Jas figures out the truth behind her dad’s death and reveals it at a school meeting, changing everything for the small town. As Jas finally grieves for her dad, Ruby is also able to face the pain of her own past.
Jas finds Marcel hoping to get answers, but he’s grieving and tells her how much her dad loved her. Distraught, she returns to school and makes a scene. Ruby makes her promise to stop her investigation, but Jas discovers another clue.
Jas meets one of her dad’s work colleagues, who tells her he couldn’t have been stoned when he died, as the report suggests. She also learns her dad may have been having an affair. Ruby has flashbacks of a traumatic episode.
Ruby has a full-blown panic attack in the classroom as she revisits the traumatic death of a past student. After Jas gets into more trouble, her frustrated grandmother reveals that her dad did have a secret, sending Jas on another search.
After Ruby falsifies her student teaching report, it becomes clear that she’s hiding something from her past. Jas continues her investigation into her dad’s death, which leads her to chase down the strange man from outside his funeral.
Fifteen-year-old Jas’s dad has recently died in an accident in the river, but she refuses to believe the story and suspects the town’s mine manager was involved. Meanwhile, new teacher Ruby arrives in town, unaware of what she’ll be dealing with.
Katie becomes obsessed with finding Tala and separates from husband Bradley, who believes the call was just a scam. But Katie has woken up from her privileged life and she’s not stopping, especially not after hearing what her P.I. found.
Now embroiled in a custody battle, Katie forges on with her mission only to find her P.I. backing out. Still no closer to finding Tala and faced with losing everything in her life, Katie must make an important decision about her search.
One uneventful night, Katie gets a call from an unknown number. On the line a man named Zuhair pleads for her to help his pregnant wife, Tala, as gunshots ring out. What she hears changes her forever, and the search for Tala begins.
Katie’s search takes an unexpected turn when she meets a Sierra Leonean man who reveals information that confirms she’s on the right track. Back home, Katie’s personal life is spiraling too, as everyone she loves side against her.
A mysterious call from a dying stranger upends Katie Bonner’s life and sends her down a dangerous rabbit hole in search of a woman named Tala. Is she risking everything to save a woman she's never met, or trying to destroy the woman she's become?
When troubled teen Jas starts investigating her dad’s suspicious death, she clashes with new teacher Ruby, who’s hiding a dark secret. What Jas uncovers will change everything for their small Tasmanian town.
With some notable reforms in place, Krasner knows there’s more work to do. He passes the baton by recruiting law students to work in his office or join other progressive D.A. offices so the movement can continue in Philly and around the country.
Krasner recommends new sentences for juveniles who were sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole. The parents of Sultan Ahmad Jr., who was killed as a teenager, learn that their son’s killer is getting out soon.
Krasner campaigned on a historic pledge to end capital punishment in Philadelphia. That vow is tested when the time comes to prosecute the murderers of beloved officer Robert Wilson III. Family members and the police union demand the death penalty.
For the first time in 20 years, the Philadelphia D.A.’s office is charging an on-duty officer with murder after Ryan Pownall shot David Jones three times in the back. The FOP supports the officer and pledges to get him back on the force.
It’s fall 2017, and Larry Krasner is running for D.A. of Philadelphia, the most incarcerated big city in America. How will the city respond to Krasner’s bold promises to change the system, end mass incarceration, and hold police accountable?
LaTonya Myers is an upstanding citizen but on probation, she’s treated like a criminal. To give people like LaTonya a fair chance and to curb the number of people in jail because of probation violations, Krasner makes a proposal.
Local cops are trying to blame Krasner for a spike in crime, but it’s not that simple. At a town hall, a frustrated Krasner calls the cops liars and walks out. When a key Councilmember considers pulling her support, Krasner rethinks his approach.
Krasner and his team build a police misconduct database to recommend a list of officers to bar from testifying in court. Lisa Harvey, the supervisor of the juvenile unit, is optimistic that she can work with her new boss Bob Listenbee.
A former civil rights attorney who sued the police over 75 times, Larry Krasner is now revolutionizing the Philadelphia District Attorney’s office with progressive, but polarizing reforms. Can he change the criminal justice system from the inside?
From ex-gang members to military veterans, the call centers of Tijuana are filled with English-speaking deportees who have been forced to trade the American Dream for a new life wedged between home and displacement.
An emotionally stirring look at the last day in the life of a down-and-out soul singer, starring soul legend Lee Fields and Janet Mock. Followed by a Q&A with emerging Brooklyn-raised filmmaker Alex Ashe.
Nominated for an Oscar® in the Live Action Short Film category, The Letter Room follows an empathetic corrections officer (Oscar Isaac) who finds escape in the deeply personal letters written to an inmate on death row. Co-starring Alia Shawkat.
After a recent breakup, Joanna reluctantly goes on a Ferris wheel ride with her three friends, who try to offer her advice and end up exposing shocking secrets about all four of them. Followed by a Q&A with emerging Lebanese filmmaker Lara Zeidan.
Oscar-winning director Roger Ross Williams hosts this illuminating series showcasing short films from some of the most talented emerging directors and underrepresented voices in film today. Clearly the future of film is bright.
A viral Instagram account, a bold fashion line. One young Palestinian man shows the Arab diaspora they don’t have to tap into the Western zeitgeist—they can create their own. Followed by a Q&A with Iranian-Malaysian-Chinese filmmaker Roxy Rezvany.
How do you grieve for an unborn child? This tenderly animated short film explores the beautiful Japanese Buddhist ritual for grieving an abortion through one woman’s story. Followed by a Q&A with the filmmakers.
He might be a false prophet, but Sri Kumaré has been known to teach true enlightenment. In his documentary, the fake guru gained real followers, whose lives he changed through his made-up teachings. Now Kumare is back with a new series, The Guru Inside You. Each episode focuses on a different issue, from loneliness to diet trends, with even wilder and funnier teachings. Get real spiritual guidance from a false prophet, and have fun in the process.
An amplification of racial division through one man’s act of kindness, Mthunzi follows a young Black man who stops to help a stranger and ends up in a life-or-death situation. Followed by a Q&A with emerging South African filmmaker Tebogo Malebogo.
Two immigrant brothers from Nigeria are pitted against each other when one pursues the American Dream and the other gets fed up by the cycle of oppression that defines it. Followed by a Q&A with emerging Nigerian filmmaker Adewale Olukayode.
Shot in stunning black and white, the film wordlessly weaves together striking portraits of three Cuban women of different generations who explore their bodies, beauty, strength, and pain. Followed by a Q&A with emerging filmmaker Everlane Moraes.
In episode two, Sri Kumare tackles loneliness, an issue that affected 60 million Americans even before quarantine but is now more pervasive than ever. From being ghosted on Zoom to not being able to go to SoulCycle, these are troubling times. Luckily, Kumare is here to offer his unique spiritual wisdom. For example, loneliness is a lot like cheese—it can be hard, stinky, and open a hole inside of you. Also, don’t hold in your loneliness or else you might get an emotional UTI.
In episode one, Sri Kumare teaches his most important lesson: how to be your own guru. He reminds us that people who call themselves spiritual leaders are frauds, so it’s best to be your own. But if all else fails, there’s always mimosas.
In this quiet and tender film about grief, Herman decides to join his wife after losing her. Through the act of crafting his own coffin, he ends up building a stronger connection to life. Followed by a Q&A with emerging filmmaker Sanford Jenkins.
Intertwining traditional Black folk songs and modern dance, this nonlinear film looks at growing up in the South and reconnecting with the land of one’s childhood and ancestors. Followed by a Q&A with emerging filmmaker Callie Lyons.
A coming-of-age story about class, race, and jumping into other people's pools. Teenager Tommy’s family can barely keep their heads above water, so why not jump into someone else’s? Followed by a Q&A with emerging filmmaker Haley Anderson.
A visually poetic portrait of a young Black boy in the South who navigates the mundane and discovers the miraculous. Followed by a Q&A with director Terrance Daye, who drew inspiration from growing up Black and queer in a religious home in the South.
Shot on Hi8 tape, this poetic film explores a father’s influence on masculinity, self-acceptance, and lost innocence using urban imagery and experimental visual and audio layering. Followed by a Q&A with emerging filmmaker Ameer Kazmi.