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Margaret Mead Film Festival Announces Full 2015 Lineup

Margaret Mead Film Festival Announces Full 2015 Lineup

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The Margaret Mead Film Festival has announced the full schedule for its 2015 program. The festival will screen 57 documentary films from more than 40 different countries. In addition, the festival will include several special events, including discussions, musical performances and virtual reality documentary, “Herders,” which uses Oculus Rift to place viewers in the shoes of Mongolian yak herders.

The festival opens with the documentary “Circus Without Borders,” directed by Susan Gray and Linda Matchan, which focuses on two acrobats trying to change the world through their performance. The festival’s closing night will feature “In a Perfect World…,” directed by Daphne McWilliams, which tracks her changing relationship with her son as he enters high school.

The Margaret Mead Film Festival will run October 22-October 25 at the American Museum of Natural History. Tickets and additional information can be found at the festival’s official website.

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