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    Water Justice: Youth future
    12/12/2020 - 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    This event is over but you can find video documentation here. On Day 2 of the Water Justice Confluence, meet Water Justice Lab’s environmental mentor Sachem HawkStorm, hereditary sachem (chief) [...]
    Water Justice: Echoes from Lock One
    12/11/2020 - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    This event is over but you can find video documentation here! Water Justice Lab in North Troy, NY hosts “confluence” virtual gatherings with youth environmental justice advocates throughout communities in [...]
    Against All Odds with Messiah Rhodes and panel "Incarceration in the Pandemic: Break the Cycle"
    11/20/2020 - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Register for this event here! Join us for a screening and discussion of Against All Odds with filmmaker Messiah Rhodes followed by the panel with local incarceration activists Nicole Cook-Reed, [...]
    Be The Media! with Messiah Rhodes: Passion to Tell Your Story
    11/20/2020 - 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Register for this event here! A workshop focuses on learning the journey of Messiah Rhodes and being inspired to tell their own stories!  From traditional documentary to visions of the [...]
    Let the People Decide Town Hall
    09/25/2020 - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    The struggle over voting rights is headline news but, as this film shows, the fight goes back generations.
    Online Screening "The Condor and the Eagle" and  Be The Media! workshop "Indigenous Voices: Media for Organizing"
    06/25/2020 - 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
    Four Indigenous leaders embark on an extraordinary trans-continental adventure to unite peoples of the Americas and deepen the meaning of "Climate Justice." Co-sponsored by iEAR Presents!
    Screening and workshop with Patricio Guzman: The Cordillera of Dreams
    05/15/2020 - 05/28/2020 - All Day
    Join us for an on-demand screening of "The Cordillera of Dreams" and a workshop featuring master documentary filmmaker Patricio Guzmán with translator Daniel Mosquera. Winner of the Best Documentary award [...]
    "The Infiltrators" with filmmaker Alex Rivera + Resource Exchange
    12/04/2019 - 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
    Join director Alex Rivera for a screening of "The Infiltrators," along with community organizers from Capital District Border Watch, ICE-Free Capital District, Troy Sanctuary, Saratoga Immigration Coalition (SIC) and Extinction [...]
    "Hail Satan?" with filmmaker Penny Lane
    11/16/2019 - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Join director Penny Lane for a screening of her new documentary Hail Satan?, a film about The Satanic Temple, including its origins and grassroots political activism. The film shows Satanists [...]
    Riverkeeper Community Scientist Celebration
    11/01/2019 - 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Join us as we celebrate the 2019 Riverkeeper Water Quality sampling season and the volunteer partners who make it possible to gather samples from the Hudson River Watershed from May [...]
    "What is Democracy?" with Filmmaker Astra Taylor
    04/24/2019 - 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
    The director's idiosyncratic, philosophical take on the evolution of democracy through the ages, from it's philosophical origins in Greece, through its capitalist growth in Italy, to the modern world. Featuring [...]
    Hope in Charm City/ Collar City
    04/10/2019 - 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    In memory of youth victims of violence, a screening of “Charm City” with cinematographer Andre Lambertson, followed by an informational discussion and candlelight vigil which will be held in memory [...]
    Crime and Punishment with Filmmaker Stephen Maing, Manuel Gomez (Private Investigator) plus George Weddington (Justice for Dahmeek)
    11/14/2018 - 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
    Join us for a screening and discussion of  the riveting documentary Crime + Punishment, a film chronicling the struggles of a group of black and Latino whistleblower cops and the young minorities [...]
    'Healing Voices' with Mental Health Panel Discussion
    04/27/2018 - 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    A film screening and panel to challenge the cultural understanding of "mental illness" with a critical look at America's broken mental health care system and a message of recovery. The [...]
    'Sembène!' Film Experience
    04/23/2018 - 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Meet Sembène, the African freedom fighter who used stories as his weapon and blazed the trail for generations of writers, filmmakers and scholars.  Join filmmakers Samba Gadjigo and Jason Silverman [...]
    "QUEST" with Filmmaker Presentation & Community Potluck
    12/09/2017 - 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
      Documentary filmmaker Jonathan Olshefski presents his first feature-length film: QUEST.    The documentary is a moving portrait of a North Philadelphia working class family over the span of 10 [...]
    "A Sinner in Mecca" with author & director Parvez Sharma
    11/18/2017 - 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Come watch "A Sinner in Mecca" with filmmaker and writer Parvez Sharma. Sharma's documentaries and written works dissect the complicated intersection of faith and sexuality. Through his work as a director [...]
    02/22/2008 - 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    One of the emerging voices of feminist African filmmaking, the Cameroonian director Osvalde Lewat-Hallade is well on her way to becoming her continent’s Kim Longinotto or Barbara Kopple, forging direct [...]
    02/15/2008 - 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    The Capital Region premiere film screening of the documentary King Corn takes place at The Sanctuary for Independent Media, 3361 6th Avenue, Troy, on Friday, February 15, 2008 from 6 [...]
    02/01/2008 - 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    The exclusive Capital Region release of the new Brian De Palma written and directed fictional documentary Redacted features screenings at 8 PM on Friday, February 1 and 8 PM on [...]
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