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Sundance and Open Society Institute Launch NYC Showcase

Sundance and Open Society Institute Launch NYC Showcase

Nineteen films will screen at Film Forum in New York City next month as part of a retrospective presented by the Open Society Institute and Sundance Institute. Celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Soros/Sundance Documentary Fund, the film will open on October 26th with Mandy Jacobsen and Karmen Jelincic’s “Calling The Ghosts: A Story About Rape, War and Women,” an early film backed by the fund. Other films set to screen, through October 29th, include Elizabeth Barret’s “Stranger With a Camera” (2000), Frances Reid and Deborah Hoffman’s “Long Night’s Journey Into Day” (1999), Jasmila Zbanic’s “Red Rubber Boots” (2000), Michael Hammon and Jacqueline Gorgen’s “Hillbrow Kids” (1999), Kate Davis’ “Southern Comfort” (2000), Edet Belzberg’s “Children Underground” (2001), Sandy McLeod and Gini Reticker’s “Asylum” (2003), Alison Maclean and Tobias Perse’s “Persons of Interest” (2003), Theirry Michel’s “Iran: Vieled Appearances” (2002), Lindsay Fauntleroy’s “Still Standing: A Youth Organizers’ Television Documentary on Hurricane Katrina” (2006), Annie Goldman’s “Punitive Damage” (1999), Shari Robertson and Michael Camerini’s “My American Dream: How Democracy Works Now” (work-in-progress), Kevin MacDonald’s “One Day in September” (1999), Pavel Kostomarov and Antonin Kattin’s “There Are Women in Russian Villages” (2006), Lourdes Portillo’s “Senorita Extraviada, Missing Young Women” (2001), Stephanie Black’s “Life and Debt” (2001), Ra’anan Alexandrowicz’ “The Inner Tour” (2001), and Jonathan Stack and James Brabazon’s “Liberia: An Uncivil War” (2004).

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