Mohammad Mohammadian / Iranian Films / Iran/ / 2016 / Animals, Environmental, Human Rights, Politics / 3 minsA 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.
Susie Rivo / Cinema of Conscience / United States / 2017 / Female, Human Rights, Politics / 55 minsThrough 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