 16

Director Beryl Magoko is embarking on a personal journey to courageously face her past, to accept and love herself and her own body as she considers reconstructive surgery for the female genital mutilation she underwent as a young girl. 

Filmmaker(s):
Beryl Magoko
Year:
2018 / 90m
QA Session with the Filmmaker
Sunday June 16
3:00PM

A father strives to understand why his son would leave America behind to attempt to join a terrorist organization abroad. 

Filmmaker(s):
Eunice Lau
Year:
2019 / 83m
QA Session with the Filmmaker
Sunday June 16
5:30PM

After spending more than a decade in prison for an attack on an Israeli settler, Ziad struggles to readjust to life in Ramallah, lost in a world he barely recognizes. 

Filmmaker(s):
Bassam Jarbawi
Year:
2018 / 108m
QA Session with the Filmmaker
Sunday June 16
8:00PM

Monday June 17

In 2016, President Rodrigo Duterte announced a “war on drugs” in the Philippines, launching a wave of violence and murder targeting thousands of suspected drug dealers and users.

Filmmaker(s):
James Jones and Olivier Sarbil
Year:
2019 / 72m
QA Session with the Filmmaker
Monday June 17
6:15PM

Director Beryl Magoko is embarking on a personal journey to courageously face her past, to accept and love herself and her own body as she considers reconstructive surgery for the female genital mutilation she underwent as a young girl. 

Filmmaker(s):
Beryl Magoko
Year:
2018 / 90m
QA Session with the Filmmaker
Monday June 17
6:30PM

Everything Must Fall features student leaders and their opposition as they unpack how a moment evolved into a mass movement. 

Filmmaker(s):
Rehad Desai
Year:
2018 / 85m
QA Session with the Filmmaker
Monday June 17
8:30PM

After spending more than a decade in prison for an attack on an Israeli settler, Ziad struggles to readjust to life in Ramallah, lost in a world he barely recognizes. 

Filmmaker(s):
Bassam Jarbawi
Year:
2018 / 108m
QA Session with the Filmmaker
Monday June 17
8:45PM

Tuesday June 18

At age eight, Dolkar and her father fled their home, escaping Chinese armed forces in an arduous journey across the Himalayas. Now 26, she lives in a Tibetan refugee colony in India, where an encounter with a man from her past propells Dolkar on an obsessive search for the truth.

Filmmaker(s):
Ritu Sarin and Tenzing Sonam
Year:
2018 / 91m
QA Session with the Filmmaker
Tuesday June 18
6:15PM

Facing a rapidly progressing form of multiple sclerosis and experiencing a swift decline in his motor skills, Jason soon learns that the harsh restrictions of the US Medicaid system would prevent him from accessing the services he needs to live life as fully as possible, and from being the dad he wants to be for his young son. 

Filmmaker(s):
Jason DaSilva
Year:
2019 / 78m
QA Session with the Filmmaker
Tuesday June 18
6:30PM

Everything Must Fall features student leaders and their opposition as they unpack how a moment evolved into a mass movement. 

Filmmaker(s):
Rehad Desai
Year:
2018 / 85m
QA Session with the Filmmaker
Tuesday June 18
8:45PM

When she was 12 years old, actress and filmmaker Maryam Zaree found out that she was one of a number of babies born inside Evin, Iran’s most notorious political prison. 

Filmmaker(s):
Maryam Zaree
Year:
2019 / 98m
QA Session with the Filmmaker
Tuesday June 18
8:45PM

Wednesday June 19

When she was 12 years old, actress and filmmaker Maryam Zaree found out that she was one of a number of babies born inside Evin, Iran’s most notorious political prison. 

Filmmaker(s):
Maryam Zaree
Year:
2019 / 98m
QA Session with the Filmmaker
Wednesday June 19
6:15PM

This beautifully crafted, poetic documentary joins brave young people as they seek to re-appropriate their bodies and explore their identities, revealing both the limits of binary visions of sex and gender, and the irreversible physical and psychological impact of non-consensual surgeries on intersex infants.

Filmmaker(s):
Floriane Devigne
Year:
2018 / 58m
QA Session with the Filmmaker
Wednesday June 19
6:30PM

At age eight, Dolkar and her father fled their home, escaping Chinese armed forces in an arduous journey across the Himalayas. Now 26, she lives in a Tibetan refugee colony in India, where an encounter with a man from her past propells Dolkar on an obsessive search for the truth.

Filmmaker(s):
Ritu Sarin and Tenzing Sonam
Year:
2018 / 91m
QA Session with the Filmmaker
Wednesday June 19
8:45PM

In Está Todo Bien, Caracas-born Tuki Jencquel asks a pharmacist, trauma surgeon, activist and two patients to confront the same questions millions of Venezuelans are facing: protest or acquiesce, emigrate or remain, lose all hope or hang onto faith?

Filmmaker(s):
Tuki Jencquel
Year:
2018 / 70m
QA Session with the Filmmaker
Wednesday June 19
8:45PM

Thursday June 20

In Está Todo Bien, Caracas-born Tuki Jencquel asks a pharmacist, trauma surgeon, activist and two patients to confront the same questions millions of Venezuelans are facing: protest or acquiesce, emigrate or remain, lose all hope or hang onto faith?

Filmmaker(s):
Tuki Jencquel
Year:
2018 / 70m
QA Session with the Filmmaker
Thursday June 20
6:15PM

Following the revolutionary rise of the “citizen investigative journalist” collective known as Bellingcat, dedicated to redefining breaking news by exploring the promise of open source investigation. 

Filmmaker(s):
Hans Pool
Year:
2019 / 88m
QA Session with the Filmmaker
Thursday June 20
7:00PM

This beautifully crafted, poetic documentary joins brave young people as they seek to re-appropriate their bodies and explore their identities, revealing both the limits of binary visions of sex and gender, and the irreversible physical and psychological impact of non-consensual surgeries on intersex infants.

Filmmaker(s):
Floriane Devigne
Year:
2018 / 58m
QA Session with the Filmmaker
Thursday June 20
8:30PM
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