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November 7-9, 2014

Library Films

83 minutes
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A Walk To Beautiful tells the stories of five Ethiopian women who suffer from devastating chidbirth injuries and make the journey to reclaim their lost dignity.   Rejected by their husbands and ostracized by their...
40 minutes
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This film is the new short documentary by Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Alice Elliot (Collector of Bedford Street, screened at the RMWFF in 2002). This true story provides an intimate portrait of two women with disabilities...
15 minutes
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This delightful animated film follows a poet whose creative well has run dry, on a holiday to Norway to meet a famous writer. As his quest for inspiration unfolds, it appears that a spell of bad weather, an angry dog, slippery...
85 minutes
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A clash of civilizations: suicide bombers and kidnappers on one side spewing hateful, nihilistic rhetoric, and one of the world's most powerful armies on the other, reining down its massive force to subdue the local population...
38 minutes
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After spending a lifetime fighting for justice for other people, Lieutenant Laurel Hester, a veteran New Jersey detective, launches a final battle for justice. After receiving a terminal diagnosis, all Laurel wants to do is leave...
86 minutes
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After 65 years of silence, Paul and Sally Taylor decide to undergo cochlear implant surgery and explore a totally unfamiliar world--the realm of sound. In this deeply personal memoir, filmmaker Irene Taylor Brodsky documents her...
84 minutes
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This film tells the poignant story of four siblings whose father was sentenced to die for the murder of their mother in 1990 and Meg Eggleston, who became their father's friend and spiritual advisor through letters to him in...
90 minutes
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When does a man become his own tragedy? Inspired by Euripides, Academy Award-winning filmmaker Jessica Yu (Breathing Lessons) boldly addresses the essence of storytelling by creating a documentary about drama itself. Focusing on...
53 minutes
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This documentary is an engaging portrait that sparkles with the courage, wit and humanity of Sister Jane Kelly, who combines her deep spiritual faith with her equally powerful commitment towards resistance and change. Academy...
48 minutes
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Strong Coffee tells the story of Café Femenino - the first and only coffee beans grown entirely by women farmers. Café Femenino is an initiative of some of the poorest women in Peru. It involves them growing their own coffee,...
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