Racing the Rez, Life in the Balance and There is No Place for You Here
RACING THE REZ (Brian Truglio, 59 min.)
In the rugged canyon lands of Northern Arizona, Navajo and Hopi cross country runners from two rival high schools put it all on the line for tribal pride, triumph over personal adversity, and state championship glory. Over the course of one racing season, life on America's largest Indian reservation emerges from the perspective of high school boys on the cusp of adulthood. Win or lose, what they learn in the course of their season will have a dramatic effect on the rest of their lives.
A LIFE IN THE BALANCE: EXAMINING THE TROY DAVIS CASE (Jen Marlowe and Laura Moye, 17 min.)
"A case that is not ironclad is not good enough to support a death penalty," says law professor Anne Emanuel in "A Life in the Balance: Examining the Troy Davis Case." In the clearest and most complete analysis yet, the film explores questions about the original investigation against Davis, why and how the case against him unraveled leading to overwhelming doubt, the difficulty of proving innocence in our legal system's appeal process, and why Georgia should not have executed Davis.
THERE IS NO PLACE FOR YOU HERE (Elliott Balsley, 16 min.)
In the center of Ghana's gold industry, a 15-year-old boy struggles to escape the dangerous cycle of illegal mining, with help from a local NGO and a concerned radio host.
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