In 2017 we partnered with Planned Parenthood Federation of America to bring the virtual reality (VR) experience Across the Line to communities in the South. Across the Line is an immersive VR film that puts the viewer on scene as anti-abortion extremists intimidate patients as they seek reproductive health care. We toured Across the Line from the festival circuit into communities to reach a wide cross section of residents. Visit the Across the Line website to learn more.
Working Films launched the Docs In Action Film Fund in 2018 to support the production of short documentaries that address critical issues of social and environmental justice. This year’s call for proposals sought nonfiction films that tell a fuller story of immigration. We looked for films that reveal the harms…READ MORE
We are excited to announce the 2019 Cucalorus Works in Progress Lab, a week long residency that supports the audience engagement and distribution strategies of social issue documentaries being made by Black filmmakers. This year’s featured films include: Black Barbie: A Documentary, directed by Lagueria Davis charts the rise of…READ MORE
SEE PICTURES FROM THE TOUR! We’re partnering with Appalachian Voices and Sunshine Cinema and hitting the road for the Tennessee Valley Energy Democracy Listening Tour! Events across the state are providing opportunities for community members to discuss the history and impacts of the TVA energy system, evaluate decision making, and…READ MORE