Bitter Seeds is the final film in Micha X. Peled’s Globalization Trilogy, following Store Wars: When Wal-Mart Comes to Town and China Blue. The films won 18 international awards, aired on over 30 television channels and screened in more than 100 film festivals.
Wed, 04/24/2013 - 7:00pm
VISA DREAM tells the touching story of one family's experience gaining entry into the United States, shedding light on the hardships many immigrant families endure. Ramon and Aurora Chavez, an elderly couple living in Jalisco, Mexico, long to reunite with their children who live 2,500 miles away in Los Angeles. In order to visit, they must secure a tourist visa, an expensive and difficult proposition.
Sun, 04/21/2013 - 6:30pm
Memory, art and hell collide as an Auschwitz survivor finally confronts the horrors of his past after 50 years of silence. Marian Kolodziej was on one of the first transports to enter Auschwitz. He survived five years imprisonment and never spoke of his experience until after a serious stroke in 1993.
Mon, 04/15/2013 - 6:00pm
Adapted from Holocaust survivor Fred Sondermann’s memoirs, RETURN explores the emotions and the conclusions of an American Jew returning to his German homeland after 30 years. In addition to the late Sondermann's compelling first-person narrative, RETURN also features contemporary interviews with his son, his widow and his childhood friend, archival images and documents and period news footage.
Fri, 04/12/2013 - 6:00pm
Examines the historical, cultural, and spiritual aspects of lacrosse. From the ancient Maya to the world famous Iroquois Nationals team, this program explores the cultural diffusion and transmutation of a uniquely indigenous sport that, like Native people themselves, adapted and endured within the dominant culture.