Films

Upcoming Films

11/15/2019 - 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 [...]

Past Films

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 [...]