Margaret Mead Film Festival 2013 Offers An Impressive Slate of Artfully Made, Provocative Documentaries From Across the Globe

The 2013 edition of the Margaret Mead Film Festival, the American Museum of Natural History's annual international documentary showcase, screens from October 17 through 20. If the films that I was able to preview are any indication, this year's selections are especially impressive. The theme of this year's festival is "See for Yourself." And that you'll be able to do plenty of, as you view fascinatingly eclectic representations of global cultures, touching on many aspects of the human experience, explored with great skill in narrative and cinematic techniques. In addition to the films, there will be talks, film installations, and live music performances, packing a great deal of activities in just four days.

Here are some selections I especially recommend. For more information, and to purchase tickets, visit the Margaret Mead Film Festival's website.
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