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Friday Nite Videos | November 30, 2018

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Retired Lieutenant Colonel: 'I Believe Treason Is Illegal'. Time for a Progressive International. ¡LAS SANDINISTAS! | Documentary. Bernie Sanders Keynotes 'The Gathering'. 'Absolutely No Business in Russia.' Rupert Murdoch's War on Journalism.

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¡LAS SANDINISTAS! | Documentary

Las Sandinistas, a new feature-length documentary film that examines the Nicaraguan revolution of the 1980’s, arrives in theaters at a critical political juncture. Full review here.

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Itzhak | Indie Movie

A look at the life, work and religious heritage of violinist Itzhak Perlman.

Friday Nite Videos | Sept 21, 2018

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Felony Disenfranchisement | John Oliver. The Black Eyed Peas | Big Love. Laura Poitras Movie | Risk. Vote 'Em Out. Michael Moore's "Fahrenheit 11/9".

Movie | Risk

Academy Award winner Laura Poitras (CitizenFour) takes viewers closer than they have ever been before to Julian Assange and those who surround him. Featuring massive leaks, headline-grabbing news, and the revolutionary impact of the internet on global politics. RISK compresses six years of filming into a portrait of power, principles, betrayal, and sacrifice when the stakes could not be any higher.

Friday Nite Videos | April 6, 2018

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Why Eating Healthy Is So Expensive. Weak Black Women | Robin Thede. Hip Hop or Shakespeare? Documentary | RGB. Tom Lehrer's 'The Elements' Animated.

Documentary | RGB

An intimate portrait of an unlikely rock star: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. With unprecedented access, the filmmakers explore how her early legal battles changed the world for women. Opens May 4.

Get Me Roger Stone | Documentary

The whole world was shocked by the rise Donald Trump, but there was one man who had been plotting it for years: Roger Stone. Diving deep into the mind of the master manipulator, Get Me Roger Stone provides a raw perspective on the transformation of American politics. Now Streaming on Netflix.

Camperforce | Documentary

A short by Jessica Bruder and Laura Poitros (Citizenfour) featuring the stories of some of the thousands of nomadic senior citizens recruited by Amazon to work in its far-flung giant warehouses. With secret camera footage from inside the Amazon empire, and a twist ending.

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