San Diego

San Diego, February 1 - 4, 2018

Based on Ronald Deibert’s book of the same name, Nicholas de Pencier’s gripping Black Code follows “internet sleuths” - or cyber stewards - from the Toronto-based group Citizen Lab.

Filmmaker(s):
Nicholas de Pencier
Year:
2016 / 88m
Feb 2

Shot below the radar, Complicit follows the journey of Chinese migrant worker-turned-activist Yi Yeting, a Foxconn factory worker who takes his fight against the global electronic industry from his hospital bed to the international stage.

Filmmaker(s):
Heather White and Lynn Zhang
Year:
2017 / 90m
Feb 4

Shot over the course of nine years, Home Truth chronicles one family’s incredible pursuit of justice, shedding light on how our society responds to domestic violence and how the trauma from domestic violence can linger through generations.

Filmmaker(s):
April Hayes and Katia Maguire
Year:
2017 / 70m
Feb 3

For 20 years, Lindy has lived with an unbearable feeling of guilt. Committed to fulfilling her civic duty, Lindy sat on a jury with 11 other jurors that handed down the death penalty to a Mississippi man convicted in a double homicide.

Filmmaker(s):
Florent Vassault
Year:
2017 / 85m
Feb 1

Silas celebrates the power of individuals to fight back against the power of money and politics.

Filmmaker(s):
Anjali Nayar and Hawa Essuman
Year:
2017 / 80m
Feb 3

This explosive documentary takes a behind the scenes look at one of America’s most pressing human rights struggles, and asks the audience: what would you do, if this violence found its way to your doorstep? 

Filmmaker(s):
Erik Ljung
Year:
2017 / 90m
Feb 4
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