March 2016: Contained
Hundreds of millions of gallons of radioactive sludge remains from the Cold War, and not one country carries a well-hatched plan for its removal.
April 2016: Best of Enemies
A new doc featuring a series of debates with William F. Buckley, Jr., a leader of the new conservative movement, and Gore Vidal, a leftist novelist and polemicist, as a new era of televised political discourse was born.
May 2016 Trapped
This Sundance award-winning documentary chronicles the fight for American women’s reproductive rights.
June 2016 Zero Days
A fast-moving international thriller involving espionage, classified operations, and sneak attacks on foreign nuclear facilities. The power of the laptop is revealed as a modern-day weapon.
July 2016 Kiki
An exhilarating depiction of New York’s Kiki ball scene and a tender examination of its subjects’ lives outside the ballroom that draws attention to the poverty, discrimination, and homelessness that disproportionately impact queer youth of color.
August 2016 Do Not Resist
Craig Atkinson’s documentary examines the impact of post-9/11 policies that have steered military artillery into American cities and towns, exposing ways that public policy impacts police action.
September 2016 Local Voices
The evening includes excerpts of documentaries by Minnesota filmmakers addressing the topics of police, forgiving the unforgivable, and stories such as the rise of Ilhan Omar’s political career and Winona LaDuke’s environmental activism and defense of the White Earth Reservation.