Satana Deberry

Black officials in cities with significant black populations face a unique task. They are elected by everyone, to protect everyone, knowing all too well that the worst crimes and policies affect their own race. This feature-length film will explore those tensions, as well as the possibilities for real change, by following two black officials elected […]

Natour’s Grocery

Filmmaker Nadine Natour turns her lens on her parents and her hometown, Appomattox, VA, to capture the story of her parents’ emigration from Palestine to the United States. A view of the 2020 election from the most American of settings: a convenience store run by immigrants in the town where the Civil War ended.  Director […]

They Tried to Bury Us

Directed by Bree Newsome Bass, THEY TRIED TO BURY US highlights the evolution of Bree’s activist organizing since 2015 when she scaled the flagpole at South Carolina’s capital and removed the confederate flag in protest. Newly married, Bree works to balance family life with time she commits to grassroots organizing and national speaking. When her […]


Fed up with the Republican Party’s crippling control of politics in North Carolina, a group of first-time, female, Democratic candidates for the North Carolina House of Representatives have banded together ahead of the 2018 midterm elections, determined to break the supermajority. From teachers, to homemakers, to a retired Army Colonel, their experience is as varied […]

First Vote (Working Title)

As the filmmaker contemplates becoming a first-time voter, she takes a deeply personal journey to battleground states and explores the themes of identity, race, and immigration through a series of conversations with Asian American voters. Producer/Director | Yi Chen

While I Breathe, I Hope

What does it mean to be young, Black, and Democrat in the South? While I Breathe, I Hope unravels this question through the experiences of South Carolina politician Bakari Sellers. The film follows Sellers on his 2014 bid for Lt. Governor, through the Charleston Shootings in 2015, and to the present as he takes on […]