Dawnland

For most of the 20th century, government agents systematically forced Native American children from their homes and placed them with white families. Now, in Maine, the first government-sanctioned truth and reconciliation commission (TRC) in the United States gathers testimony and bears witness to the dramatic impact of the state’s child welfare practices on the Wabanaki people of Turtle Island. With unprecedented access to this groundbreaking “Dawnland”

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”