This evening's program features a slew of award-winnings docs, live-action and animated films, including Kate Hudson's Glamour Reel Moments short Cutlass (2007), with Virginia Madsen, Dakota Fanning and Kurt Russell; photographer Lauren Greenfield's Kids and Money (2007), a look at local teens and their concepts of wealth; Michelle Hung's Chinese Dumplings (2006), about the bonds of sisterhood; Nicole Mitchell's Zoologic, a 2008 Student Academy Award winner; and Amanda Micheli and Isabel Vega's Oscar-nominated doc La Corona (2007), a look inside a beauty competition in a women's prison in Bogotá. Discussion following with directors Michelle Hung, Nicole Mitchell, Amanda Micheli and Isabel Vega. Pictured: still from Nicole Mitchell's Zoologic.

Thu., Oct. 2, 7:30 p.m., 2008

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