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.
Lady Gaga: The Art of Music
In her less than two decades in the limelight, Lady Gaga has innovated pop music, redefined fashion, and taken artistic expression to new levels. From her cutting-edge style to her inspiring music, she shows no signs of slowing down. This is her story.
Ready or Not
From the creators of HBO's RUNNING WITH BETO comes the timely coming-of-age feature documentary READY OR NOT, which follows 17 year-old activist Marcel McClinton through his quest to unseat a powerful incumbent on Houston City Council. Charismatic, outspoken, and fearless, McClinton proves an unlikely but compelling candidate as he wrestles with the adult challenges of the political arena and the intense pressures of running a citywide campaign, all while attending high school.
Since 1996, the wonderfully diverse students at a Queens public high school have staged a mock election, modelling the American electoral process playing out in real life. In 2016, Ukrainian-American class-clown Daniel and Pakistani-American Misbah step confidently into the roles of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, respectively. The Candidates suggests that politicians could learn from the civically-engaged optimism of younger generations.
Selena Gomez: Dreaming
From child star to multi-platinum singer, Selena Gomez's ride to superstardom shows no signs of slowing down. Whether it's her public battle with lupus or her romantic relationships with the world's biggest stars, her inspirational story proves she one of today's most successful women in entertainment.
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.
Afghanistan’s first and only metal band, District Unknown, challenges deeply held traditions to spread positivity, connection, and hope through live music. Told through the eyes of its young band members, RocKabul chronicles their rise from underground metalheads to international notoriety while navigating lethal risk to the lives of their fans and families.