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Director: Nancy Buirski

The RECY TAYLOR Film

Recy Taylor, a 24-year-old black woman, wife and mother, was gang raped by six white boys in 1944 Alabama. Common in Jim Crow South, few women spoke up in fear for their lives. Not Recy Taylor.

Saturday 8 December 7:30pm

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90 mins 15
Various

WOMEN ON THE FRONTLINE – SHORT FILMS

Films about and from the perspective of women around the world.

Friday 7 December 7:30pm

Saturday 8 December, 8:00pm

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78 mins 15
Directors: Zara Balfour and Marcus Stephenson

CHILDREN OF THE SNOWLAND

A coming of age voyage in which the children must trek from their adopted city school all the way back to their birthplace to make peace with those who gave them up for a ‘better’ life.

Sunday 9 December 4:15pm

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93 mins PG
Director: Samuel Wickey

MY AMISH WORLD (PREMIERE)

A father breaks the chains of fear and oppression to allow hope, the expression of love and freedom to leave the Amish.

Friday 7 December 1:45pm

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PG
Various Directors from around the world

KALEIDOSCOPE – SHORT FILMS

Short films from around the world on life choices.

Saturday 8 December 4:15pm

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92 mins 18
Director: Tedy Necula

BESIDE ME

A subway is blocked between stations on the morning after the fire tragedy at Collective Club in Bucharest. Forced together people begin to interact.

Friday 7 December 4:15pm

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83 mins PG
Various Directors from around the world

APOLLO – SHORT FILMS

Short films from around the world that change the way we think.

Friday 7 December 1:00pm

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PG
Director: Joseph Stillman

CITIZEN CLARK … A LIFE OF PRINCIPLE

For more than fifty years, former U.S Attorney General Ramsey Clark has fought against the abuses of U.S. power and championed the causes of peace, justice, and human rights issues worldwide.

Friday 7 December 5:00pm

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PG
Producer: Jon Brick

UNCOMMON ALLIES (PREMIERE)

Rosilyn Temple turned a personal search for justice into a life changing community call to action

Saturday 8 December, 1:00pm

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78 mins PG
Various Directors

SCARS OF ART (PREMIERE) + ARE YOU VOLLEYBALL?!

DOUBLE BILL

Innovative ways of resolving conflict through art and sport.

Saturday 8 December  1:45pm

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78 mins U
Director: Gillian Scott-Ward

BACK TO NATURAL

Join us on this journey of discovery and enlightenment while celebrating Black history and natural styles that are taking the world by storm.

Saturday 8 December 5:00pm

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69 mins PG
Various Directors from around the world

WINGS OF DESIRE – SHORT FILMS

A collection of short films on people seeking a better life

Sunday 9 December, 1:45pm

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89 mins 15
Director: Joanne Hock

PURPLE DREAMS – PREMIERE

Black youth stereotypes are turned upside down in this roller coaster ride of emotions. Packing all the drama of “A Chorus Line,” the adolescent charm of “Fame” and the talent of “Glee,” you will laugh, cry and feel inspired by these amazing students.

Friday 7 December, 8:00pm

Sunday 9 December 5:00pm

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72 mins U

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