It’s The Beasties versus The Blesseds in an epic battle to decide once and for all who was right, Charles Darwin or Jesus Christ—set to music. This special SF360 Film+Club event includes videos, performances and surprises.
This intense drama about the life of a child soldier in Sierra Leone’s civil war takes us from his abduction to his eventual rescue and rehabilitation. Winner of the Grand Prize at Fespaco, Africa's leading film festival.
This unforgettably stirring musical journey, one of Saura’s most inspired and satisfying efforts, explores Portugal’s famed fado song genre. Replete with performances by superlative practitioners like Mariza, it also traces fado’s influence to Cesaria Evora, Caetano Veloso and others.
A deeply personal documentary reflecting on the rich history of New Orleans’ vibrant African American neighborhood of Faubourg Tremé. Featuring an original jazz score and interviews with prominent writers and artists. With short Tellin It Like It Is: The Work of Elouise Westbrook (11 min).
Simone de Beauvoir and Riot Grrrls alike would appreciate this sextet of narrative and documentary shorts featuring remarkable women who skewer stereotypical notions of the “gentler” sex.
The resource whose scarcity most threatens our future isn’t oil—it’s water. This crucial documentary shows how access to a life-giving resource is inextricably, disastrously linked to the flow of capital, while profiling the activists who are swimming against the tide.
This quirky, sensitive portrait of two young brothers and their world is among the best Malaysian indies of 2007. Although a film about sons, it’s the father (played by leading filmmaker James Lee) who faces the fear of growing up.
Best-selling author Norma Khouri is exposed as a fraud, but where is the line between truth and fiction? Is her campaign against honor killing sincere? This thrilling investigation reveals her deepening layers of politics, profit, scandal and spin.
Disguised as a boy, Camille (Sylvie Testud) searches WWI’s front line for her soldier husband, soon joining a ragtag, wayward regiment with secrets of its own in this startlingly original music-inflected charmer.