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. 

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Announcing Rural Cinema 2022

As rural communities across the US are increasingly devastated by the cascading crises of a global pandemic coupled with stronger and more frequent climate disasters, civil discourse about the environmental and public health challenges in non-urban communities has also broken down. A recent study conducted by the Nicholas Institute for…

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Announcing 2021 Impact Kickstart

Now in its fourth year, Working Films’ Impact Kickstart program has helped underrepresented filmmakers create strategic goals for impact and specific plans to engage future partners, funders, and audiences in meaningful ways. This year, we will be providing $30,000 in impact campaign funding to each recipient, in addition to our…

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ANNOUNCING THE 2021 DOCS IN ACTION FILM FUND...

The history of the prison industrial complex is rooted in slavery and colonization, with an inherent purpose of reinforcing oppressive social and economic injustices. It’s driven by market forces that use surveillance, policing, violence and imprisonment as solutions to economic, social, and political problems. It is exacted by police officers,…

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