Drea Cooper, a co-director of this mesmerizing movie of people making life and death decisions to survive, lives in Oakland, California and noticed smoke November 8, 2018 but didn’t give it much thought until his mom called late in the evening: “Paradise is gone,” she said.
Director Abby Ginzberg tells the audience she wants them to join the movement for progressive change.
Fekkak Mamdouh, co-director of Roc-United, and Nataki Rhodes of Roc-United Chicago, are the principal speak-truth-to-power activists in this second Q&A video snippet for WAGING CHANGE directed by Abby Ginzberg.
A blazing documentary featuring female activists from around the country and well known activist actresses – and yes, there are some males – united in a fierce effort to end a modern day form of indentured slavery endemic in the restaurant business. Told in a spellbinding cinema fashion by Award Winning Director Abby Ginzberg. This Q&A, which is more A than Q, is 7 minutes of prime time viewing!
Today, Thursday, October 31, 2019 is the last day that the movie will be showing at the IFC Center in NYC. Times: 1:10 p.m., 3:10 p.m., 5:10 p.m. 7:20 p.m. Please note that the 5:10 p.m. and 7:20 p.m. showtimes today will have tickets available at the box office only due to the Halloween Parade shutting down the West 4 Street subway station. Burning Cane on Netflix November 6.
Showing at the IFC Center in NYC. Remaining showtimes today, Wednesday, October 30, are 5:10 p.m. and 7:20 p.m. Tomorrow, Thursday, the last showing of the film: 1:10 p.m., 3:10 p.m., 5:10 p.m. and 7:20 p.m. Director Phillip Youman and…
Schedule: 300+ Films, Episodic Content, Events Spanning 10 Days at the IFC Center, SVA Theater and Cinépolis Chelsea. Hundreds of Special Guests.
DOC NYC opens TOMORROW with its Opening Night Screening of Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band! There is only a limited number of tickets left for this screening so be sure to get yours now!DOC NYC is also having another 10 for $10 flash sale! Get tickets to 10 different films for only $10 each! Be sure to get in quick, this offer ends on noon Wednesday November 6!
DOC NYC, kicking off tomorrow. Shining a light on the different areas of the festival to help people plan their schedules This week:Highlighting our True Crime Section as part of the film lineup and the Short List panels being presented at DOC NYC PRO.
Gregg W. Morris: Mesmerizing story telling about a deeply religious woman’s struggle to reconcile her convictions of faith with the love she has for her alcoholic son and a troubled preacher. Set in rural Louisiana, film explores the relationships within a southern black protestant community, examining the roots of toxic masculinity, black manhood and the dichotomous role of religion and faith. Director-Writer Cinematic Jack of All Trades Phillip Youman was 19 when his film opened at the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival, winning best narrative, best actor and best cinematography awards!
His film was selected at the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival for Best Narrative Feature, Best Actor and Best Cinematography. Director Housman and Moderator Erik Luers seen below. Showing at the IFC Center in NYC, Saturday, October 26, – Thursday, October 31, 1:10 p.m., 3:10 p.m., 5:10 p.m., 7:20 p.m.