Time for Ilhan

On November 8, 2016, a young, hijab-wearing mother-of-three named Ilhan Omar made history, becoming the first Somali Muslim woman to be elected to state office in America and was hailed by the New York Times as, “one of the bright lights in the post-election darkness.” TIME FOR ILHAN intimately chronicles her hard-fought campaign and offers an inspiring, stereotype-busting portrait of a rising political star as she “Time for Ilhan”

Capturing The Flag

A tight-knit group of friends travel to Cumberland County, North Carolina—the 2016 “poster child” for voter suppression—intent on proving that the big idea of American democracy can be defended by small acts of individual citizens.  They station themselves at the polls answering questions and providing a reassuring presence so that our basic right is upheld. CAPTURING THE FLAG provides an intimate, often unexpected, portrait of voter protection volunteers working “Capturing The Flag”

Generation Wealth

For 25 years, Lauren Greenfield’s documentary photography and film projects have explored youth culture, gender, body image, and affluence. In this fascinating meld of career retrospective and film essay, Greenfield offers a meditation on her own work, structuring it through the lens of materialism and its increasing sway on culture and society in America and throughout the world.  An unflinching examination of Greenfield’s own life “Generation Wealth”