‘Displaced’ is a heartbreaking story about the Kovalchuk family, who were among the first refugees to arrive in America after fleeing Ukraine at the start of the Russian invasion. The film follows three generations of the close-knit family through their first days and weeks in Southern California after traveling through six countries and two continents.
“Hidden Gems” is a documentary film about African American male business owners’ struggles and triumphs in the business world. Through personal anecdotes and interviews, the film delves into their unique challenges as African American men, highlighting their resilience and determination to overcome obstacles and achieve success.
To create a family, an American couple must navigate the process of adopting a child from the Ukraine while also overcoming societal pressures surrounding their sexuality.
After moving from a Chicago Jewish community to a small California surf town, Josh faced bullying and anti-semitism as a middle schooler, prompting him to find an escape in surfing. Years later, as a college film student and avid surfer, Josh investigates the anti-Semitic history of surfing that includes swastikas carved into the first commercially produced surfboards, the German-American bund and Hollywood’s first surf film.
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