Toronto

Thursday January 30

This tale of a modern-day political struggle in Armenia, where one activist puts it, the people had “forgotten how to dream.” It documents the remarkable journey of one man to inspire a “velvet revolution” in 2018. 

Filmmaker(s):
Garin Hovannisian
Year:
2019 / 90m
QA Session with the Filmmaker
Thursday January 30
7:30PM

Friday January 31

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
Friday January 31
7:00PM

Saturday February 01

In response to a wave of discriminatory anti-LGBTQ laws in the southern US and the divisive 2016 elections, the San Francisco Gay Men’s Choir embarks on a daring tour of the American Deep South.

Filmmaker(s):
David Charles Rodrigues
Year:
2019 / 100m
Saturday February 01
7:30PM

Sunday February 02

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
Sunday February 02
1:00PM

Tuesday February 04

A film that takes you behind that T-shirt you just bought on sale for $9.99, to reveal the human labor, sweat, and suffering that went into it.

Filmmaker(s):
Rubaiyat Hossain
Year:
2019 / 95m
Tuesday February 04
7:30PM
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