Season 9: Season 9

The ninth season of AMERICA REFRAMED curates a diverse selection of independent films that brings to audiences compelling stories which illuminate the changing contours of our ever-evolving country. The documentary series presents an array of personal voices and experiences through which we learn from our past, understand our present and are challenged to seek new frameworks for America’s future.

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America ReFramed

Brooklyn Inshallah

A Lutheran pastor's bid to be his district's first Arab American councilman.

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Brooklyn Inshallah

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Hayden & Her Family

The Currys welcome five international adoptees with special needs into their large family.

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Hayden & Her Family

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America ReFramed

Jack & Yaya

Two transgender best friends celebrate their thirtieth year of friendship.

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Jack & Yaya

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The Falconer

A falconer endeavors to build a bird sanctuary and provide his community opportunities.

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The Falconer

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Curtain Up!

While preparing to stage a musical, Chinatown kids discover their own cultural identities.

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Curtain Up!

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Far East Deep South

A Chinese American family’s search for their roots leads them to the Mississippi Delta.

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Far East Deep South

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Sisters Rising

Native American women reclaim sovereignty in the face of sexual and colonial violence.

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Sisters Rising

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The Place That Makes Us

In Youngstown, a new crop of activists and leaders work to revitalize their hometown.

The Place That Makes Us

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Bring It Home

An entire community is upended when Lordstown Ohio's auto plant is idled.

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Bring It Home

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The Area

A South Side Chicago community’s five-year fight for respect in the face of displacement.

The Area