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The Dark Side of Chocolate

by February 14, 2020 0 comments

This film exposes the widespread use of child slaves in the cocoa industry. The film was produced by Danish journalist Miki Mistrati who investigated the use of child labor and trafficked children in chocolate production. While this is a difficult

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Best of the Fest (Social Justice Film Festival) Sunday Night

by February 16, 2020 0 comments

Sunday 6:30 Film Block. Free/Donations accepted Unburied. A truly moving and poignant account of the heart-wrenching effect that hostile migration policies can have on real people. (Sally Fenaux Barleycorn, 6min, Spain) Shadow Life: Shining Through Colorism & Depression Told through

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Best of the Fest (Social Justice Film Festival) Tuesday

by February 18, 2020 0 comments

True Justice: Bryan Stevenson’s Fight for Equality examines the personal journey of Bryan Stevenson, a public defender in Alabama and director of the Equal Justice Initiative, who is working to bring justice to the incarcerated, wrongfully convicted and disadvantaged. This

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The Great American Lie

by April 28, 2020 0 comments

This film aims to expose social and economic immobility, viewed through the lens of our gendered values. “The Great American Lie,” from Emmy Award-winning filmmaker and First Partner of California Jennifer Siebel Newsom,  premiered at the San Francisco International Film

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