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Social Justice Film Festival Film Descriptions
Social Justice Film Festival Film Descriptions
Social Justice Film Festival Film Descriptions
Social Justice Film Festival Film Descriptions
Social Justice Film Festival Film Descriptions
Social Justice Film Festival Film Descriptions
Social Justice Film Festival Film Descriptions
Social Justice Film Festival Film Descriptions
Social Justice Film Festival Film Descriptions
Social Justice Film Festival Film Descriptions
Social Justice Film Festival Film Descriptions
Social Justice Film Festival Film Descriptions
Social Justice Film Festival Film Descriptions
Social Justice Film Festival Film Descriptions
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Social Justice Film Festival Film Descriptions

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Learn more about all of the films that will be shown at FUS on May 20 & 21.

Learn more about all of the films that will be shown at FUS on May 20 & 21.

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  • 1. Social Justice Film Festival<br />First Unitarian Society<br />900 University Bay Dr. <br />Friday May 20 & Saturday May 21<br />Contact Erich Pitcher for more information<br />608.233.9774<br />erichp@fusmadison.org<br />
  • 2. Friday Schedule <br />Two Films at 6 pm<br />S’Mores at 8 pm<br />Feature Film at 8:30 pm <br />
  • 3. Wall-E <br />A 2008 Pixar Film sure to delight children of all ages. In the distant future, a small waste collecting robot  inadvertently embarks on a space journey that will ultimately decide the fate of the whole humankind. <br />Photo credit: <br />FlickrBy aldo_mx<br />
  • 4. The Dark side of chocolate<br />A 2010 documentary reveals shocking evidence that child and forced labor continue in the cocoa fields, nearly a decade after major cocoa industry leaders promised to resolve the problem.  <br />Photocredit: Flickr By J. Paxon Reyes<br />
  • 5. Green Fire<br />A 2011 documentary about Aldo Leopold, highlighting his extraordinary career tracing how he shaped and influenced the modern environmental movement.  <br />Photocredit: http://www.greenfiremovie.com/<br />
  • 6. Saturday Schedule <br />Noon Hour: 16:49 and Panel Discussion<br />
  • 7. Pressure Cooker<br />A 2008 documentary shows the transformational power of food for Philadelphia youth. Wilma Stephenson teaches Culinary Arts, boot-camp style, pushes students to do their best work and to succeed.  <br />Photocredit: http://www.imdb.com/media/rm1082560256/tt1185833<br />
  • 8. The Good Soldier<br />A 2009 documentary that follows five U.S. combat veterans through their journeys of enlisting, going into battle, and eventually changing their minds of what it means to be a good solider. <br />Photo credit: The US Army<br />
  • 9. Ferngully<br />A 1992 family friendly animated film. The magical inhabitants of a rainforest called Ferngully, fight to save their home that is threatened by logging and a polluting force of destruction called Hexxus. <br />Photocredit:  RaphaëlFauveau on Flickr<br />
  • 10. Call ME Troy <br />A 2007 documentary about Rev. Troy Perry, the founder of the Metropolitan Community Church, the first church to minister specifically to the LGBT community. Rev. Perry also performed the first same-sex wedding. <br />Photocredit: http://www.lgbtran.org/Profile.aspx?ID=11<br />
  • 11. Green, Green Water<br />A 2006 documentary about power, green power. Green Green Water is a story about power...power from hydroelectric dams...the powert o destroy an ancient culture...the power of money...the power of Indigenous people who refuse to be powerless in their struggle to survive...and the power of activism.<br />Photocredit: http://www.greengreenwater.com/slides.html<br />
  • 12. The Youth and Family Media Project<br />Photocredits:<br />Upper: http://cervisa.com/<br />Lower: http://www.rudecactus.com/2009/04/ohio.html<br />The is two short films from 2010 about gender non-conforming youth. The first is I’m Just Anneke. This short portrays the life of a twelve year old girl who loves ice hockey and is a tomboy. In a struggle for authenticity Anneke fights to be who she is. <br />The second film is The Family Journey. This film shows the charts the emotional and intellectual transformations parents and siblings must make in order to successfully nurture their gender nonconforming family members. <br />
  • 13. For the next seven generations<br />In 2004, thirteen Indigenous Grandmothers from all four corners, moved by their concern for our planet, came together at a historic gathering, where they decided to form an alliance: The International Council of Thirteen Indigenous Grandmothers. This film documents their unparalleled journey and timely perspectives on a timeless wisdom.<br />Photocredit: http://regnans.blogspot.com/2007_10_01_archive.html<br />
  • 14. UP<br />A 2009 film about adventure. By tying thousands of balloon to his home, 78-year-old Carl Fredricksen sets out to fulfill his lifelong dream to see the wilds of South America. Right after lifting off, however, he learns he isn't alone on his journey, since Russell, a wilderness explorer 70 years his junior, has inadvertently become a stowaway on the trip.<br />Photocredit: http://www.fotopedia.com/items/flickr-3705507804<br />

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