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Human Rights fest highlights Anita Hill

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This year’s Human Rights Watch International Film Festival begins with “Anita,” which looks back at Anita Hill’s explosive testimony against then Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas, and ends with “Tall as the Baobab Tree,” a drama centered on child marriage in rural Africa.

There are 18 documentaries and two narrative features showing at the IFC Center and the Film Society of Lincoln Center between Thursday night and June 23. For more info, go to


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