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Need some fresh viewing material for your freeze? Look no further. We've rounded up this week's streaming options below, available through both local theaters and nationwide platforms, from a Hollywood Theatre screening of Jim Jarmusch's Ghost Dog with live commentary from RZA to Hong Khaou's Monsoon to the first installment of the new Steve McQueen anthology Small Axe. Plus, if you haven't heard, the Mercury's amateur porn film festival HUMP! is accepting submissions through January 8, as is the stoner short film fest SPLIFF, through March 5!
NEW & NOTEWORTHY: LOCAL
When MIT Media Lab researcher Joy Buolamwini discovers that most facial-recognition software does not accurately identify certain mugs (those with dark skin and feminine features, specifically), she delves intoan investigation of widespread bias in algorithms.
Northwest Film Center