"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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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.

  • 2017-04-24T02:00:00-07:00
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  • 2017-04-27T15:00:00-07:00
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  • 2017-04-29T19:00:00-07:00
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Town of Runners

Town of Runners

"Town of Runners" follows three children from Bekoji, Ethiopia who are keen to follow in their heroes' footsteps, as they move from school track to national competition and from childhood to adulthood. Set against the background of the seasonal rhythms of this farming region, and the impact of increased urbanization and globalization on agriculture the film shows rural young Africans striving to make their own future.

  • 2017-04-30T10:00:00-07:00
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  • 2017-04-30T13:00:00-07:00
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  • 2017-05-01T02:00:00-07:00
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  • 2017-05-04T15:00:00-07:00
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  • 2017-05-06T01:00:00-07:00
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  • 2017-05-06T19:00:00-07:00
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74 Square Meters

74 Square Meters

Iselsa, Kathy, tribal leader Ivan, and 150 other marginalized families from Valparaiso, Chile are chosen to participate in a social experiment that moves them into a middle-class neighborhood. But their new neighbors consider them delinquents who would endanger the neighborhood. Filmed over four years, "74 Square Meters" ("74m2") explores what happens when two worlds collide, and looks at the struggles of attaining one's dreams.

  • 2017-05-07T10:00:00-07:00
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  • 2017-05-07T13:00:00-07:00
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  • 2017-05-13T16:00:00-07:00
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  • 2017-05-14T03:00:00-07:00
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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.

  • 2017-05-19T04:00:00-07:00
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  • 2017-05-20T11:00:00-07:00
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  • 2017-05-23T16:00:00-07:00
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