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2017 Wine Country Film Festival

Human Rights

  1. The Endless River

    Mohammad Mohammadian / Iranian Films / Iran/ / 2016 / Animals, Environmental, Human Rights, Politics / 3 mins
    A young boy is sitting next to a droughty river, watching the barren land while fantasizing about fishing. Drown in his daydreaming, he coughs and comes back to his senses, gets up and walks along the river.
    Plays In:
    Iranian Shorts

    Kenwood Depot
    September 23, 2017 1:00 pm Buy Tickets Buy Tickets


  2. Left on Pearl

    Susie Rivo / Cinema of Conscience / United States / 2017 / Female, Human Rights, Politics / 55 mins
    Through extensive TV news coverage from the time, newspaper headlines, found footage, and interviews with participants and eyewitnesses of varied sexual orientations, racial, class and ethnic backgrounds (including both supporters and opponents of the takeover), LEFT ON PEARL documents a watershed moment in the early days of the Women’s Liberation Movement, situating it within the broader political ferment of the time – the anti-war, civil rights, Black Power and gay liberation movements. The film highlights the hilarity and excitement, as well as the challenges and fault-lines within this social movement.

    Preceded by: Rule of Nature

    Left on Pearl with Rule of Nature

    Kenwood Depot
    September 23, 2017 7:00 pm Buy Tickets Buy Tickets


  3. Only 5 Minutes

    Mohammad Mohammadian / Iranian Films / Iran/ / 2016 / Disability, Experimental, Female, Human Rights / 5 mins
    "Brief Synopsis : A blind girl is walking in the streets and faces multiple obstacles . --------------------------------------------- *************** Very Important ********** ***** : This a short experimental film, no camera has been used during the production and it consists of sound, credits and English subtitle. ***"
    Plays In:
    Iranian Shorts

    Kenwood Depot
    September 23, 2017 1:00 pm Buy Tickets Buy Tickets


  4. Rule of Nature

    Dieter Primig / EcoCinema, Cinema of Conscience, Independent / World Cinema features / Namibia / 2017 / Documentary, Female, Human Rights, Youth / 25 mins
    This documentary explores the current situation of the San people, also known as the “bushmen,” in the south African nation of Namibia. The film poses the question “Adapt or die?” Are the San, largely forced onto conservancies and accustomed to a hunting-gathering lifestyle, willing to abandon aspects of their heritage in order to mesh with the more modern demands of the state? A young San woman provides her insights on the fate of her people and the role of education in protecting their future. Rule of Nature depicts the world of a people in tune with nature, but whose nature is being put to the test.

    Precedes: Left on Pearl

    Precedes:
    Left on Pearl with Rule of Nature

    Kenwood Depot
    September 23, 2017 7:00 pm Buy Tickets Buy Tickets


  5. An Undeniable Voice

    Price Arana / Cinema of Conscience, Independent / World Cinema features / United States / 2016 / Documentary, Hiistory, Human Rights, Senior/Aging, Social Justice / 16 mins
    Sam Harris, believed to be one of the youngest to survive the camps during the Holocaust, shares his amazing story of survival with philanthropist and activist Sharon Stone.
    Plays In:
    Cinema of Conscience Shorts Program

    Kenwood Depot
    September 22, 2017 6:45 pm