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Community Collaborations

Community Collaborations is an ongoing series of engaging cinematic events in partnership with nonprofits, advocacy groups, passionate individuals, and community organizations to generate conversation and action inspired by film.

Upcoming Screenings

STRANGER AT THE GATE

2022 / USA / Joshua Seftel

Sun, Mar 243:30pm

A U.S. Marine plots a terrorist attack on a small-town American mosque, but his plan takes an unexpected turn when he comes face-to-face with the people he is about to kill.

I, TOO

2022 / USA / Tom Glynn

Mon, Mar 257:00pm

To some, the January 6th insurrection on the Capitol was an unexpected and shocking attack on democracy. To others, it was a noble attempt to rescue a nation on the brink of collapse. For Carol Anderson, the insurrection was a predictable coda to more than two centuries of American mythology.

TOMBOY

2011 / France / Céline Sciamma

Sun, Mar 314:00pm

This moving exploration of childhood gender nonconformity follows 10-year-old Laure, who moves to the suburbs and decides to pass as a boy named Mikael.

ISRAELISM

2023 / USA / Erin Axelman +

Wed, Apr 107:00pm

When two young American Jews raised to unconditionally love Israel witness the way Israel treats Palestinians, their lives take sharp left turns. Their stories reveal a deepening generational divide over modern Jewish identity.

Previous Screenings

LOTUS SPORTS CLUB

2022 / The Netherlands + / Vanna Hem +

An inspiring coming-of-age story that centres around Leak, a teenage trans man who plays football in the under-21s women’s team of Kampong Chhnang, and Pa Vann, the coach and father figure to the team.

BLACKWATERS + INWARD

2023 / USA / Chad Brown

In these two shorts, Chad Brown explores the presence of Black men in the outdoors.

SANSÓN AND ME

2022 / Mexico + / Rodrigo Reyes

A young immigrant’s path from coastal Mexico to a life sentence for murder in California.

ART & KRIMES BY KRIMES

2021 / USA / Alysa Nahmias

Follows Philadelphia artist Jesse Krimes, who created spectacular works while incarcerated and continues to use his work to inspire and challenge.

ERIN BROCKOVICH

2000 / USA / Steven Soderbergh

Erin Brockovich, a feisty young single mother convinces attorney Ed Masry to hire her and promptly stumbles upon a monumental case against a giant corporation. Their fight brings a small town to its feet and a huge company to its knees.