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The Nuns, The Priests and The Bombs

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Nuclear disarmament activists challenge the security and legality of America’s nuclear weapons when they break into two top-secret facilities: The “Fort Knox of Uranium” and a U.S. Navy Trident nuclear submarine base.

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Are they criminals or prophets sending a wake-up call to the world?

Follows several activists, including an 82-year-old Catholic nun, who risk long jail terms in their efforts to move the world away from the nuclear brink.

Taino Daka ( I Am )

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A man is on a journey to reclaim his Caribbean indigenous identity as a Taino. History books say that the Taino People have been extinct for the past 525 years since their first encounter with Christopher Columbus on his first voyage to the New World. He is faced with many obstacles both from within and from institutions that continue to keep the Taino People in the past. The Taino are reclaiming their identity and just as history wrote them out of history they are rewriting themselves back into history.

Speaking In Tongues

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A lonely college student grieving the loss of his mother has found purpose in a local megachurch. When a young pastor invites him to Chicago for a summer internship evangelizing the 'lost', his new faith is put to the test. A realistic, naturalistic portrait of evangelical Christianity and the rise and fall of intense belief.

A Valkyrie's Tale

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A Norse myth, animated and retold by the 2017-18 fourth grade classes at Crestwood Elementary school (Madison WI), using block-print characters on hand-drawn construction paper backgrounds. The students wrote the script, drew the storyboards, did the animation, and acted out all the voice parts in art class, while the fifth grade classes composed and performed the score across the hall in the music room.