Season 8: Season 8

The eighth 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

The Blessing

A Navajo coal miner struggles with his part in the destruction of a sacred mountain.

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The Blessing

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Blood Memory

A survivor of America’s Indian Adoption Era helps Native adoptees find their way home.

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Blood Memory

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First Vote

A look at Chinese American electoral organizing in North Carolina and Ohio.

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First Vote

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Jaddoland

An intimate portrait of the work and process of visual artist, and immigrant, Lahib Jaddo.

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Jaddoland

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Little Miss Westie

A loving portrait of two transgender siblings following the 2016 presidential election.

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Little Miss Westie

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Tutwiler

Exploring the Alabama Prison Birth Project at Alabama's women-only Julia Tutwiler Prison.

Tutwiler

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Where the Pavement Ends

A haunting look at the deep and lasting wounds of segregation and racial injustice.

Where the Pavement Ends