Three Mexican immigrants who risk their lives every day rappelling down some of the tallest skyscrapers in Chicago reveal their thoughts about work, mortality, and the people they observe inside the high-rises they clean in Paraíso.
Screening as part of the Shorts: Help Wanted program. | Read MoreDocumentary
Ballet shoes are worn by delicate girls, but they're crafted by burly men whose hands tell another story in The Perfect Fit.
Screening as part of the Shorts: Long Story Short program. | Read MoreDocumentary
In Yamamoto, Japan, eighteen months after the Tohoku disaster, survivors left with nothing hold onto their existence through pictures found and restored from the tsunami debris. | Read MoreDrama and Documentary
A surfer, New Yorker and Freedom Tower ironworker, Timmy Brennan lost everything in the Breezy Point fires during Hurricane Sandy. Through the kindness of strangers, he is given a new board and finds hope riding the same ocean that shattered his community. | Read MoreSports and Documentary
A discarded Royal Typewriter from the 1930s is picked up from a trash heap and taken to a repair shop in the Flatiron Building. The subsequent letters written and the responses received, including one from President Clinton, makes this a magical typewriter, one that wistfully questions obsolescence. | Read MoreDocumentary
Examine the illegal arms trade and how it functions across the globe through the stories of four experts on arms trafficking. They recount their firsthand experiences with the black market and how the illegal flow of weapons facilitates loss of life and devastation. | Read MoreDocumentary