Category Archives: Documentary Series

“OverCriminalized” explores alternatives to mass incarceration

OverCriminalized profiles three promising interventions that are less expensive than mass incarceration and that may actually change the course of people’s lives. This documentary will be shown as part of the Second Saturday Documentary Series at Niles Discovery Church, 36600 … Continue reading

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Wealth gap examined in August’s documentary

The Second Saturday Documentary Series presents Inequality for All on Saturday, August 8, at 1:30 p.m., in the sanctuary of Niles Discovery Church, 36600 Niles Blvd., Fremont. The American economist, author, and professor Robert Reich examines the widening income inequality … Continue reading

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Documentary Series becomes a teach-in on oil trains

The Second Saturday Documentary Series presents two short documentaries, Boom (produced by the Weather Channel) and The Crude Gamble of Oil by Rail, as part of a teach-in on oil trains, on Saturday, July 11, 1:30 p.m. at Niles Discovery … Continue reading

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Documentary Series looks back at Matthew Shephard’s short life and tragic death

The Second Saturday Documentary Series presents Matt Shepard Is a Friend of Mine on June 20 (yes, the third Saturday of the month) at 1:30 p.m. in the Niles Discovery Church sanctuary. This screening is co-sponsored by the Fremont Human … Continue reading

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Second Saturday Documentary Series returns – on the third Saturday of May

The Second Saturday Documentary Series returns to Niles Discovery Church, now in our new location (36600 Niles Blvd) this month – only this month and next, the documentaries will be screened on the third Saturday of the month. Screening time … Continue reading

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Is justice threatened by over-stretching public defenders’ offices?

In 1961, Clarence Earl Gideon was arrested for stealing soda and a few dollars from a pool hall.  Unable to afford an attorney, he was convicted after representing himself at trial.  Gideon appealed his conviction all the way to the … Continue reading

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Second Saturday Documentary Series presents: “Surviving Progress”

“Every time history repeats itself the price goes up.” “Surviving Progress” presents the story of human advancement as awe-inspiring and double-edged. It reveals the grave risk of running the 21st century’s software – our know-how – on the ancient hardware … Continue reading

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