Documentaries at Marmalade


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Film has the power to take you around the world, travel through time, and take a peek at the inner lives of others and empathize with their struggles and hopes. Documentaries at Marmalade offers monthly screenings of powerful films examining current and historical social issues from throughout the world. Selections coincide with the Marmalade Branch's Monthly Collection Highlight themes. Held the third Thursday of each month.

Thu, Apr 19, 6:30pm · An Inconvenient Sequel
A decade after An Inconvenient Truth brought the climate crisis into the heart of popular culture, comes the riveting and rousing follow-up that shows just how close we are to a real energy revolution. Former Vice President Al Gore continues his tireless fight, traveling around the world training an army of climate champions and influencing international climate policy.

Thu, May 17, 6:30pm · City of Ghosts
Directed, produced, and filmed by Academy Award–nominated and Emmy–winning filmmaker Matthew Heineman, City of Ghosts is a singularly powerful cinematic experience that is sure to shake audiences to their core as it elevates the canon of one of the most talented documentary filmmakers working today. Captivating in its immediacy, City of Ghosts follows the journey of “Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently” – a handful of anonymous activists who banded together after their homeland was taken over by ISIS in 2014.

Thu, Jun 21, 6:30pm · Janis: Little Girl Blue
A portrait of music legend Janis Joplin, one of the most powerful figures of 1960s rock. Private letters and interviews with family, friends, and fellow musicians reveal the fragile soul behind the voice.

Thu, Jul 19, 6:30pm · Ronaldo
Filmmaker Anthony Wonke examines the life and career of famed soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo.

Thu, Aug 16, 6:30pm · Llévate mis amores (All of Me)
This documentary tells the stories of the women who live in La Patrona, a Mexican village that is situated by the tracks of a train from Central America that brings many migrants North to the U.S.

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