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Awareness Film Festival: Oct 13 (Sunday)

Banned

October 13 @ 12:00 PM - 1:45 PM PDT

BANNED is the story of Amal Abadi and her race against time as the U.S. Travel Ban threatens to send her and her two-year-old son back to Syria before they can be reunited with her husband on the other side of the gate. With the help of a lawyer working pro-bono, a rebellious immigration officer, [...]

New Dreams for a New World

October 13 @ 12:00 PM - 1:45 PM PDT

New Dreams for a New World is a documentary film by Robert Flame Lamothe that will be looking at what people's hopes and dreams are for this world, their government, their lives. How can a broken dysfunctional United States government that has a corrupt economic and political system be fixed? Topics include climate change, pollution, [...]

Eastern Western

October 13 @ 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM PDT

A portrait of the complex and multi layered existence in israel/palastine.A series of events unfold that bring together a young Arab, a religious Jew, and an american tourist, neither of which speaks the same language as the others.

Free Trip to Egypt

October 13 @ 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM PDT

A Canadian-Egyptian entrepreneur living in Switzerland offers a free trip to Egypt to Americans concerned about an Islamic threat. An elderly teacher and her husband from Pennsylvania, an African-American police officer, a conservative Marine veteran, a preacher and a beauty pageant queen and a liberal, single mom and marine veteran from Arizona embark on the [...]

This being human

October 13 @ 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM PDT

A portrait of a young Iraqi who left everything behind at 15, in a solo quest for a more peaceable future; Hameed’s salvation is education in the US bound by a big altruistic dream.

WANTOKS: Dance of Resilience in Melanesia

October 13 @ 12:00 PM - 1:45 PM PDT

In 2018 the Solomon Islands, in the South Pacific, hosted the Melanesian Arts & Cultural Festival, celebrating the country’s 40th anniversary of independence. On neighboring island states, the struggle for freedom continues, as West Papua resists Indonesian occupation and the residents of New Caledonia still live under French rule. In all Melanesian countries, residents face [...]

#PowerPlant

October 13 @ 1:45 PM - 3:45 PM PDT

The Nicolaas G. Pierson Foundation presents its 5th documentary with Marianne Thieme. After ‘Meat the Truth’, ‘Sea the Truth’, ‘The Pacer in the Marathon’ and ‘One Single Planet’, this new documentary explores the prospects of a plant-based society. #Powerplant provides added insight into the link between climate change and meat consumption, a topic that Marianne [...]

Bucking Tradition

October 13 @ 1:45 PM - 3:45 PM PDT

Bucking Tradition explores one of America’s most iconic competitions—the rodeo. With thousands of events held across the nation and around the world every year, this “sport” is hailed by some as one of the last traditions of the American West. By others, it’s decried as one of our nation’s last legalized forms of systematic and [...]

Farmer

October 13 @ 1:45 PM - 3:45 PM PDT

A sincere and touching portrait of two farmers: Antoine, a French dairy farmer and Amara, a cocoa producer in ¬Ivory Coast. These two men do not know each other. Completely different rural landscapes unfold in the narrative voice as it tells the story of two men who both decided to choose their own development and [...]

Harvests of Hope

October 13 @ 1:45 PM - 3:45 PM PDT

California, has the largest farming economy in the United States, but climate change is threatening to change that. Years of severe drought have left small farmers feeling the squeeze as they walk the tightrope between sustainability and financial viability. Hear from them in their own words as they connect the dots between development, water rights, [...]

Herringbone

October 13 @ 1:45 PM - 3:45 PM PDT

“Herringbone,” a 10 minute short thriller, tells the story of Mina, a young woman enslaved along with several other women in a compound facility where they are subjugated to torture and abuse. In her struggle to survive her dire circumstances Mina forms a special bond and friendship with Rhonda, a demented woman in the neighboring [...]

Nearly everyone living in a major city is experiencing the stress, instability and high costs of housing. Priced Out is our response to the increasingly polarized debate about why nearly everyone is struggling to afford the price of housing. Communities and organizations fighting displacement have been asking for years for a simple story that will [...]

Road to Dharma

October 13 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM PDT

We’ll enjoy the first three 30-min episodes of this Ten-Episode Docu-Series produced by i2i Productions and created/directed by Adam Schomer, who also produced the recent hit film HEAL (#1 iTunes, Netflix):  THE ROAD TO DHARMA is both a stunningly filmed adventure on motorcycles through the Himalayas and a deep look at our personal search for freedom. We follow a [...]

Addiction/Connection the Cure?

Addiction/Connection the Cure?

October 13 @ 2:45 PM - 3:45 PM PDT

Ri-Karlo Handy/, Hope VillageAmy Clark , One I am the executive producer of one. Also board member of the Spring Green educational Foundation. Foundation that works with people in recovery.Kait Gallagher, Coming To TermsKait Gallagher is a Writer, Director and Producer based in Los Angeles. With a background in documentary television, Kait focuses on narrative [...]

Keepers of the Forest

October 13 @ 3:45 PM - 5:45 PM PDT

An eye opening film that uncovers the environmental struggles in Indonesia and the passionate people leading the way for change. - To understand the environment, you must also understand its people. Join us as we transport you to an ecosystem older than the Amazon rainforest. The jungles of Sumatra uncovers both the beauty and pain [...]

Life to Ashes

October 13 @ 3:45 PM - 5:45 PM PDT

A brief situation where a modern cowboy, is exposed to the impact his actions have on the planet. A piece to reflect about our actions and the impact our choices may have by feeding large industries.   Some of the topics present on the film are - The passing of the time, the forests, degradation [...]

Sustain Up

October 13 @ 3:45 PM - 5:45 PM PDT

Sustainable Nation, an hour-long documentary from Imagination Productions, follows three individuals working to bring sustainable water solutions to an increasingly thirsty planet.