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Eightieth Academy-Nominated Documentary Shorts

Freeheld. 2007. USA. Directed by Cynthia Wade. A former police detective spends the last years of her life fighting to transfer her pension to her domestic partner. 38 min.

La Corona (The Crown). 2007. Colombia. Directed by Amanda Micheli, Isabel Vega . Four inmates compete in the annual beauty pageant of the Bogotá women's prison. 40 min.

Salim Baba. 2007. USA/India. Directed by Tim Sternberg. In Kolkata, India, a man makes his living screening discarded film scraps on a one-hundred-year-old hand-cranked projector. 14 min.

Sari's Mother. 2007. USA. Directed by James Longley. Follows an Iraqi mother's struggle to find help for her ten-year-old son, who has AIDS. 21 min.

Sunday, February 17, 2008, 5:00 p.m., Theater 1, T1

Official Website: http://www.moma.org/exhibitions/film_exhibitions.php?id=7518&ref=calendar#screenings

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