Fighting Back for Over 20 Years: Freida Lee Mock discusses ‘Anita’ image

Fighting Back for Over 20 Years: Freida Lee Mock discusses ‘Anita’

As Anita, a new documentary on American attorney Anita Hill's all-too-public fight against sexual harassment, opens at the Film Society, we spoke with the film's director, Freida Lee Mock.

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Pussy Riot, Subject of HRWFF Doc, to Remain Jailed image

Pussy Riot, Subject of HRWFF Doc, to Remain Jailed

Condemnation from officials worldwide and a documentary that played at Sundance and the recent Human Rights Watch Film Festival at Film Society has failed to move the Russian government to release two jailed activists from feminist art collective/band Pussy Riot.

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“Pussy Riot” Brings Art and Revolution to HRWFF image

“Pussy Riot” Brings Art and Revolution to HRWFF

Co-director Maxim Rozdorovkin talks about his eye-opening new film Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer, one of the most hotly-tipped documentaries at this year's Human Rights Watch Film Festival.

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Anita Hill Doc Opens Conversation at HRWFF image

Anita Hill Doc Opens Conversation at HRWFF

The Human Rights Watch Film Festival opened Friday with Freida Lee Mock's Anita. The doc recalls the Senate Judiciary Committee hearings with Hill, who famously accused Clarence Thomas of sexual harassment ahead of his SCOTUS appointment.

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Human Rights Is the Watchword

The 24th Human Rights Watch Film Festival returns in June with a focus on the conflict between traditional values and human rights. Freida Mock’s Anita and Jeremy Teicher’s Tall As the Baobab Tree will close.

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France & Canada Announce Their Oscar Submissions image

France & Canada Announce Their Oscar Submissions

The ever-growing list of entries in the Best Foreign Language Film category added two major films yesterday: Eric Tolenado and Olivier Nakache's The Intouchables and Kim Nguyen's War Witch.

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