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Friday Nite Videos | May 31, 2019

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Why All the Arguments Against Impeachment Are B.S. Mavis Staples | "We Get By". Hasan Minhaj and Ilana Glazer Discuss Abortion Laws. High Flying Bird | Movie Trailer. Extreme Groups at Home and Abroad.

High Flying Bird | Movie Trailer

In the midst of a pro basketball lockout, sports agent Ray Burke (André Holland) finds himself caught in the face-off between the league and the players. His career is on the line, but Ray is playing for higher stakes. With only 72 hours to pull off a daring plan, he outmaneuvers all the power-players as he uncovers a loophole that could change the game forever. The outcome raises questions of who owns the game – and who ought to. (Netflix, dir Stephen Soderburgh, script Tarell Alvin McCraney.)

'Slay the Dragon' Explores Gerrymandering

The Supreme Court is set to rule this term on whether partisan gerrymandering is unconstitutional, and a new film, "Slay the Dragon," takes a look at how districts are drawn. Directors Barak Goodman and Chris Durrance join "Red and Blue" to discuss their documentary, premiering at the Tribeca Film Festival this month.

Gaza | Sundance World Premiere Trailer

Gaza brings us into a unique place beyond the reach of television news reports to reveal a world rich with eloquent and resilient characters, offering us a cinematic and enriching portrait of a people attempting to lead meaningful lives against the rubble of perennial conflict

Faces Places | Movie

Agnès Varda's recent academy award nominated film Faces Places, starring Jean-Luc Godard, JR, and Laurent Levesque. For an obituary of the influential New Wave filmaker, who died last week, see here. Her 1968 short on Huey Newton and the Black Panthers can be viewed here.

Friday Nite Videos | March 15, 2019

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Why You Still Don't Understand the Green New Deal. Hip Hop: Outta da Bronx, and Around the World. Historian Rutger Bregman: Moderates Are The Real Fringe. Juanita | Netflix Movie. Now That's What I Call an Alibi.

Juanita | Netflix Movie

Fed up with her life, Juanita leaves her grown kids behind and hits the road in search of a fresh start.

Native Son | Movie

The story of a young African-American man who comes of age in the South Side of Chicago, based on the seminal Richard Wright novel with the same title. Premieres April 6 on HBO.

Documentary | Knock Down The House

Knock Down the House follows four women political candidates – a young bartender in the Bronx, a coal miner’s daughter in West Virginia, a grieving mother in Nevada and a registered nurse in Missouri – during the 2018 mid-term elections. The film was voted the Festival Favorite Award from among 121 films at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival. 

Get Me Roger Stone | Movie Trailer

One man was plotting a Donald Trump presidential run for years: Roger Stone. Diving deep into the mind of the master manipulator, Get Me Roger Stone provides a raw perspective on American politics from Joe McCarthy to Richard Nixon to Donald Trump.

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