"Recovery Boys" Fights Stigma

Recovery Boys, Academy Award-nominated Director Elaine McMillion Sheldon’s new film, started streaming on Netflix Friday, June 29. The film offers an intimate glimpse into the lives of four men in West Virginia as they navigate the process of recovery from substance abuse disorder.

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End Game - “It’s purely human.”

“There’s nothing inherently medical about dying. It’s much larger than medicine. It’s purely human. Part of that admission is to keep all of this couched in humanity, not medical science, or social science, but really a full arc of humanity. Kindness, total openness, vulnerability, exchange.”

-B.J. Miller, M.D., End Game


Many may know of BJ Miller from his TED talk, but we got to know him and many other extraordinary palliative caregivers at UCSF and Zen Hospice Project in San Francisco through End Game which launched on Netflix on May 4th…

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Dolores Huerta, Our Past, Present and Future

The documentary film, Dolores, chronicles the story of Dolores Huerta, a civil rights champion whose life's work continues to increase rights and improve the lives of every American. Peter Bratt's engaging film aims to overpower the racism and sexism that have prevented Dolores Huerta from becoming the inspirational household name she deserves to be.

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Black History is American History

Tell Them We Are Rising, a compelling new film by Stanley Nelson and Marco Williams, details the profound role that Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) have played in American history. It airs on PBS’ Independent Lens Television Series Monday, February 19th. The film spotlights the role that African Americans have had in the birth and growth of our nation, and the role that HBCUs have played as a cultural touchstone. 

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Looking Forward in 2018

2017 was a year of struggle and a year in which we saw the emergence of diverse community leadership and open dialogue about some of our most intractable social inequalities. In the context of so much change and upheaval, it is a gift to work with incredibly talented and passionate filmmakers, producers, community leaders, educators, philanthropists and many other dynamic and creative people who understand the power of non-fiction media to contribute to positive social change.

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