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Man wearing face mask carrying food deliveries down an alley.
Shorts

Aaron Lim

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Aaron Lim

Directed by Anson Ho
Against the backdrop of Shelter in Place, a young SF Chinatown resident launches a personal mission to provide…
During a protest, a man plays the drums and a woman walks beside him
Features

Alice Street

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Alice Street

Directed by Spencer Wilkinson
Two artists form an unlikely partnership to paint their most ambitious mural to date in Oakland’s downtown, ground...
two people wearing face masks embrace
Rental Films, Shorts

Before It Was Them, Now It’s Us

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Before It Was Them, Now It’s Us

Directed by Gabrielle Lurie, Manjula Varghese
The Bayview community reflects on how the pandemic has impacted their lives.
protestors stand outside of a city building holding signs saying "Respect Ohlone Burial Sites"
Shorts

Beyond Recognition

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Beyond Recognition

Directed by Michelle Grace Steinberg
The quest to preserve one’s culture and homeland in a society bent on erasing them.
The words "COOKED, SURVIVAL BY ZIP CODE" pasted on top of a city map of Chicago.
Features, Rental Films

COOKED: Survival by Zipcode

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COOKED: Survival by Zipcode

Directed by Judith Helfand
Cooked: Survival by Zip Code tells the story of the tragic 1995 Chicago heatwave, the most traumatic in U.S....
people gardening in front of a building mural with a butterfly
Features, Rental Films

Dreamhood

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Dreamhood

Directed by Cigdem Slankard
DreamHood examines life in the International Village neighborhood in Cleveland, OH and captures the transformation of a community...
Rental Films, Shorts

EJI’s Community Remembrance Project

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EJI’s Community Remembrance Project

Directed by Equal Justice Initiative
Equal Justice Initiative's campaign to recognize victims of lynching.
Illustration of a machine excavating from a large hole in the earth, som epeople gather around the rim
Shorts

Gold, Greed, and Genocide

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Gold, Greed, and Genocide

Directed by Pratap Chatterjee
Describing the genocide of many California native peoples and the destruction of the natural environment as a result…
man standing in grass in front of tall letters "HERE"
Rental Films, Shorts

Homeless First

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Homeless First

Directed by Anka Karewicz, Travis Schimer
“Homeless First” follows the Berkeley encampment known as “First They Came for the Homeless,” a group of houseless...
a person wearing a face mask and construction orange vest pulls a piece of equipments in a crowded warehouse
Shorts

How the Coronavirus is Affecting New York City’s Food-Supply Chain

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How the Coronavirus is Affecting New York City’s Food-Supply Chain

Directed by Sam Russell
At the Hunts Point Food Distribution Center, essential workers who process more than half of the city’s meat…
a woman standing on top of a platform
Rental Films, Shorts

LandMarked Part 5

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LandMarked Part 5

Directed by Ada Pinkston
A tribute to Fannie Lou Hamer.
mural of a lady with flowers and writing that says "I see generations"
Rental Films, Shorts

Makers of History

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Makers of History

Directed by Ryan Stopera
The Golden Eagles of Ginew is part of a documentary series by Free Truth, a media company using...
Yesica. a woman, refilling water jug from outdoor faucet
Rental Films, Shorts

Quarantine Diary

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Quarantine Diary

Directed by Yesica Prado
Photojournalist Yesica Prado shares her personal experience of living in an RV during quarantine in Berkeley.
man standing around debris from fire
Features, Rental Films

Rebuilding Paradise

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Rebuilding Paradise

Directed by Ron Howard
On the morning of Nov. 8, 2018, a spark from a transmission line in Northern California, coupled with...
people gathering around a potted tree on a sidewalk
Rental Films, Shorts

reimagining the city, as our own

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reimagining the city, as our own

Directed by Irene Gustafson
Who has the right to the city? Who is allowed to linger on its streets, to see oneself...
woman wearing an apron looking straight into the camera
Shorts

Running a Restaurant During the Coronavirus Lockdown

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Running a Restaurant During the Coronavirus Lockdown

Directed by Jun Stinson
Reem Assil, a James Beard semifinalist, struggles to keep her staff employed and her restaurant afloat amid California’s…
Woman stands in the foreground, the Bay and the San Francisco skyline in the background
Shorts

Sinew

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Sinew

Directed by Patty L Collins
Betty Cooper grew up along Little Badger Creek on the Blackfeet Nation, in Northern Montana. Betty was nurtured...
A person sits on a motorcycle and puts their hand in the back pocket of their partner.
Rental Films, Shorts

Spirit never dies, only transitions.

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Spirit never dies, only transitions.

Directed by Logan Lynette
A documentary about Blackness moving through space and time.
New York skyline behind a field of tall grass.
Features

The City

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The City

Directed by Ralph Steiner, Willard Van Dyke
A 1930s examination of life in small towns compared to life in cities.
a group of Native folks stand in front of a teepee on Alcatraz Island
Shorts

The People’s Home

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The People’s Home

Directed by Billy Marchese, Peter Bratt
In 2019, 50 years after Indian people occupied Alcatraz Island, a group of youth accompany original occupier, Robert…
man wearing a hat and face mask looking into the camera with blue skies in the background
Shorts

The Streets of New Orleans Under Quarantine

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The Streets of New Orleans Under Quarantine

Scenes from a week of weirdness under lockdown, as residents of New Orleans practice social distancing to avoid…
Two people walk in front of an empty Seoul background
Shorts

The Streets of Seoul Under Quarantine

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The Streets of Seoul Under Quarantine

Scenes from a day of weirdness under lockdown, as residents of Seoul practice social distancing to avoid spreading…
A large pile of stones in a below-ground memorial
Rental Films, Shorts

JohnMcAslan + Partners and MASS Design Group, UK Holocaust Memorial Proposal

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JohnMcAslan + Partners and MASS Design Group, UK Holocaust Memorial Proposal

Directed by John McAslan, Michael Murphy, Thatcher Bean
We believe that now more than ever memorials must strengthen our resolve for justice and tolerance. Our memorial...
empty crosstreets in New York
Shorts

What a City of Eight Million Looks Like During a Pandemic

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What a City of Eight Million Looks Like During a Pandemic

Social distancing and mass burials are now a part of New York’s cityscape. Here, front-line workers grapple with…
child on pavement with painted U.S. states
Features, Rental Films

Where the Pavement Ends

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Where the Pavement Ends

Directed by Jane Gillooly
WHERE THE PAVEMENT ENDS transports viewers to Missouri towns Kinloch and Ferguson, examining the shared histories and deep...