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2018-2019 New Releases


Carrie Hawks
2016, 23 min., Color, US
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Marta Rodríguez & Jorge Siva
1971, 42 min., BW, Colombia
This film portrays the life of a family of brick makers in the outskirts of Bogotá, Colombia, documenting the personal experience of the Castañeda family to expose the exploitation of manual laborers. Chircales offers the viewer an intimate look at their hardships.
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Yasmin Mistry
Producer: Yasmin Mistry
2017, 39 min., Color, US
In this award-winning collection, Charell, Ashley, and Camilla share their deeply personal stories about their experiences in the U.S. foster care system. Foster Care Film Series: Volume 1 celebrates the perseverance of these narratives, dispelling the negative stereotypes about foster care by showing how school, extended family and the kindness of strangers can help a child find their path in life.
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Deanne M. Bell, Deborah A. Thomas & Junior “Gabu” Wedderburn
Producer: Deanne M. Bell, Deborah A. Thomas & Junior “Gabu” Wedderburn
2017, 41 min., Color/BW, Jamaica
In 2010 Jamaican military and police forces declared a state of emergency in West Kingston to apprehend Christopher “Dudus” Coke—who had been ordered for extradition to the U.S. At least 75 civilians died as a result. This doc juxtaposes the harrowing testimonies of the survivors with footage from the U.S. drone that was surveilling the operation from above.
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Daphne McWilliams
Producer: Daphne McWilliams & Sam Pollard
2015, 76 min., US
EDUCATIONAL STREAMING: twn.tugg.com/titles/in-a-perfect-world
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Javier García
Producer: Iliana Martinez, Ana Paula Uruñuela & SacBé Producciones
2016, 66 min., Color, Mexico
Day after day, for over 20 years, a group of women in Mexico, prepare and give meals to Central American migrants who travel atop La Bestia, a U.S.-bound freight train. They call themselves Las Patronas and their mission goes beyond humanitarian assistance, symbolizing a resistance against a system that criminalizes migrants.
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Adele Pham
2017, 59 min., Color, US
Visit any strip mall in the U.S., and there’s bound to be a Vietnamese nail salon. Yet few Americans know the history behind the salons and the 20 Vietnamese refugee women, who sparked a multi-billion dollar industry that supports their community to this day.
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Julio César Torres González & Ricardo Olivero Lora
Producer: Freddie Marrero
2017, Color, Puerto Rico
EDUCATIONAL STREAMING: twn.tugg.com/titles/nuyorican-basquet
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Manthia Diawara
2018, 70 min., Color
EDUCATIONAL STREAMING AVAILABLE: https://twn.tugg.com/titles/an-opera-of-the-world
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Konrad Aderer
Producer: Michelle Chen
2017, 78 min., US
EDUCATIONAL STREAMING: http://twn.tugg.com/titles/resistance-at-tule-lake
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Patrick G Lee
Producer: TWN Production Workshop
2017, 7 min., Color, US
EDUCATIONAL STREAMING: twn.tugg.com/titles/unspoken-asian-americans-on-coming-out-to-immigrant-parents
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