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The Act of Killing

The Act of Killing

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See Indonesian death-squad leaders dramatize their brutal deeds — as themselves and their victims.

120 min.

Koch

Koch

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View a portrait of blunt, funny, combative and egocentric three-term New York City mayor, Ed Koch.

90 min.

The Genius of Marian

The Genius of Marian

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Follow an emotionally complex story of one family’s struggle to come to terms with Alzheimer’s.

90 min.

After Tiller

After Tiller

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A look at former colleagues of Dr. George Tiller, the late-term abortion provider murdered in 2009 Wichita, who also perform third-term abortions.

90 min.

A World Not Ours

A World Not Ours

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Life at a Palestinian refugee camp in southern Lebanon.

90 min.

Big Men

Big Men

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Get an unprecedented inside look at the global deal-making and dark underside of energy development.

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11/30/14 1:00 PM
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12/1/14 7:00 PM
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Tuesday
12/2/14 12:00 AM
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Tuesday
12/2/14 8:00 AM
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Filmmaker Robin Hessman explains how she came to live in Russia for most of the 1990s and how her time there led her to make "My Perestroika." She describes searching for her subjects and her desire to tell a personal story of the Soviet Union rather than one that could be found in a history textbook.

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