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Decide Who Talks to the Tribeca Film Institute! Vote for November’s Project of the Month!

Decide Who Talks to the Tribeca Film Institute! Vote for November's Project of the Month!

It’s time to choose November’s Project of the Month. The project
that receives the most votes for Project of the Month will receive a
consultation from our Project of the Month partner, Tribeca Film

Voting will be open until Friday December 6 at 5 PM Eastern.


“Mudbloods” is a feature documentary that follows the UCLA Quidditch
team on their journey to the 5th Annual Quidditch World Cup. The film is
about the fearless, bold individuals who dedicate their lives to the
sport of Quidditch; the entrepreneurial force behind the International
Quidditch Association; and the cultural phenomenon that has defined a
generation. It’s a sports doc unlike anything you’ve ever seen because
it’s a sport you could’ve never imagined… until now.

“Canary in a Coal Mine”

Canary In A Coal Mine” is the story of one of the
worlds most prevalent, devastating, and misunderstood diseases. It
follows Jennifer as she documents her own story and the stories of
several extraordinary individuals struggling to find their way, fight,
accept and sometimes even thrive in spite of “an illness that has no
end.” At its heart, the film asks: what does this illness signify about
the world we live in and what do we all risk by ignoring the voices of
the sick and the profoundly invisible? What could we all learn by paying
attention to those voices?

Trust, Greed, Bullets & Bourbon

A group of thieves reunite five years after a failed heist to
determine what went wrong and who is to blame as they attempt to recover
the missing loot. Starring: Max Casella (The Sopranos, Blue Jasmine,
Inside Llewyn Davis, Killing Them Softly, Spike Lee’s OldBoy) and 4x
Tony-nominated actor Danny Burstein (Boardwalk Empire). This is the
debut feature from writer/director Scott Kawczynski.

“Pier Kids: The Life”

Pier Kids: The Life examines the legacy of Stonewall and the Gay
Rights Movement it ignited by following the lives of DeSean, Krystal,
and Casper, three gay and transgender youth of color who, after being
pushed out of their home because of their sexuality, have become
homeless on the same street the riots took place more than forty years
ago. Together, these three people weave a surprisingly complex story of
love, family, exploitation, beauty, and hope. But it’s more than the
story of three. It’s the story of thousands.

“Naz + Maalik”

Two first-generation African-American Muslim teens — close friends,
classmates, business partners and something more – have their Friday,
and potentially their entire lives, ruined by surveillance as their
ambiguous and secretive relationship sets off flags among the relentless
bureaucrats still fighting the War on Terror in the far-flung outpost
of Bed-Stuy.

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I had 2 problems with voting, first time found the voting box, voted, submitted my email, but never got a confirmation. 2nd time, was reading this article, clicked the link above the descriptor for canary in a colamine, saw nowhere to vote, saw all the comments saying that they voted, so added my comment. I hope all of the other commentors also found the vote box at the bottom of the page and got their vote registered there. 3rd, after my comment, found the vote box again, and this time it worked.

Paul Jarrett

Canary gets my vote!


Canary in the Coal Mine

Margaret Hastings

Canary in the Coal Mine



trudy craven

Over a million people around the world need the information in this film to be seen.


Canary in a Coal Mine is exactly what it states… is a warning by those who have been ravaged by this illness to those still healthy and not yet affected. It is of extreme importance to bring awareness to myalgic encephalomyelitis. Thank you to all who cast a vote for "Canary in a Coal Mine!"

Seth Rosen

Congratulations to Pier Kids!


MUDBLOODS FOR LIFE. come support a great film!


My vote for 'Canary' has been placed – but no confirmation email has been received. Please ensure that it has been sent. (NOTE: I have checked junk mail folder etc several times) Thank you.


see this film is verry good to see for afrywan.

Audrey Dorfman

This film will validate 1 million chronically ill people who have suffered far too long. Please vote to allow us a chance to finally be heard


Vote for Canary in a Coal Mine


Vote for: Canary in a Coal Mine
Thank you!

caroline salomone

Please confirm my vote. Thank you.



Allied NATO Government is hiding millions of infectious NON HIV AIDS cases (like mine) under the "Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS)" ICD-code.

– Dr. Lorraine Day was on Joyce Riley's military show THE POWER HOUR (9/12): "…HIV-Negative AIDS cases falsely reported and treated as CFS cases may be one of the biggest cover-ups we have seen."

– In 1992 "…Newsweek made an even more shocking announcement: …CFS patients who had the same immune system deficiencies as the NON-HIV AIDS cases…"

– Dr. Judy Mikovits stated on In Short Order (11/12) about CFS & Myalgic Encephalopathy (ME): "…consider this as NON HIV AIDS."

Let's get this horrific, government-censored illness, out in the open.


Canary in a Coal Mine continues to pick up steam. (y)


Yay for Canary! :D

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