Social Justice

Finding Babel

About the Film 

Readings by actor Liev Schreiber, and stylized illustrations combining archival imagery and impressionistic animation, augment this account of a grandson’s search for the legacy of the greatest prose writer of Russian Jewry. Babel’s subversive works confronted a turbulent history that echoes through to the dark political climate of today’s Russia.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
88 minutes

The Freedom to Marry

About the Film 

A reminder of the ongoing crusade against discrimination, this exhilarating and inspiring film reveals the inner workings and key players of the LGBT marriage equality movement and the historic Obergefell v. Hodges case.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
86 minutes

Mother with a Gun

About the Film 

The violent history of the Jewish Defense League, ever controversial for espousing aggression against threats of anti-Semitism, is told through the eyes of its current leader, in this unsettling exposé into political extremism and vigilante justice.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
81 minutes

Olympic Pride, American Prejudice

About the Film 

Boycotting versus competing in Hitler’s Olympics, is the basis for this examination of the complex racial politics of the 1936 Summer Games, as experienced by the trailblazing but largely forgotten athletes most impacted.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
82 minutes