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February 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Nadine Labaki tells the heart-warming tale of a group of women’s determination to protect their isolated, mine-encircled community from the pervasive and divisive outside forces that threaten to destroy it from within.
March 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
*TPF is closed from March 10- April 20* Opening out the real and the human against the abstract and the brutal, the film seeks to confront advocates of amnesia in Kashmir as well as in other conflict zones.
March 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
*TPF is closed from March 10 - April 20* Set in 1881, just before the start of British colonial rule, this film directed by Shadi Abdel Salam tells the true story of an Egyptian family that has been robbing tombs for three thousand years.
April 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
*TPF is closed from March 10 - April 20* BODY GAMES presents a sensual tapestry of combat games from both sides of the Atlantic. It tells a story driven by Mestre Cobra Mansa´s need to understand the ancestry of his art form, Capoeira, as part of a wider concern with his Afro-Brazilian heritage.
May 9 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Each history-drenched street corner on this tour conjures the ghosts of the poor and dispossessed who built the world in which we live. Join for the video launch of the film, followed by a panel discussion.
May 21 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
On May 1st, 1990, homeless people led a simultaneous takeover of empty government (HUD) houses in cities across the United States. Skylight Pictures followed the takeovers with 12 crews in the eight cities, documenting the secret planning, the illegal occupations, and the hopeful aftermath of this bold endeavor.
July 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
During this historic moment of both crisis and opportunity, the film version of the musical, The Moment Was Now, captures the striking parallels between the era of Reconstruction portrayed in the film and our current movements for justice.
July 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
"Out of Sight" features 18-year-old Farzan Sheikh, who was struck in the face, on two separate occasions, by lead pellets fired by Indian occupying forces in Srinagar, Kashmir.
September 21 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
We are joining many theaters around the world to screen the premiere of WE ARE MANY. The event will include musical performances, the film, followed by a discussion and Q&A with filmmaker Amir Amirani and more. Ticket sales will support The People's Forum!