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Your search by 'Human Rights' identified 9 films

  • 3 Hours

    3 Hours

    United Kingdom , 2010 , 14 min. Inspired by true events in Baghdad, this award-winning short follows a young boy on what turns out to be an tragically eventful day.... more
  • A Bitter Taste of Freedom

    A Bitter Taste of Freedom

    Russia , 2011 , 86 min. Russian documentarian Marina Goldkovskaya pays homage to her old friend Anya Politkovskaya, the crusading Moscow journalist who told the truth about her country's dirty war in Chechnya—and paid the price for it in 2006, when she was shot to death at her apartment door.... more
  • Flor de Muertos

    Flor de Muertos

    USA , 2010 , 86 min. Flor de Muertos examines the realities of living on two borders at once—one between life and death, the other between Tucson and Nogales. This unconventional documentary combines social commentary with a Day of the Dead concert film featuring the moody indie outfit Calexico.... more
  • Mother Country

    Mother Country

    USA , 2010 , 88 min. What begins as Boyz n the Hood for the 21st century soon transforms into a retelling of On the Road, with urban youth standing in for the Beat Generation. When Dwight accidentally kills a young girl in a failed drive-by shooting, he flees the scene, and his past... more
  • Protect The Nation

    Protect The Nation

    Germany , 2010 , 16 min. Against the backdrop of xenophobic attacks in his neighborhood, a young boy wrestles with the distinction between right and wrong.... more
  • The Pruitt-Igoe Myth: An Urban History

    The Pruitt-Igoe Myth: An Urban History

    USA , 2010 , 83 min. Friday, Sept. 21 @ 4:30pm When it was built in the 1950s, the Pruitt-Igoe housing project in St. Louis was a model example of affordable urban housing, providing an alternative to the slums and a home for low-income families in exodus from rural blight. But by 1972, the area had declined and... more
  • Santiago from the Other Side

    Santiago from the Other Side

    Mexico , 2011 , 11 min. Sometimes life has a surprise in store—sometimes two! Lucia is pregnant and wants to find the right moment to tell her longtime boyfriend Santiago. A party seems the ideal moment... more
  • Vending For Change

    Vending For Change

    USA , 2011 , 13 min. In Denver, there are sign-flying homeless people on most street corners downtown. Weaving through them is a different group of homeless people who stand proud with newspapers and ask, “Dollar donation for the... more
  • You Have the Right to an Attorney

    You Have the Right to an Attorney

    USA , 2011 , 13 min. A candid look at the daily grind for two young public defenders in the South Bronx.... more
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