In Football We Trust intimately follows four Polynesian high school football players in Utah struggling to overcome gang violence, family pressures, and poverty as they enter the high stakes world of college recruiting and the promise of pro sports.
“To know our kinship is to expand our vision and deepen our love, the trait most emphatically shared, most painfully abandoned, and most urgently needed, on this most tender, green branch of the tree of life.”
Participants and audience members gathered in the theater, a converted church with pews and a functioning pipe organ to watch the films as they were originally intended to be shown—through a film projector and onto a white screen.
Home Movie Day is a celebration of amateur films and filmmaking, providing an opportunity for individuals and families to see and share their own home movies with an audience of their community, and to see their neighbors’ in turn.
“China Now: Independent Visions, presented by Cinema on the Edge,” celebrates the daring spirit and creative innovation of independent filmmakers, festival organizers, and grassroots distributors in mainland China. The international tour kicks off in San Francisco.