Two children embark on a cross-country road trip with their estranged uncle to stop their single mother from deportation after she was arrested in an ICE raid. Collisions is a timely story that covers the devastating impact of family separations as result of the government’s challenging political policies. Stars Jesse Garcia (Quinceañera), Ana de la Reguera (Power), and Izabella Alvarez.
Asking For It
Jenny Heitz is an aspiring journalist, relegated to penning tabloid stories while dreaming of her first big break. But when an anonymous stalker develops a sinister obsession with her work, she finds herself at the center of a story that no one seems willing to hear.Jenny and her hacker roommate Lisa seek their own brand of justice. Predator becomes prey in this cathartic and irreverent feminist comedy.
As the only member of his family born in the U.S., 15-year-old Jamil Sunsin finds himself living alone in the US after his undocumented parents and older sister are deported to Honduras. After a visit to Honduras to see his family, he struggles with the political and personal turmoil caused by the government’s family separation policies and must decide if it is worth it to continue his education in America or go back to Honduras to be with his family.
Don't Be Nice
A team of young poets from the Bowery Poetry Club have one month to compose their best work for the National Poetry Slam. Challenged by their coaches, the team must break through personal boundaries and explore issues such as family, race, relationships, sex, and bullying to create their most vulnerable and honest work yet. Directed by Max Powers.
Go Back to China
Go Back to China is a humorous, heartfelt portrait of a family business and generational and cultural clashes. After spoiled rich girl Sasha Li (Akana) blows through half of her trust fund, she is cut off by her father and forced to go back to China and work for the family toy business. Written and directed by Emily Ting.
In the tradition of Scarface and The Harder They Come, Shottas is an unapologetic raw urban drama about two young men, Wayne and Biggs, who grow up together on the tough and dangerous streets of Kingston, Jamaica. Eventually moving to the U.S., they begin a ruthless climb to the top of a criminal enterprise in a Miami as they aggressively take control of the Jamaican underworld.
Follow five courageous women who are speaking out against the social norms and religious practices that have historically oppressed women. Deborah Feldman, Leyla Hussein, Rokudenashiko, Doris Wagner, and Vithika Yadav are fighting for sexual liberation and autonomy for women through art, education, and public awareness campaigns. Their powerful stories and work are inspiring the world and future generations.
Killer In Our Classroom: Never Again
Following one of the worst mass school shootings in recent history, students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida rise up to lead a global movement and campaign for stricter gun laws. This documentary explores the individual lives of students impacted by the shooting and their mission to make a change in American culture and policy and end gun violence in schools.