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Summary: Bill Nye is a man on a mission, to stop the spread of anti-scientific thinking across the world. With intimate and exclusive access, as well as plenty of wonder and whimsy, this behind the scenes portrait of Nye follows him as he takes off his Science Guy lab coat and takes on those who deny climate change, evolution, and a science-based world view.

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS 2018

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Summary: It is set in Switzerland in 1971 where, despite the worldwide social upheavals of the previous decade, women, were still denied the right to vote. When unassuming and dutiful housewife Nora is forbidden by her husband to take a part-time job, her frustration leads to her becoming the poster child of her town's suffragette movement. Her newfound celebrity brings humiliation, threats, and the...

Publisher / Publication Date: Zeitgeist Films 2018

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Summary: Set inside a single room in Folsom Prison, it follows three men from outside as they participate in a four-day group therapy retreat with level-four convicts. Over the four days, each man in the room takes his turn at delving deep into his past. The raw and revealing process that the incarcerated men undertake exceeds the expectations of the free men, ripping them out of their comfort zones and...

Publisher / Publication Date: Passion River Films 2018

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Summary: It is the moving portrait of the Rainey family living in North Philadelphia. Beginning at the dawn of the Obama presidency, Christopher "Quest" Rainey, and his wife, Christine'a "Ma Quest" raise a family while nurturing a community of hip-hop artists in their home music studio. It's a safe space where all are welcome, but this creative sanctuary can't always shield them from the strife that...

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2018

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Summary: Now, Serpico tells his story in his own words: from his Italian-American roots in Brooklyn to his disillusionment with the NYPD to his riveting account of a dramatic drug bust, and possible set-up that ended with him being shot in the face.

Publisher / Publication Date: IFC Films 2018

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Summary: When an illness brings comedian Emily Martin back to her college town of Austin, Texas, she must endure an awkward weekend with her ex-boyfriend and his new girlfriend.

Publisher / Publication Date: [publisher not identified] 2018

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Summary: Dome Karukoski's stirring biopic Tom of Finland follows his life from thetrenches of WWII and repressive Finnish society of the 1950s through his struggle to get his work published in California, where he and his art were finally embraced amid the sexual revolution of the 1970s. Tom's story is one of love, courage and perseverance, mirroring the gay liberation movement for which his...

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino Lorber 2018

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Summary: "After her husband's death, Hana lives on alone in the family villa. Her two sons visit her with their families, but these visits frequently end in quarrels. When Hana meets Brona, a hardy fellow, inured to winter swimming, a new world opens before her. Brona's team-mates absorb her into their team and Hana gradually learns to overcome her fear of icy water. Her relation with Brona grows into...

Publisher / Publication Date: FilmRise 2017

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Summary: Two Korean-American brothers discover an unlikely friendship with an African-American girl in the midst of the 1992 Los Angeles race riots.

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Enter 2017

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Summary: An urgent documentary explores the militarization of local police departments, in their tactics, training, and acquisition of equipment, since 9/11. With unprecedented access to police conventions, equipment expos, and officers themselves, filmmaker Craig Atkinson, the son of a SWAT team member, crafts an eye-popping nonpartisan look at the changing face of law enforcement in America.

Publisher / Publication Date: Vanish Films 2017

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Summary: A documentary that follows the efforts of "Raqqa Is Being Slaughtered Silently," a handful of anonymous activists who banded together after their homeland was taken over by ISIS in 2014. With deeply personal access, this is the story of a brave group of citizen journalists as they face the realities of life undercover, on the run, and in exile, risking their lives to stand up against one of the...

Publisher / Publication Date: Broad Green Pictures 2017

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Summary: Follows the life of Polish artist Wladyslaw Strzeminski.

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Summary: On the ninth of April 1940, the German war machine arrive in the city of Oslo. The Norwegian King faces a choice that will change his country forever.

Publisher / Publication Date: Samuel Goldwyn Films 2017

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Summary: Brigsby Bear Adventures is a children's TV show that James has carried with him into adulthood. When the show abruptly ends, James's life changes forever, and he sets out to finish the story himself.

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Summary: Gilbert Gottfried rose to fame in the 1980s thanks to his brash stand-up act and personality. Now, after decades of flying solo in both his work and in his personal life, Gilbert has shockingly reinvented himself as a family man.

Publisher / Publication Date: Gravitas Ventures 2017

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Summary: "This revelatory documentary brings to light the profound and overlooked influence of Indigenous people on popular music in North America. Focusing on music icons like Link Wray, Jimi Hendrix, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Taboo (The Black Eyed Peas), Charley Patton, Mildred Bailey, Jesse Ed Davis, Robbie Robertson, and Randy Castillo, RUMBLE: The Indians Who Rocked the World shows how these pioneering...

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino Lorber Edu 2017

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Summary: A stirring look at three women striving to forge their own paths amidst the wide-open plains of the American Northwest: a lawyer who finds herself contending with both office sexism and a hostage situation; a wife and mother whose determination to build her dream home puts her at odds with the men in her life; and a young law student who forms an ambiguous bond with a lonely ranch hand. A...

Publisher / Publication Date: The Criterion Collection 2017

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Summary: It is based on the inspiring true story of Mary Thompson Fisher, a woman who traversed cultural barriers to become one of the greatest Native American performers of all time. Born in Indian Territory, and raised on the songs and stories of her Chickasaw culture, Te Ata's journey to find her true calling led her through isolation, discovery, love and a stage career that culminated in...

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Summary: The remarkable story of Elian Gonzalez, a five year old Cuban boy plucked from the Florida Straits, and how the fight for his future changed the course of US Cuban relations.

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Summary: An inspector hunts down Nobel Prize-winning Chilean poet, Pablo Neruda, who becomes a fugitive in his home country in the late 1940s for joining the Communist Party.

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Summary: Commitment-phobic Morgan and her ex-girlfriend Jean are locally-famous true crime podcasters obsessed with female serial killers. There’s a chance they may still have feelings for each other, but co-dependence takes a back seat when Morgan meets the mysterious Simone during her Food Coop shift. Blinded by infatuation, Morgan quickly signs up for the relationship, ignoring warnings from friends...

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Summary: Acclaimed director Steve James tells the saga of the Chinese immigrant Sung family, owners of Abacus Federal Savings of Chinatown, New York. Accused of mortgage fraud by Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., Abacus becomes the only bank prosecuted after the 2008 financial crisis. The indictment and subsequent trial forces the Sung family to defend themselves, and their bank's legacy...

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Summary: Four children (the Swallows) on holiday in the Lake District sail on their own to an island and start a war with rival children (the Amazons). In the meantime, a mysterious man on a houseboat accuses them of a crime they did not commit.

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Summary: A successful singer-songwriter hatches a plan to help his friend's struggling comedy career and broken love life by hiring him as his opening act on his solo tour.

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF FOL