Section

Documentary

Documentary, Women in Film, LATINxUSA

Amigo Skate, Cuba

Film

Amigo Skate, Cuba

Directed by Vanesa Wilkey-Escobar
Filled with thrilling sequences of skate virtuosity, Amigo Skate, Cuba presents a fascinating case of cooperation overcoming culture…
Documentary, Environmental Change Makers

Black River

Film

Black River

Directed by Luciano Nacci y Franco Tarantino
One of the most valuable rivers in the south of Argentina is increasingly contaminated by fracking and the…
Documentary, Cine Mexicano

Carlos Almaraz: Playing With Fire

Film

Carlos Almaraz: Playing With Fire

Directed by Elsa Flores Almaraz, Richard Montoya
Fellow artists, activists, curators and others offer the requisite appreciations. But most of the film’s potency comes from…
Documentary, Women in Film, Immigration and Politics in Film, LATINxUSA

Councilwoman

Film

Councilwoman

Directed by Margo Guernsey
Carmen Castillo, a Dominican hotel housekeeper in downtown Providence, RI, has won an election to the City Council.…
Documentary, Women in Film, LATINxUSA

Decade of Fire

Film

Decade of Fire

Directed by Gretchen Hildebran, Vivian Vazquez
The well-paced, tightly constructed, often crushingly emotional documentary is stirring and compelling throughout, illuminating both a dark chapter…
Documentary, Visiting Filmmaker Q&As, Keeping it Kweer, LATINxUSA

Diva: The Alexis Miranda Story

Film

Diva: The Alexis Miranda Story

Directed by Amir Jaffer
After getting evicted by her landlord, female impersonator Alexis Miranda looks back at her turbulent life.
Documentary, Oi Brasil, Keeping it Kweer

Fabiana

Film

Fabiana

Directed by Brunna Laboissière
Fabiana seems like someone unafraid of the camera — or even unphased. She’s simply enraptured with her world.…
Documentary, Visiting Filmmaker Q&As, Women in Film

I Am Arbesu

Film

I Am Arbesu

Directed by Christiane Arbesu
In 1962 as Fidel Castro embraced Communism, a Cuban ambassador, his wife and three young daughters sought political…
Documentary, Women in Film, LATINxUSA

In A Stranger’s Home

Film

In A Stranger’s Home

Directed by Santos Arrué
No one is immune to tragedy. A domestic worker recounts getting through them.
Documentary, Keeping it Kweer

Juan of the Witches

Film

Juan of the Witches

Directed by Andrew Houchens
Honoring the legacy of a founding member of Mexico's prestigious Ballet Folklórico, Juan de las Brujas is a…
Documentary, Visiting Filmmaker Q&As, Environmental Change Makers

Literacy for Environmental Justice: Cultivating Youth Leaders in Southeast San Francisco

Film

Literacy for Environmental Justice: Cultivating Youth Leaders in Southeast San Francisco

Directed by Kristin Tieche
Southeast San Francisco's environmental justice movement focuses on our backyard.
Documentary, Visiting Filmmaker Q&As, Women in Film, Cine Mexicano, LATINxUSA

Our Quinceañera

Film

Our Quinceañera

Directed by Fanny Veliz Grande
In Our Quinceañera, you meet Gilbert Galvan, the principal of San Benito Veterans Memorial Academy and former mayor…
Documentary

Santa Lives in My Town

Film

Santa Lives in My Town

Directed by Néstor Frenkel
A movie about the men that bring Christmas to life and carry on throughout the year.
Documentary, Cine Mexicano

Sea of Shadows

Film

Sea of Shadows

Directed by Matthew Podolsky, Richard Ladkani, Sean Bogle
In Mexico’s Sea of Cortez, a group of dedicated scientists battle drug cartels and Chinese traffickers whose destructive…
Documentary, Environmental Change Makers

Solar Libre A Family Affair

Film

Solar Libre A Family Affair

Directed by Melanie La Rosa
A father devastated by Hurricane María manages to get solar panels, volunteers galore to rebuild, rooftop by rooftop.
Documentary

The Blessing and the Curse

Film

The Blessing and the Curse

Directed by David Kennedy
The surprising and inspiring story of folk, Americana, and rockabilly musician Lance Canales.
Documentary, Cine Mexicano, Environmental Change Makers

The Burnt Sea

Film

The Burnt Sea

Directed by Carlos Armella
Since 1940, abalone has been the primary fish caught off Isla Natividad, Baja California Sur, Mexico. The inhabitants…
Documentary, Immigration and Politics in Film, LATINxUSA

The Infiltrators

Film

The Infiltrators

Directed by Alex Rivera, Cristina Ibarra
A suspenseful account of a high-stakes mission and an emotionally charged portrait of visionary youth fighting for their…
Documentary, Environmental Change Makers

The People of the Cloud Forest

Film

The People of the Cloud Forest

Directed by Daniel Oliveras
An intimate look at the indigenous Chinantec People from the state of Oaxaca in Mexico. They provide us…
Documentary, Women in Film

They Call Us Warriors

Film

They Call Us Warriors

Directed by David Alonso, Edwin Corona Ramos, Jennifer Socorro
Against all odds, these women battle poverty and their livelihoods just to join the team. The film showcases…
Documentary, LATINxUSA

Waking Dream

Film

Waking Dream

Directed by Theo Rigby
Six profiles showing the resilience, innovation, and persistence of six undocumented young people. Their stories reveal the reality…
Documentary, Environmental Change Makers

Who Speaks for Nature?

Film

Who Speaks for Nature?

Directed by Larry Engel
A look at three different Amazonian peoples’ battles with their government and big oil and mining companies.