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The F Word: A Foster to Adopt Story (Season 2)

The story of queer couple Nicole and Kristan’s journey into parenthood as they seek to adopt a child from foster care in Oakland. They introduce us to many voices in the foster care world including birth families, foster youth, and adoptees, learning from them as they wrestle with the systemic racism and classism they discover along the way. -JM
Sun, Jun 2, 2019 4:46 PM
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Factory of Lies

The Mueller report confirmed Russia launched an information war aimed at disrupting our last election. Hundreds of young Russians are producing fake news and videos in an effort to sow division and distrust in the US and across the EU. Meet the brave Russian journalists who are fighting back. -JM
Fri, Jun 7, 2019 4:46 PM
Sat, Jun 8, 2019 12:15 PM
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The Fifth Sun

What does it mean to embrace a lifestyle that fits inside a backpack? On a quest to find out the meaning of wanderlust, two filmmakers follow a Finnish traveller on a road trip from Finland to Australia, facing unexpected circumstances that force them to reconsider their role in this journey. -MR
Sun, Jun 9, 2019 9:15 PM
Tue, Jun 11, 2019 9:15 PM
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Framing John Delorean

Don Argott and Sheena Joyce newest film, Framing John Delorean, explores the renegade visionary (or ultimate con man) who revolutionized the automobile industry and whose car nowadays is mainly associated with the film, Back to the Future.  In addition to insights via interviews, Alec Baldwin plays John Delorean in re-enactments of key scenes in his life, adding to a deep portrait of a brilliant innovator whose Midas touch ultimately disappeared. -CM
Sat, Jun 1, 2019 7:01 PM
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Funke

After walking away from his successful LA restaurant, master pasta maker Evan Funke braces for his comeback. Evan struggles to balance the artistic integrity of his handmade pasta, bureaucratic challenges of opening a restaurant, and the mistakes of his past to create the most talked about establishment in LA. -MR
Sat, Jun 8, 2019 9:15 PM
Thu, Jun 13, 2019 9:00 PM
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A Growing Thing

Women in a South African township are empowering themselves to provide financial support for their families and community through a project selling their embroidered goods. Jabulile is part of a small group learning leadership skills and facing the challenges of eventually running the collective to affect change in their community. -MR
Sun, Jun 2, 2019 2:31 PM
Wed, Jun 5, 2019 7:00 PM
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I Am The People: Venezuela Under Populism

Venezuela once had the highest economic growth in the world is now a benchmark of collapse and misery. A wake-up call for all democracies, this film sets out to expose the mechanisms of authoritarian power and populism used to seize institutions, polarize society, and silence the media. -JM
Fri, May 31, 2019 4:46 PM
Sun, Jun 2, 2019 9:15 PM
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I Want My MTV

Closing Night Film: A touchstone in the lives of millions of young people, as well as a home for musicians and filmmakers to display their offbeat sense of artistic vision, upstart music network MTV burst onto televisions in 1981. Its scrappy young hosts, fly-by-the-seat-of-its-pants production, and music mini-movies were like nothing Americans had ever seen before. A nostalgic and thrilling ride, I Want My MTV takes us back to the beginning where a seed of an idea quickly flourished into a beloved but often controversial cultural juggernaut. -CM
Thu, Jun 13, 2019 7:01 PM
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In Bright Axiom

Imagine you’re handed an invitation with only an address and an access code. Would you enter? Through dark halls and mazes, you’ll find The Latitude Society, a group of curious, creative minds brought together to create transformative experiences and expand their ability to trust the unknown. -MR
Fri, Jun 7, 2019 7:01 PM
Tue, Jun 11, 2019 9:15 PM
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JR 'Bob' Dobbs and the Church of the Subgenius

What started out as an inside joke amongst two self proclaimed weirdos soon becomes much more than they bargained for.  Frustrated by the rising consumer-driven culture, out of work pals Douglass St. Clair Smith and Steve Wilcox decide to turn their conservative Southern ideology on its head and invent a new religion all their own. Spurred on by the overreach of religion and zealous televangelists of the day, the pair concoct religious monikers, a newly minted prophet and devise a crusade to expose the conspiracy of normalcy by using humor as the ultimate weapon. -CM
Thu, May 30, 2019 7:01 PM
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The Land of High Mountains

Saint Damien Pediatric Hospital, Haiti’s only pediatric hospital, serves as an anchor for the community, providing not only health care, but farming, food, and educational resources. This is a story of hope and resilience, uniting Haitians and foreign missionaries in the fight to surmount every conceivable obstacle and provide for this vulnerable community. -MR
Sun, Jun 9, 2019 12:15 PM
Tue, Jun 11, 2019 7:00 PM
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Motherload

What can we find when we start questioning the systems and structures of our world? Long time cyclist and new mother, director Liz Canning, sought to recapture the freedom and connection to nature she experienced on a bike. She discovers a global community of cargo bike riders redefining ecological transportation infrastructure. -MR
Sun, Jun 9, 2019 4:45 PM
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Murder in the Front Row: The Bay Area Thrash Metal Story

In the early 1980’s, a small group of dedicated Bay Area headbangers shunned Hollywood hairspray metal bands in favor of a more dangerous brand of music that became known as thrash. Director Adam Dubin reveals how the SF Bay Area scene nurtured the music and the music spawned a movement. -JR
Fri, May 31, 2019 9:16 PM
Tue, Jun 4, 2019 9:01 PM
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Our Bodies Our Doctors

Across the country, even in liberal, pro-choice states, women’s reproductive rights are under attack. Our Bodies Our Doctors tells the story of the courageous physicians fighting persecution from religious and anti-abortion groups in order to provide reproductive care to women in areas where clinics are few and far between. -MR
Sun, Jun 9, 2019 7:00 PM
Mon, Jun 10, 2019 7:00 PM
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Pariah Dog

A poetic documentary focusing on several eccentric street dog caretakers in Kolkata, India. Shot over three years, the film paints a kaleidoscopic picture of the city as seen through the prism of four outsiders and the dogs they love. -CM
Thu, Jun 6, 2019 9:01 PM
Sun, Jun 9, 2019 2:30 PM
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Pick it Up! Ska in the 90s

Chronicling the rise and fall of the third wave ska music that hit America in the 1990s. Whether underground acts or the bands that hit it big, the sound hasn't gone away. Featuring members of Reel Big Fish, Mighty Mighty Bosstones, No Doubt, Sublime, Less Than Jake, Fishbone, The Specials and SF bands Lets Go Bowling and Dance Hall Crashers. -JR
Sun, Jun 9, 2019 7:01 PM
Wed, Jun 12, 2019 9:00 PM
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The Pollinators

Our complex food system relies on the work of bees to pollinate our fruits, vegetables, and nuts. The introduction of resilient pesticides in large scale farming is decimating the honey bee population, threatening the diversity of our food supply. Meet farmers, beekeepers, and academics advocating for systematic changes to protect the bee population and our food system. -MR
Sun, Jun 2, 2019 4:45 PM
Wed, Jun 5, 2019 7:01 PM
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Recorder: The Marion Stokes Project

Before our current era of “fake news,” Marion Stokes started amassing an archive to protect and tell the truth.  She recorded an incredible 70,000 VHS tapes capturing wars, triumphs and catastrophes. Recorder delves into the world of a Communist radical and recluse who dedicated her life to a seemingly crazy mission. -CM
Sat, Jun 8, 2019 2:30 PM
Mon, Jun 10, 2019 7:01 PM
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