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The Bloody Child

by Nina Menkes

A young Marine is found wandering the Mojave Desert, a woman's body in the trunk of his car; an outsider probes the inexplicable death.

Chronicle of a Disappearance

by Elia Suleiman

A comic drama that investigates the spiritual effect of occupation and instability on the Palestinian people.

Fallout

by Ben Rekhi

Los Angeles has fallen victim to a nuclear attack from an unknown aggressor. In the aftermath of the bombing, a young man’s search for his girlfriend highlights the human toll of eternal war.

FUTURESTATES

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Gunny

by Patrick Stettner

A young female soldier returns home after a traumatic tour of duty, taking a new medication that can selectively erase memories.

FUTURESTATES

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Iraqi Exodus

by Paul Mitchell and Tania Rakhmanova

The staggering refugee crisis unfolding in the Middle East as Iraqis flee their war-torn homeland.

Wide Angle, Global Perspectives Collection

The Last Letter

by Frederick Wiseman

The Last Letter is legendary filmmaker Frederick Wiseman’s poignant portrayal of a Russian Jewish woman living in a Ukrainian city seized by the Germans who writes her son one last letter.

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Pharaoh's Army

by Robby Henson

A long-kept secret about the burial of a murdered Union soldier.

Portraits from the Cloth

by Alberto Justiniano, Xiong Vang, and Roger Schmitz

A Hmong immigrant completes a tapestry telling of her family's dangerous escape from Laos and celebrating survival in a new land.

What Happened to Her? And the Strawberry Fields

by Rea Tajiri

A young woman tries to unlock painful memories about her parents forced stay in Japanese internment camps, which they prefer to keep hidden.

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