Revolutionary Optimists

"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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Heather Booth: Changing The World

Heather Booth: Changing The World

A film by critically acclaimed filmmaker Lilly Rivlin traces the ongoing legacy of activist and community organizer Heather Booth. In telling the story of Heather’s life and work, the film presents an overview of 50 years of the progressive movement, as well as a manual on how to become an organizer.

  • 2019-01-22T19:00:00-08:00
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Fierce Green Fire

Fierce Green Fire

An exploration of the environmental movement - grassroots and global activism spanning fifty years from conservation to climate change. Meryl Streep, Robert Redford, Ashley Judd.

  • 2019-01-28T18:30:00-08:00
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  • 2019-02-19T19:00:00-08:00
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City Dark

City Dark

"The City Dark" is a feature documentary about the loss of night. After moving to New York City from rural Maine, filmmaker Ian Cheney asks a simple question: Do we need the stars? This question takes him from Brooklyn to Mauna Kea, Paris, and beyond.

  • 2019-02-08T11:30:00-08:00
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  • 2019-02-08T14:30:00-08:00
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  • 2019-02-09T16:30:00-08:00
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  • 2019-02-09T23:30:00-08:00
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  • 2019-02-12T02:30:00-08:00
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Tapped

Tapped

"Tapped" looks into the bottled water industry and its long-term effects socially, economically and ecologically. The filmmakers focused on industry giants such as PepsiCo and Nestlé Waters, visiting a town containing a Nestlé factory as well as running tests on the bottles the company uses for its products.

  • 2019-02-10T01:00:00-08:00
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  • 2019-02-10T15:00:00-08:00
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  • 2019-02-12T04:00:00-08:00
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  • 2019-02-16T19:30:00-08:00
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