SEPTEMBER 13 | Wall-EWALL-E is a 2008 American computer-animated science fiction film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and directed by Andrew Stanton. The story follows a robot named WALL-E, who is designed to clean up a waste-covered Earth far in the future.
SEPTEMBER 27 | The CoveThe Cove is a 2009 documentary that analyzes and questions Japan’s dolphin hunting culture. It was awarded the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature in 2010.
OCTOBER 4 | Manufactured LandscapesManufactured Landscapes is a 2006 feature length documentary film about the work of photographer Ed Burtynsky. It was directed by Jennifer Baichwal and is distributed by Zeitgeist Films.
OCTOBER 18 | Maquilopolis: City of FactoriesMaquilopolis is a documentary about (and by) workers in Tijuana’s assembly factories, the maquiladoras. The project is a collaboration between filmmaker Vicky Funari, artist Sergio De La Torre, and Tijuana women’s organization Grupo Factor X, with the participation of the human rights organization Global Exchange and the environmental activism non-profit The Environmental Health Coalition.
NOVEMBER 1 | GaslandGasland is a 2010 American documentary film written and directed by Josh Fox. The film focuses on communities in the United States impacted by natural gas drilling and, specifically, a stimulation method known as hydraulic fracturing.
NOVEMBER 15 | Being Caribou*
Screening with filmmaker Leanne Allison and author Karsten Heuer
Being Caribou is a National Film Board of Canada production written and directed by Leanne Allison and Diana Wilson. Composed of footage shot by Leanne during the epic 1,500-km-long journey following the Porcupine herd on foot with her husband, Karsten Heuer (author of the book by the same name), the film weaves stunning close-ups of the caribou migration with the intimate video diaries of the two people following this endangered herd.
NOVEMBER 29 | Red Gold
Red Gold tells a story of Bristol Bay’s subsistence, Alaskan commercial fisherman, and sport fisherman for whom salmon fishing is the core of their existence.