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August 2019

Midnight Family

August 6, 2019, 7:00 pm8:30 pm
The Cary Theater, 122 E Chatham Street
Cary, NC 27511 United States
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Midnight Family follows one family’s high-speed nights as they earn a living driving their privately owned ambulance in Mexico City, combating rival for-profit EMTs in a city where the government provides 45 public ambulances for a population of 9 million.

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The Raft

August 15, 2019, 7:00 pm8:45 pm
Full Frame Theater, 320 Blackwell Street
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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An infamous 1973 social experiment exploring violence and sex put 11 volunteers to sea on a small boat—for three months. The Raft incorporates pristine archival footage and new footage of the surviving participants, who reunite to analyze how the voyage changed their lives.

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Always in Season

August 21, 2019, 6:30 pm8:00 pm
Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, 2116-D New Bern Ave
Raleigh, NC 27610 United States
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In 2014, teenager Lennon Lacy was found hanging from a swing set in Bladenboro, N.C. The circumstances of his death echo the long horror of lynching in the American South and intersect with the stories of two other communities seeking justice and reconciliation.

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The Proposal

August 29, 2019, 7:00 pm8:30 pm
Full Frame Theater, 320 Blackwell Street
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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In an attempt to resurrect the life and art of celebrated architect Luis Barragán, boundary redefining artist Jill Magid creates a daring proposition that becomes a fascinating artwork in itself—a high-wire act of negotiation that explores how far an artist will go to democratize access to art.

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October 2019

Kifaru

October 24, 2019, 7:00 pm9:00 pm
The Don Gibson Theatre, 318 South Washington Street
Shelby, NC 28150 United States
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In Kenya, a dedicated team of rangers watches over Sudan, the world’s last male northern white rhino. Rampant poaching has decimated his subspecies, yet hope remains thanks to his incredible caregivers who are set on both preventing and recovering loss.

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December 2019

Our Time Machine

December 17, 2019, 6:00 pm8:30 pm
21c Museum Hotel Durham, 111 Corcoran Street
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Our Time Machine (80 minutes) Directed by Yang Sun, S. Leo Chiang December 17, 2019 21c Museum Hotel Durham, Main Gallery (Durham, NC) Film Website Cocktail Reception at 6:00 pm. Opening Remarks at 6:30 pm.   21c Museum Hotel Durham is pleased to present a screening of Our Time Machine, directed by Yang Sun and S. Leo Chiang. Enjoy a cocktail reception at 6pm, followed by opening remarks from Filmmaker S. Leo Chiang and 21c Chief Curator Alice Gray Stites. There will…

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January 2020

The Cave

January 22, 7:30 pm9:15 pm
The Carolina Theatre, 309 W Morgan St
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Amidst air strikes and bombings, a group of female doctors in Ghouta, Syria struggle with systemic sexism while trying to care for the injured using limited resources.

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American Factory

January 28, 7:30 pm9:30 pm
The Carolina Theatre, 309 W Morgan St
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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More than 2,500 people lost their jobs in 2008 when General Motors closed its plant in Dayton, Ohio, but hopes were raised six years later when a Chinese manufacturer bought the facility with plans to employ American and Chinese workers. With stunning access and cinematography, this film documents the new plant’s opening and the profound cultural collisions and connections that follow.

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February 2020

Apollo 11

February 5, 7:30 pm9:15 pm
The Carolina Theatre, 309 W Morgan St
Durham, NC 27701 United States
Free

A look at the Apollo 11 mission to land on the moon led by commander Neil Armstrong and pilots Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins.

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June 2020

A&E IndieFilms Speakeasy: Online Festival Strategy for Documentary Filmmakers Webinar

June 2, 3:00 pm4:00 pm

Virtual Speakeasy: Online Festival Strategy for Documentary Filmmakers TUESDAY, JUNE 2 | 3PM (EST) | REGISTER HERE | FREE WEBINAR As more festivals make the move online, documentary directors are left questioning, what is the right path for their films? Join us for a discussion on emerging strategies for nonfiction filmmakers, where we’ll tackle the most pressing concerns and questions about the changing festival landscape. Moderator:   Deirdre Haj, Full Frame director Panelists:     Josh Braun, co-president of Submarine Entertainment  …

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