This 1985 Sundance-Award winning film speaks deeply to the present moment, exploring a true story of the struggle of black and white workers, over a hundred years ago, to build a strong interracial union in the giant Chicago slaughterhouses in the face of the mounting racism that erupted in violence in the Chicago Race Riot of 1919. It has been beautifully digitally restored and re-released by Film Movement, and is now rentable for streaming here.
From Academy Award® Winner Spike Lee comes a New Joint: the story of four African-American Vets who return to Vietnam, confronted by the lasting ravages of The Immorality of The Vietnam War.
From director Ken Loach, writer Paul Laverty and the award-winning team behind I, Daniel Blake, comes Sorry We Missed You - a powerful exploration of the contemporary world of work, the gig economy and the challenges faced by one family trying to hold it all together. Full review here.
A true story of official injustice and the long battle for vindication (in theaters now), based on a book by Bryan Stevenson