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TRUE CONVICTION

  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 84 minutes
  • Directed By: Jamie Meltzer
  • Country: USA
There’s a new detective agency in Dallas, Texas, started by three exonerated men, with decades in prison served between them, who look to free innocent people from behind bars. True Conviction follows these change-makers with no small task in front of them as they rebuild their lives and families, learn to investigate cases, work to support one another, and try and fix the criminal justice system. |Read More
Documentary
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UNITED SKATES

  • Release Year: 2018
  • Runtime: 90 minutes
  • Directed By: Tina Brown and Dyana Winkler
  • Country: USA
Credited with incubating East Coast hip-hop and West Coast rap, America’s roller rinks have long been bastions of regional African-American culture, music, and dance. As rinks shutter across the country, a few activists mount a last stand. |Read More
Documentary, LGBT, Music, Female Director(s), NY Director(s), First Time Filmmaker, Female Screenwriter(s), Asian American Director(s)
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UNTOUCHABLE

  • Release Year: 2016
  • Runtime: 106 minutes
  • Directed By: David Feige
  • Country: USA
When a powerful Florida lobbyist discovered his daughter was sexually abused, he launched a crusade to pass some of the strictest sex offender laws in the country. Today, 800,000 people are listed in the sex offender registry, yet the cycles of abuse continue. David Feige's enlightening documentary argues for a new understanding of how we think about and legislate sexual abuse. |Read More
Documentary, NY Director(s)
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WATSON

  • Release Year: 2019
  • Runtime: 99 minutes
  • Directed By: Lesley Chilcott
  • Country: USA, Costa Rica, Tonga
Co-founder of Greenpeace and founder of Sea Shepherd, Captain Paul Watson has spent 40 years fighting to end the destruction of the ocean’s wildlife and its habitat. Part pirate, part philosopher, Watson’s methods stop at nothing to protect what lies beneath. |Read More
Documentary, Environmental
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WHEN GOD SLEEPS

  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 88 minutes
  • Directed By: Till Schauder
  • Country: USA, Germany
“My songs didn’t make me famous. The fatwa did.” And so we embark on the journey of rapper Shahin Najafi, whose bold style and transgressive lyrics put him in the crosshairs of religious clerics in his native Iran. When God Sleeps tells the story of this tireless artist-activist against the backdrop of the 2015 Paris terrorist attacks and the European right-wing backlash against Middle Eastern refugees. |Read More
Documentary, Music, TFF Alumni
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YELLOW IS FORBIDDEN

  • Release Year: 2018
  • Runtime: 94 minutes
  • Directed By: Pietra Brettkelly
  • Country: New Zealand
Celebrated Chinese couturier Guo Pei is perhaps best known for designing the brilliant gold gown Rihanna wore to the Met Ball in 2015. But Guo’s quest to be recognized by the gatekeepers of Paris haute couture goes beyond the red carpet and taps into global power dynamics and the perpetual tension between art and commerce. |Read More
New York, Drama, Female Director(s), Female Screenwriter(s)

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