"Activism In Progress" tells the stories of activists creating change in their cities across the globe. This unique new slate of documentaries will offer viewers the opportunity to see how immigration, environmental and social activists fight for the rights and lives of their fellow citizens.

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The Graduates / Los Graduados

The Graduates / Los Graduados

Two-part, bilingual documentary explores pressing issues in education today through the eyes of six Latino and Latina adolescents from across the United States, offering first-hand perspectives on the barriers they have to overcome in order to make their dreams come true.

  • 2017-03-29T12:00:00-07:00
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  • 2017-03-29T15:00:00-07:00
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Revolutionary Optimists

Revolutionary Optimists

Amlan Ganguly empowers children to become activists and educators, with powerful results. "The Revolutionary Optimists" follows him as he attempts to replicate his work in the brick fields outside the city, where children live and work in unimaginable conditions. Using street theater, puppetry, and dance as their weapons, the children in Calcutta's slums have cut their neighborhoods' malaria and diarrhea rates in half, and turned former garbage dumps into playing fields.

  • 2017-04-09T10:00:00-07:00
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  • 2017-04-09T13:00:00-07:00
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  • 2017-04-10T02:00:00-07:00
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  • 2017-04-11T21:00:00-07:00
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  • 2017-04-11T21:00:00-07:00
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  • 2017-04-13T17:00:00-07:00
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  • 2017-04-14T04:00:00-07:00
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  • 2017-04-16T02:00:00-07:00
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Waiting Room

Waiting Room

Highland Hospital, a vital part of the city of Oakland, California and the surrounding county, is stretched to the breaking point. It is the primary care facility for 250,000 patients of nearly every nationality, race, and religion, with 250 patients crowding its emergency room every day.

  • 2017-04-23T10:00:00-07:00
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  • 2017-04-23T13:00:00-07:00
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  • 2017-04-24T02:00:00-07:00
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  • 2017-04-27T15:00:00-07:00
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