Films

Upcoming Films

04/15/2020 - 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!
04/22/2020 - 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Join us for a workshop with the filmmakers before the film screening at 7pm! We will be discussing Patrica Zimmermann's new book Documentary Across Platforms. Register here! In Documentary Across Platforms, [...]
04/22/2020 - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
A people’s history anthology exploring the last 50 years of American social movements, political struggles and cultural awakenings through the lens of participatory community media.
05/01/2020 - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The struggle over voting rights is headline news but, as this film shows, the fight goes back generations.
05/15/2020 - 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
A searing expose uncovering the ugly truth behind plastic pollution and the false solution of plastic recycling and how the oil and gas industry has successfully manipulated the narrative around [...]
05/28/2020 - 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
A personal exploration of LGBTQI women’s communities, cultures, and social justice work through the lens of the physical spaces they create, from bars to bookstores to arts and political hubs. [...]

Past Films

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 [...]
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
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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
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 [...]
sembene-film
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
12/14/2007 - 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
"What Would Jesus Buy?" follows Reverend Billy and the Church of Stop Shopping Gospel Choir as they go on a cross-country mission to save Christmas from the Shopocalypse: the end [...]