SATURDAY, DECEMBER 10
11:00 Am LITTLE ELLIS ISLAND
A Citgo Gas Station in upstate New York, manned by an Indian immigrant with a big heart, is the new Ellis Island. A film by Danielle Bernstein.
11:30 AM FOR HER SERVICE
After years of military service, two female vets find themselves among the fastest growing homeless population in the U.S. A film by Debanjali Bose, Jacob Rusek & Deborah Wong.
12:15 pm PAY OR STAY
Across the country, poor people are being jailed for unpaid fines; how the “pay or stay” system traps citizens in Jackson, Mississippi. A film by Jack Dodson.
01:30 PM - POSTURE
Three minutes, six postures, and only one national champion. Brace yourselves, because competitive yoga isn’t all zen. A film by Nathan Bender & Daniel A. Nelson.
2:15 PM - SOMM STATE OF MIND
Never mind the glass ceiling. It’s what’s in the glass that counts. A film by Lani Chan & Bianca Holman.
3:00 PM ON POINTE
A group of black dancers on a mission to prove that classical ballet doesn’t have to mean sleek hair and light skin. A film by Priscilla Thompson & Joy Jeong.
3:45 PM The Writing on the Wall
One in four New Yorkers struggles to understand the words around them – this is their story. A film by Erika Glass & Nokuthula Manyathi.
4:30 PM RIGGED
When contractors with histories of wage theft and worker abuse are hired by the city, what’s the real cost of affordable housing? A film by Sarah Erickson & /Russell Midori.
5:15 PM - THE TOWERS
A dwarf basketball team shows the world you don't have to be tall to play ball. A film by Oliver Arnold & Maria Chiu.
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 11
11:00 aM FAMILY COMICS
Welcome to the secret language of queers. A film by Sawyer D’Argonne & Christopher Etienne.
11:45 AM THE WAITING
Those behind bars aren’t the only ones waiting for a release. Three families cope with the effects of incarceration. A film by Murat Bilgincan & Ko Bragg.
01:15 PM bad papers
Army vet Brett Yarborough says his less-than- honorable discharge is due to PTSD; now he’s battling the VA for benefits. A film by Thomas Himes.
01:45 PM - I AM HER
Out of the limelight, under the streetlight, the transgender homeless battle their pasts and fight for a safe place to be. A film by Sasha Pezenik.
2:30 PM UNSPOKEN
Billy was a beloved son, a brother and an Arab-American. Like a growing number of Muslims in this country, he was also a heroin user. A film by Sneha Antony..
3:00 PM PEOPLE FOR TRUMP
Meet Jim, Bobbie and Michele, members of the Trump ground-game you were told didn’t exist. A film by Sarah Bellingham & Max Toomey.
3:45 PM BORN TO STAY
High school senior Elvia Garcia is a class leader, head of the debate club and terrified that her mother will be deported just like her dad. A film by Daniela Cruzat & Farrah Lopez.
*In a previous version of this page the Youth Court by Lorraine Ustaris was scheduled to show at 4:30 on Sunday. Due to unforeseen circumstances, the film will not be screened this weekend, but will show at a later date.