social issues

The Overnighters

The Overnighters

In the tiny town of Williston, North Dakota, tens of thousands of unemployed hopefuls show up with dreams of honest work and a big paycheck under the lure of the oil boom. However, busloads of […]

Romero

Romero

ROMERO is a compelling and deeply moving look at the life of Archbishop Oscar Romero of El Salvador, who made the ultimate sacrifice in a passionate stand against social injustice and oppression in his country. […]

Waging A Living

Waging A Living

Tender and eye-opening, WAGING A LIVING takes an unwavering look at America’s working poor — people who work hard and play by the rules but never seem to get ahead. Over three years, the film […]

Leona's Sister Gerri

Leona's Sister Gerri

The tragic and grisly photograph — a woman on a motel floor, dead after an illegal abortion — stirred a nation and inflamed a movement. Now, LEONA’S SISTER GERRI tells the powerful and thought-provoking story […]

It Was a Wonderful Life

It Was a Wonderful Life

In this award-winning festival standout, Academy Award nominee Michèle Ohayon (Colors Straight Up) presents a riveting and powerful account of six women who are members of America’s growing “hidden homeless” population. Narrated by Jodie Foster, […]