Alison

Uga Carlini’s award winning hybrid feature on Alison Botha is a deeply personal and emotional story of triumph and survival. Using a creative and innovative fairytale aesthetic, Carlini’s film is a poetic and insightful exploration of trauma and overcoming.

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Uga Carlini

South Africa / 2016, 80 mins


Sunday, December 11 / 1:00pm


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Arlette

Fifteen-year-old Arlette trades her home in the Central African Republic for medical treatment in Berlin. Her knee got injured years ago during the fighting in her country, and a German benefactor has decided to pay for the operation she needs so badly. The teenager is scared stiff, knows no one and doesn’t speak a word of German, but she embarks on the journey all the same. Arlette – Courage Is a Muscle simply follows the courageous young lady along the way. 

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Florian Hoffman

Central Africa / 2015, 82 mins


Friday, December 9 / 12:00pm


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Between Sisters

Should a secret been told before is too late?

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Manu Gerosa

Italy / 2015, 78 mins


Tuesday, December 6 / 3:00pm

Sunday, December 11 / 4:45pm


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Diva: Enemy Of The People

Parisian crossdresser travels to his homeland of St Lucia to stage the island's inaugural Hot Couture Fashion Show, however, on an island of fierce sexual politics, it is not long before he is fighting local hostilities, homophobia, and the status quo.

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Tony Oldham

UK, St Lucia, France / 2016, 95 mins


Monday, December 5 / 5:45pm

Friday, December 9 / 3:30pm

Saturday, December 10 / 12:00pm


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Epiphany

How to make an ordinary life an extraordinary experience. — A story about conquering fear, being among sharks and reinventing life at every turn, while navigating an autistic family through life as a mother and a photographer.'

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Frans De Backer & Michael Maes

Cayman Island / 2016, 78 mins


Friday, December 9 / 2:00pm


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Free CeCe

CeCe McDonald survived a brutal attack, only to be incarcerated for defending her life. After an international movement to free her, CeCe emerges as a leader to interrogate the prison industrial complex and inspire women to fight back when attacked.

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Jacqueline (Jac) Gares

USA / 2016, 85 mins


Friday, December 9 / 1:00pm


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God Knows Where I Am

God Knows Where I Am is the story of Linda Bishop, a well-educated New Hampshire mother who suffered from severe bipolar disorder with psychosis, who was intermittently incarcerated and homeless, inevitably being committed for three years to a state psychiatric facility.

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Jedd Wider and Todd Wider

USA / 2016, 97 mins


Sunday, December 11 / 2:15pm


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Sonita

18-year old Sonita had a say in things, Michael Jackson would be her father and Rihanna her mother. 

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Rokhsareh Ghaemmaghami

Afghanistan / 2016, 90 mins


Friday, December 9 / 3:30pm


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The House On Coco Road

In 1979 the Grenadian people carry out the first successful revolution in the English speaking Caribbean. Maurice Bishop becomes Prime Minister. The Revolution attracts workers from around the world including my mother, Fannie Haughton. In 1982 Angela Davis, her family, and my mother visit Grenada to witness this miraculous Peoples’ Revolution. 

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Damani Baker

USA / 2015, 78 mins


Monday, December 5 / 4:00pm

Friday, December 9 / 12:30pm


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The If Project

One Cop. One Inmate. One Question That Changed Everything. 

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Kathlyn Horan

USA / 2015, 90 mins


Friday, December 9 / 4:00pm


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