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Still image from Águilas

This film documents the Aguilas del Desierto volunteers as they set out along the southern desert border of Arizona to recover missing loved ones. Once a month these volunteers—construction workers, gardeners, domestic laborers by trade—venture deep into the wilderness of the borderlands.

Don’t Go Tellin’ Your Momma

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In 1970, a group of Black educators in Chicago developed a flashcard set of the Alphabet in order to provide Black centered teaching materials to a vastly White landscape of textbooks and learning materials. The Black ABCs were born. Now 50 years later, as artist Topaz Jones debuts his 2nd album, Don’t Go Tellin’ Your […]

A Broken House

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In “A Broken House,” directed by Jimmy Goldblum, Mohamad Hafez comes to the U.S. on a single-entry visa to study architecture, and, when he realizes that he can’t return to his home country, he decides to conjure it in his art.

Three Songs for Benazir

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The story of Shaista, a young man who—newly married to Benazir and living in a camp for displaced persons in Kabul—struggles to balance his dreams of being the first from his tribe to join the Afghan National Army with the responsibilities of starting a family. Even as Shaista’s love for Benazir is palpable, the choices […]

Terror Contagion

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A visual study of the investigation by Forensic Architecture into the Israeli cyberweapons manufacturer NSO Group and the use of its Pegasus malware to target journalists and human rights defenders worldwide.

Then Comes the Evening

Still Image from the Documentary Then Comes the Evening

A portrait of the bittersweet life of two grandmothers living in the isolated hills of Eastern Bosnia. Nature is the one companion with whom the women speak to and respect. THEN COMES THE EVENING reflects the simplicity and purity of their way of life, as well as their painstaking hard work, and the caring and […]

See You Next Time

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A window into the intimate moments shared across a nail-salon table between a Chinese nail artist and her black client in Brooklyn, New York.

John Was Trying To Contact Aliens

Still Image from the Documentary John Was Trying To Contact Aliens

John Shepherd spent 30 years trying to contact extraterrestrials by broadcasting music millions of miles into space. After giving up the search he makes a different connection here on Earth.

Huntsville Station

Still Image from the Documentary Huntsville Station

Every weekday, inmates are released from Huntsville State Penitentiary, taking in their first moments of freedom with phone calls, cigarettes and quiet reflection at the Greyhound station up the block.

A Love Song for Latasha

Still Image from the Documentary A Love Song for Latasha

A dreamlike archive in conversation with the past and the present to reimagine a more nuanced narrative of Latasha Harlins by excavating intimate and poetic memories shared by her cousin and best friend.