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by Marlon Riggs
Marlon Riggs's final film explores questions of "blackness" and black identity.
by Frances Negrón-Muntaner
An experimental narrative that explores the definitions of Puerto Rican social, political, and sexual identities in the U.S. and Puerto Rico.
by Christina Craton and Timothy Schwab
The Burning Barrel explores the personal costs of consumerism in the rise and fall of a small rural community.
by Elia Suleiman
A comic drama that investigates the spiritual effect of occupation and instability on the Palestinian people.
by Lourdes Portillo
The Devil Never Sleeps is a “whodunit” documentary about family secrets. Filmmaker Lourdes Portillo travels to Mexico to learn the truth about her wealthy uncle’s death.
by Don Howard and Terri Clemens
A humorous portrait of “the West’s most southern city,” a place governed by four principles: race, religion, death, and football.
by Ken Kobland
An impressionistic portrait of Moscow at the end of the Cold War, on the verge of a new beginning.
by Ellen Schneider
A series of first-person video diaries.
by Paul Kwan and Arnold Iger
A video journal of the intertwined stories of a disabled Chinese/Vietnamese artist living in America and his sister, a recent immigrant and struggling entrepreneur.