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Remigration

by Barry Jenkins

In a future San Francisco that is entirely upper-class, the city starts a program to bring working-class families back to the city that pushed them out. When one such family returns, it must decide whether to stay.

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The Waiting Room

by Peter Nicks and Linda Davis

The Waiting Room is a cinema verité portrait of a California city's public safety-net hospital as it struggles to handle patient overload in a swooning economy and a constantly shifting landscape of health care policy.

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Weaving Worlds

by Trickster Films

An intimate portrait of Navajo weavers that explores the complex relationship with reservation traders and a weaver's role within the global market economy.

Xmas Without China

by Alicia Dwyer and Tom Xia

Pride and mischief inspire Chinese immigrant Tom Xia to challenge his American neighbors to celebrate Christmas without Chinese products. Fed up with toy and food recalls, the Jones family takes on the mission while Tom strives to understand his own divided loyalties.

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