Keyword: discrimination

Jimmy P.

Jimmy P. (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 114 minutes Release date: 02/13/2014
At the end of World War II, Jimmy Picard, a Native American Blackfoot who fought in France, is admitted to Topeka Military Hospital in Kansas - an institution specializing in mental illness. Jimmy suffers from numerous symptoms: dizzy spells, temporary blindness, hearing loss... and withdrawal. In the absence of any physiological causes, he is diagnosed as schizophrenic. Nevertheless, the hospital...

Take Me to the River (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 95 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
Memphis and Mississippi Delta musicians had a great deal of influence on the Memphis music scene despite the pervasive discrimination and segregation at the time. Here, we follow multiple generations of award-winning musicians through the creative process of recording a historic new album, to re-imagine the utopia of racial, gender and generational collaboration of Memphis in its heyday.
Remember the Titans

Remember the Titans (2000)

Rated: PG Runtime: 113 minutes Release date: 09/28/2000
Based on the true story of the explosive events that took place in Alexandria, Virginia in 1971 when African-American football coach Herman Boone was hired to guide an integrated but racially polarized high school team--the T.C. Williams Titans. Angry, stubborn and a rigid taskmaster, Boone faces a cool reception from the team's players as well as an awkward relationship with assistant coach Bill...
Bridegroom

Bridegroom (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 79 minutes Release date: 10/03/2013
This is the emotional journey of Shane and Tom, two young men whose loving and committed relationship was cut tragically short. It is the story of what happened after Tom's accidental death and of how people without the legal protections of marriage can find themselves completely shut out and ostracized. After a year of documenting his own grief, Shane decided to make a video tribute to his...

Compared to What: The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 87 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
The inimitable Barney Frank is our country's most prominent out gay politician to date. He is a staunch defender of civil rights and "small-d" democratic principles for 32 years in the U.S. House of Representatives. As the portrait of Frank unfolds, we observe the damning effect of living in the closet, the freedom of living free, the triumph of love and the steady. Frank's journey is a classic...
My Sweet Pepper Land

My Sweet Pepper Land (2012)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 95 minutes Release date: 11/29/2012
Baran, a Kurdish independence war hero, is now police commissioner in Erbil, the capital city. No longer feeling useful in this society now at peace, he thinks about quitting the police force, but instead agrees to be stationed in a small valley, at the very borders of Iran, Turkey, and Iraq. It is a lawless territory, right at the heart of illegal drug, medication and alcohol trafficking. Having...

Broken Heart Land (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 81 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
A conservative military family in the heart of the bible belt is left to unravel the mystery behind their gay teenage son's suicide. They soon discover a tragic secret, and begin to question their parenting, values, and civic responsibility amidst a heated city council election in their hometown of Norman, Oklahoma.

Mentor (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 79 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
Mentor, Ohio is largely white, largely upper middle class, and listed as one of the "Top 100 Places to Live in the United States." Its attraction for immigrants and others proves to be a deadly illusion. The Vidovics swap the perils of war in Bosnia for trying to fit into this homogeneous community. Their daughter Sladjana endures constant bullying from 8th grade on. Kids make fun of her name, her...
Dir: Alix Lambert
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Black Is Blue (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 07/06/2014

Campaign of Hate: Russia & Gay Propaganda (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2013
LGBT discrimination is a hot-button issue in Russia. Here, we get candid access to everyday Russian LGBT citizens and activists coping with mounting discrimination, as well as to one prominent anti-gay legislator, who together paint a sobering picture of the worsening reality for Russia's queer citizens.

Papilio Buddha (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2013
In a pristine village in the Western Ghats of India, a group of landless people squatted in the government land where they face opposition from the local entrenched political entities and upper caste landlords. These people known as "dalits", who had been facing discrimination, displacement and physical oppression for centuries embrace Buddhism as a new form of cultural and religious identity...

Children 404 (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2013
In 2013, Russian President Vladimir Putin passed a bill forbidding the "promotion of nontraditional sexual relations to minors." Under this new law, LGBT youth are considered sick, sinful and abnormal. Psychologists, teachers and parents can be fined or imprisoned for supporting them. Forty-five Russian youths share their stories through anonymous interviews and video diaries. Their testimonies...
Dir: Pavel Loparev
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