Special screenings that examine the consequences of prejudice in our lives.
Includes the New England Premiere of "Help Us Find Sunil Tripathi," world premiere of "Stutterer" and screening of The Champion.
Help Us Find Sunil Tripathi | Directed by Neal Broffman | 1 hour and 14 min. Feature Documentary | USA, 2015. While in the throes of depression, Brown University student Sunil Tripathi walked out of his Providence apartment and disappeared into the cold Rhode Island night. In the days following the Boston Marathon bombings the family's month-long investigation into Sunil's disappearance exploded into a virtual confrontation with e-vigilantes, citizen journalists and traditional media eager to feed their insatiable hunger for breaking news.
The Champion | Directed by Brett Garamella, Patrick McGowan | 19 min. Short Documentary |USA, 2015. From 1968 to 1976, Estaifan Shilaita was the boxing champion of Iraq. Despite his success, Estaifan was barred from representing the Iraqi national team. After this defeat and seeing many of his family members affected by the newly emerging Ba'ath party, he risked everything to leave his home country. His journey leads him to a greater success and fulfillment than he ever imagined growing up in Iraq.