Play Mothers for Justice

After her son, Dontre Hamilton, is shot 14 times and killed by a Milwaukee Police Officer in a popular downtown park, Maria rallies grieving mothers from across the country to join her in a cross country trip to demand justice on behalf of their sons.

Play For Our Girls

The film is a love letter to Black daughters — acknowledging the sacred, and at times, tense relationship mothers and daughters share as they face challenges and accept each other’s flaws. “For Our Daughters” is the first episode of WORLD Channel’s The Conversation series, three films that revisits topics explored in Conversations on Race.

Play For Our Girls

The film is a love letter to Black daughters — acknowledging the sacred, and at times, tense relationship mothers and daughters share as they face challenges and accept each other’s flaws. “For Our Daughters” is the first episode of WORLD Channel’s The Conversation series, three films that revisits topics explored in Conversations on Race.

Play Learning to Breathe

The film catches up with young Black men who were part of the 2015 New York Times digital short film, “A Conversation about Growing UpBlack.” In “Learning to Breathe” these young men reflect on who they are now, and how their perspectives on race, justice, and social inequity inequality have changed.

Play Without a Whisper

Explore the untold story of how Indigenous women influenced the early suffragists in their fight for freedom and equality. Mohawk Clan Mother Louise Herne and Professor Sally Roesch Wagner shake the foundation of the established history of the women’s rights movement in the US joining forces to shed light on the hidden history of the influence of Haudenosaunee Women on the women’s rights movement.

Play Highway Mike

Highway Mike is a short form documentary about Mike, who is an Outreach worker with the Washington Heights Corner Project. There, he volunteers to distribute clean supplies to prevent overdoses. Mike received the nickname Highway Mike after panhandling along various highways in New York City while dealing with a drug addiction and homelessness. He now uses his knowledge to help others.

Play A Call Away

Oklahoma is one of 26 states with a “failure to protect” law, which prosecutes parents who fail to prevent child abuse. However, the ACLU and other groups say this law disproportionately criminalizes women, who are often victims of domestic abuse themselves. A Call Away tells the story of Clorinda Archuleta, a mother of twin boys, both of whom suffered severe injuries as infants.

Play Deadly Jails

Christina Dawn Tahhahwah of the Comanche Nation suffered from mental illness and died in an Oklahoma jail. Brittany Weide, who was bipolar and suffered from addiction, after being incarcerated for sleeping outside and carrying illegal drugs, committed suicide in her cell. Like many states, Oklahoma has no mechanisms in place for handling or treating incarcerated people with mental illness.

Play Mildred

Twelve-year-old Mildred must lead her family through the hardships of Depression-Era America. Can a girl so young meet the challenges that lay ahead?

Play Grab My Hand

A personal story of grief and a message to all to cherish every moment while we can.

Play The Love Bugs

Over 60 years, Lois and Charlie O’Brien, renowned entomologists, traveled to more than 67 countries, amassing the world’s largest private collection of insects.

Play Guest of Honor

Guest of Honor is a multi award winning heartfelt drama written by Lisa Belcher& Lukas Hassel, directed by Lisa Belcher, produced by Lisa Belcher and Christian Olteanu. It has played over 30 festivals and received 23 awards. The film was selected by the American Heart Association to support their cause, and has just received an offer for foreign sales and domestic distribution.

Play Luciela

Luciela is about a fiercely independent Latina who is determined to celebrate the 4th of July with a bang.

Play Coup d’Etat Math

This animated short film depicts four stories that speak to the complex equation of each immigrant’s journey. Purposely ambiguous in place and time, each story builds upon the other—like battle raps of struggle—a fight to be born, to survive, to find a place and to go on in the face of immeasurable loss. Not everything adds up evenly or neatly, and that’s the point.

Play Kids Game

As of 2019, the San Antonio Metro Region in Texas leads the U.S. in poverty, with one in four children experiencing hunger. This cinéma verité-style short doc follows a group of unlikely underserved teenagers on a hunt to harvest wildlife for their families.

Play You and the Thing That You Love

A decade ago, Nick Mullins was one of the most promising skateboarders to come from the Midwest. Then, overnight, it all changed. This is a story of pain, grit, fight, uncertainty, fear, desperation, and most importantly—love.

Play Stacey Holloway

From hugs to high fives, this sculptor fabricates physical contact during quarantine

Play Ms Diva Trucker

Juried Prize Winner | A trucker turns to YouTube to combat loneliness and social isolation. Under the handle “MsDivaTrucker43,” she discovers a supportive community of women who share her struggles of life in the margins. It is difficult for women in an industry that is 96% male to see themselves succeeding. Tamara's words of wisdom and encouragement offer women a model and a path forward.

Play Chef Steven

Baltimore chef Steven Allbright helps feed others from the Franciscan center during the pandemic. Chef Steven returned from incarceration with slim career prospects until his culinary aptitude paved the way for him to begin a new life. Now he is able to serve the community in Baltimore City through his work at the Franciscan center. Chef Steven discusses his history and goals.

Play Forward Journey

A surreal film following a woman as she unravels the mystery of what happened to her.

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