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ALL THAT BREATHES
Amid escalating social conflict, two brothers operate a bird hospital to treat black kites injured in the polluted and dangerous skies of New Delhi in this award winning documentary.
BEFORE I CHANGE MY MIND
This tender and often hilarious coming-of-age story dripping with vibrant 1980s nostalgia follows a gender nonconforming student inexplicably drawn to their new school’s biggest bully.
Following three ordinary citizens taking action to protect their civil liberties, this doc examines America’s complex history regarding boycotts and the trend to censure nonviolent protest.
AN EVENING WITH DREAM VIDEO DIVISION
PFF is excited to welcome radical new media collective Dream Video Division — or DVD if you’re short on time — for a screening of some of their latest hilarious and visually stunning film remixes. (They make movies go weird.)
EVERY DAY IN KAIMUKĪ
All Naz wants to do is leave his small Hawaiian hometown for the Big Apple. But when opportunity arises, the avid skater faces uncertainty in this Sundance debut about identity and purpose.
Documentarian Christine Choy revisits an abandoned film she began in 1989, following three exiled dissidents and survivors of the Tiananmen Square massacre.
This explosive documentary tracks a years-long investigation into a shadowy international scramble for food and water supplies, a covert land grab with dire consequences.
The Rev. Al Sharpton is the subject of this engrossing documentary, which explores the role of his larger-than-life, sometimes-divisive media persona in his decades of social justice activism.
This beguiling, sumptuous adaptation of Virginia Woolf’s classic novel tells the story of a man who remains young and beautiful for centuries, even as his gender mysteriously shifts.
Shot in enthralling long takes, this stunning debut sees a former smuggler reunited with his family at their home near the Ukrainian border only to be pulled into one last job for survival.
The latest film from last year’s PFF Documentary Feature winner Matthew Heineman provides a haunting firsthand account of the chaos after America’s departure from Afghanistan and a sobering look at the people left behind.
SHOUTING DOWN MIDNIGHT
This timely doc follows Texas State Senator Wendy Davis’s filibuster in 2013, when she stood for 13 hours to fight an antiabortion law threatening women’s access to lifesaving healthcare.
THE SMELL OF MONEY
Elsie Herring, a resident of rural North Carolina, fights against one of the world’s largest pork corporations after years of suffering from deplorable living conditions because of a neighboring hog farm.
Senegalese filmmaker Moussa Sène Absa boldly inflects contemporary melodrama with traditional storytelling modes in this potent, music-filled tale of one woman’s tragedy and transcendence.