July 7, 2015

Upcoming Films



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GIRLHOOD

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Title: Girlhood
Year: 2014
Country: France
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Marieme, a teenage girl of African descent, lives on the outskirts of Paris. She seems dutiful, self-effacing. Then she meets Lady, the leader of a girl gang, and her life changes. Marieme’s liberation is real, but in this world she’s still subject to male authority. The film reveals the general … [Read more...]

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TIMBUKTU

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Title: Timbuktu
Year: 2014
Country: France/Mauritania
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A quietly furious exploration of life under Islamist rule, this film explores day to day existence in the desert city of Timbuktu, Mali. The members of the militia who exert their control are shown to be bullying, sadistic hypocrites, indifferent to local customs and language. But the beauty in this … [Read more...]

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THE HUNTING GROUND, presented by Nyack Library & Rivertown Film

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Title: The Hunting Ground
Year: 2015
Country: USA
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From the team behind THE INVISIBLE WAR comes a startling exposé of sexual assaults on U.S. campuses, institutional cover-ups and the brutal social toll on victims and their families. Weaving together verité footage and first-person testimonies, the film follows survivors as they pursue their … [Read more...]

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