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America ReFramed

America ReFramed brings to life compelling stories, personal voices and experiences that illuminate the contours of our ever-changing country. Since 2012, the series has premiered 170 films - more than half helmed by female makers and a third credited to BIPOC makers - centering stories of the LGBTQ community, people with disabilities, the formerly incarcerated, veterans, immigrants and more.

California farmworker housing rules force seasonal moves, upending Latinx students' education.
Alaudin Ullah opens up about growing up in Harlem as a Bengali American kid.
Alaudin Ullah talks about his love for hip hop and rejecting his roots when he was growing up.
Major funding for America ReFramed provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Funding provided by the MacArthur Foundation, the Wyncote Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts.
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California farmworker housing rules force seasonal moves, upending Latinx students' education.
A Harlem playwright unearths the extraordinary pasts of his Bangladeshi immigrant parents.
A family acts to rectify a systemic wrong after a mentally ill loved one's incarceration.
A filmmaker chronicles his journey beyond walls after being incarcerated at San Quentin.
A story of Kristal Bush's fight against the impact of mass incarceration in Philadelphia.
Exploring reparations to illuminate the scope and rationale of this complex debate.
A journey into a brother's memories transform into a tool for reconciliation and healing.
In an era of racial reckoning, a George Washington mural ignites a public art debate.
Local election officials work around the clock to secure the vote and uphold US democracy.
Five female activists run for local office in a grassroots effort to take back their city.
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A Harlem playwright unearths the extraordinary pasts of his Bangladeshi immigrant parents.
Stevie Walker-Webb shares his hopes and fears for incarcerated people with mental illness.
Filmmakers talk about their documentaries and the process of telling these stories.
For 24 hours, Stevie Walker-Webb is in "solitary confinement" to show its inhumanity.
Two brothers, one on the inside, share their hopes and dreams after incarceration.
Director Adamu Chan opens up about finding filmmaking inside San Quentin State Prison.
A conversation with WHAT THESE WALLS WON'T HOLD's Adamu Chan.
Rahsaan Thomas talks about incarceration and why people get involved in crime.
An incarcerated man sees a second chance on the outside for himself and his family.
A family acts to rectify a systemic wrong after a mentally ill loved one's incarceration.