Most film festivals share a fairly generic, if admirable, goal: to showcase the best fare that falls under their banner/mission statement—be that indie, queer, experimental, diasporic African, and so on. DocuWeeks' mission is simply to bring American audiences the best international documentaries—and to program films that, collectively, take the world's political pulse. This year, the no-dud lineup covers the water crisis in Haiti, the U.S. government's ongoing mistreatment of the Native population, and a host of other global and... More >>>