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TCC Films: The Dark Horse

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the dark horse

The Dark Horse (2014) tells the true story of Genesis (Gen) Potini, a New Zealand chess master with bipolar disorder. After being released from a mental hospital, Gen seeks to do something positive and helps lead a crew of indigenous street kids to the national chess tournament. More from Anna Keating after the jump:

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TCC Films: No Mas Bebes

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No Mas Bebes

A new documentary exposes the forced sterilization of Mexican-American women in Los Angeles hospitals in the 1960s and 70s. There’s a long history of doctors forcibly sterilizing poor women and women of color in the United States. Read more and watch the trailer about this modern day eugenics and population control program after the jump:

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TCC Films: Sweetening the Pill

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the pill

Ricki Lake’s natural childbirth documentary The Business of Being Born questioned the over-medicalization of birth. Her new film, Sweetening the Pill, questions the over-use of artificial birth control.  More and watch the trailer after the jump:

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