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At War
France 2018 113 min.

Despite record profits on the backs of their already-struggling labor pool, the managers of Perrin Industries plan to shut down a French factory that employs 1,100. This fiery portrayal of workers on strike puts viewers in the thick of the battle between the little guy and the powers that be.

Call Her Ganda
USA 2018 97 min.

When a transgender Filipina is murdered by a U.S. Marine, three women—a lawyer, a journalist, and a grieving mother—take justice into their own hands. This fierce, piercingly emotional investigative exposé follows them as they challenge some of the most powerful institutions in the world.

Convention
USA 2009 95 min.

Grab your backstage pass and take a whirlwind, downright complicated ride behind the scenes of one of the largest and most important events in the history of not only Denver but the nation: the 2008 Democratic National Convention, from the buildup to the nomination of Barack Obama.

DFF41 Big Night: The Front Runner
USA 2018 113 min.

Hugh Jackman, Vera Farmiga, and J.K. Simmons star in Jason Reitman’s closely observed portrait of one of the headiest scandals of our time, foreshadowing our current predicament in political journalism: the news of the affair that brought Gary Hart’s 1988 presidential bid to an ignominious end.

Postcards from the 48%
United Kingdom 2018 114 min.

Made by and featuring voters who elected to remain in the European Union, this enlightening documentary about Brexit explores why 48 percent of United Kingdom residents have continued their fight against the momentous decision—against all odds.

When Lambs Become Lions
USA 2018 76 min.

As Kenya cracks down on the illegal ivory trade, poachers risk not only universal moral outrage but incarceration and even death. Why do they do it? This stunning documentary takes place on the front lines of wildlife conservation, bringing rangers and hunters alike into movingly sharp focus.

Woman At War
Iceland 2018 100 min.

Complete with a Greek chorus of sorts, Icelandic filmmaker Benedikt Erlingsson’s supremely quirky follow-up to the acclaimed Of Horses and Men (DFF37) centers on an eco-saboteur whose mission to thwart the building of a new metal refinery is vexed by another quest: to become a mother.

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