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H is for Harry

What does it take to change a child’s life? Set against the backdrop of a Britain rife with debates around class, identity, and social mobility, H is for Harry follows 11-year-old Harry as he starts at a brand new school in suburban London unable to read or write. For the next two years, Harry fights to improve academically and slowly begins to believe in a different future for himself.

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Uber Land

Uber Land is the David and Goliath story of the drivers who took on Uber. The film follows four different San Francisco based drivers — Eric, Robin, Antonio, and Xavier — as these independent contractors navigate the exploitative waters of the gig economy where many workers earn meager wages and have few labor protections.

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The Nature Makers

In a world increasingly dominated by humans, three teams of determined conservationists go to extraordinary lengths to save three threatened species in the American heartland. Stunningly photographed in the Grand Canyon and on the American prairie, The Nature Makers follows biologists who’ve deployed helicopters, giant bulldozers and a host of human tools in order to defend nature.

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Thirst for Power

Thirst For Power traces the history of civilization’s quest to procure abundant water and energy. Filmed on location across the world, it explores the ruins of Roman aqueducts in France, the mountains and deserts of California, and the vast landscapes of Texas, and traces the mysterious connections between water and energy. The film asks us to change the way we think about water and energy and consider how these hidden links can secure the long-term abundance of both precious resources.

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Unspoken

14-year-old Emma Zurcher-Long invites the viewer on her quest to enrich understanding of what it means to be human in this collaborative self-portrait that portrays her dynamic life as an autistic teenager. Living in the beauty beyond spoken language, Emma is challenging the societal judgment surrounding autism, one keystroke at a time.

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