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A Goat for a Vote follows three students in Kenya competing to become the next school president. Winning the election will not only earn them power and respect, but guarantees a role within Kenyan society in the future. Magdalene has to prove herself in a boy-dominated school which has never been led by a girl. She has the impossible task to unite all girls in her fight for equal rights. Harry, from the poor side of town, hopes to win so he will be able to take care of his family in the future. He struggles against the popular Said, who is a natural born leader with a disarming smile.

Charismatic cleric Abdul Aziz Ghazi, an ISIS supporter and Taliban ally, is waging jihad against the Pakistani state. His dream is to impose a strict version of Shariah law throughout the country, as a model for the world. A flashpoint in Aziz's holy war took place in 2007, when the government leveled his flagship mosque to the ground, killing his mother, brother, only son and 150 students. With unprecedented access, Among the Believers follows Aziz on his very personal quest to create an Islamic utopia, during the bloodiest period in Pakistan's modern history.

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Sun Mar 22nd, 10:00pm
Mon Mar 23rd, 2:00am
Mon Mar 23rd, 10:00am

In the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province of northwest Pakistan, the KPK Bomb Disposal Unit is single handedly trying to stop the region from falling into the hands of terrorists from Afghanistan and surrounding tribal lands. With little special equipment, working with "faith and passion alone," the men of this unit defuse a majority of terrorist-planted bombs in the country. Armed with Faith follows three men of the K.P.K. unit who put their lives at risk for the people of their country. The film follows two bomb technicians and their commander as they defend their homeland.

Sex is a taboo topic in India, but one man is trying to change that. For several decades, 93-year-old Dr. Mahinder Watsa has promoted the importance of sexual pleasure, consent and information as a passage to gender equality and health. Embodying non-moralistic advice and humor via a column for a daily newspaper, many have written in for guidance. But Dr. Watsa's openness and popularity have not come without consequence, as a conservative backlash seeks to takedown his column and ban comprehensive sex education in schools.

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Sun May 10th, 10:00pm
Mon May 11th, 2:00am
Mon May 11th, 10:00am
Mon May 11th, 11:00am
Mon May 11th, 4:00pm
Wed May 13th, 5:00am
Wed May 13th, 11:00am

Witness the intimate story of trailblazing Cambodian American women who break decades of silence to resurrect the memory of their loved ones before the UN Special Tribunal prosecuting the Khmer Rouge. The women must not only find the courage to revisit sites of unspeakable trauma, they also face an unexpected and agonizing predicament when they come face to face with the son of one of Pol Pot's most notorious torturers. In a courageous act, these women finally find it within themselves to reckon with their past so that they can extend the promise of redemption to future generations.

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