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12 Days | New Documentary Cinema

April 1, 2018
2:00 pm
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

Mrs. Fang Screening Room Thu, Mar 29, 7:30PM Sat, Mar 31, 2PM Sun, Apr 1, 2PM See more at https://www.ybca.org/whats-on/12-days Every year in France, nearly 100,000 people are placed under psychiatric care without their consent. By law, the hospital has twelve days to bring each patient before a judge. Based on medical records and a doctor's recommendations, a crucial decision has to be made: Will the patient stay or leave? Legendary filmmaker-photographer Raymond Depardon has been granted access to these hearings and, for the first time, captures these extraordinary encounters between justice and psychiatry, giving voice to the voiceless. (2017, 87 min, digital) Part of: The Hard Truth: New Documentary Cinema Mar 1 -- Apr 1, 2018 Screening Room See more at https://www.ybca.org/whats-on/the-hard-truth A staggering number of documentaries are produced each year. The films selected for this series go beyond the ordinary approach to cinematic nonfiction. They not only illustrate the versatility of the documentary genre, but have deeply transformative power. Each film brings its world into razor-sharp focus and commands our attention and engagement. Mar 1 -- 3: Did You Wonder Who Fired the Gun? | New Documentary Cinema Mar 8 -- 10: Ama-san | New Documentary Cinema Mar 15 -- 17: Untitled | New Documentary Cinema Mar 22 -- 24: 12 Days | New Documentary Cinema See all of our upcoming films at ybca.org For more info, call 415.978.2787 or visit ybca.org Enjoy FREE same-day gallery admission with all YBCA presented performances & films!

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