San Diego

non-stop work has resulted in an unexpected phenomenon: the flourishing of 24-hour daycare centers. Dee’s Tots Daycare, a home-based center in a New York suburb, has become a lifeline for families in the community. Through intimate stories of two working mothers and their beloved caregiver, Nunu, we see how this daycare patches up the gaping holes in a threadbare social safety net and provides a personal response to an urgent problem. s resulted in an unexpected phenomenon: the flourishing of 24-hour daycare centers. Dee’s Tots Daycare, a home-based center in a New York suburb, has become a lifeline for families in the community. Through intimate stories of two working mothers and their beloved caregiver, Nunu, we see how this daycare patches up the gaping holes in a threadbare social safety net and provides a personal response to an urgent problem. 

Filmmaker(s):
Year:
2021 / 72
Feb 2/3

Africa

  • Filmed over five years, I Am Samuel is an intimate portrait of a Kenyan man balancing pressures of family loyalty, love, and safety and questioning the concept of conflicting identities.
Filmmaker(s):
Peter Murimi
Year:
2020 / 68m
Feb 2/4

At a time when many of us long to be back in the cinema seats, Talking about Trees, winner of the Berlinale Best Documentary Award, affirms a core belief - in the cultural and politically powerful experience of coming together to enjoy a good film.

Filmmaker(s):
Suhaib Gasmelbari
Year:
2019 / 94m
Feb 2/5

United States

Bringing to light the foundations of systemic racism in one community that has spanned generations, A Reckoning in Boston shows that transformation, healing and social change begins within each of us.

Filmmaker(s):
Kafi Dixon, Carl Chandler, James Rutenbeck
Year:
2021 / 83m
Feb 2/6

Missing in Brooks County is a potent reminder of the life and death consequences of a broken immigration system.

 

Filmmaker(s):
Lisa Molomot and Jeff Bemiss
Year:
2021 / 80m
Feb 2/4
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