Hindi, English / 2017 / 75 min. / Rahul Jain
Through memorable imagery and interviews, this documentary portrays the grueling daily life of workers in a textile factory in Gujarat, India, in an exploration of the end of the global supply chain and its cost on those who fuel it.
Italian / 1954 / 115 min. / Federico Fellini
In Fellini’s symbol-rich tale of love and cruelty that moved Italy beyond Neorealism, a young woman is sold by her impoverished mother to the brutal strongman in a traveling circus, and lives as his partner until she finds a kindred spirit in a carefree circus fool.
Arabic, French / 2007 / 95 min. / Nadine Labaki
This delightful romantic comedy centers around the daily lives of five women who regularly meet together in a beauty salon in Beirut as they explore questions about love, duty, and happiness.
English / 1977 / 50 min. / Phillip Noyce
Roots, an epic saga of the American experience loosely following author Alex Haley’s family history from enslavement in colonial Africa down to emancipation, was the most watched TV series ever when it first premiered in 1977 and is an important representation of the history of race in America.