WHY SLAVERY?

An estimated 40.3 million people are currently living as slaves, a number more than at any other time in history. From North Korea to the Middle East and Europe, WHY SLAVERY? uncovers the stories of men, women, and children living in the shadows of modern enslavement.

NOW STREAMING

Brooklyn Inshallah

Father Khader El-Yateem, is campaigning to be New York City's first Arab American councilman. As a Lutheran Pastor and Palestinian American, El-Yateem's bid to make history reveals the aspirations and divisions of his multicultural district. With the support of local organizers and activists, including Aber Kawas and Linda Sarsour, can he bring his community together to win the race?

AMERICA REFRAMED | DEC. 14 AT 8/7C

Unsettled: Seeking Refuge in America

In their home countries, four LGBTQ+ people were targets of death threats, harassment and discrimination because of who they are, who they love. They are among the many LGBTQ+ refugees and asylum seekers who have fled persecution to resettle in the U.S. But as leadership continues to restrict the flow of refugees, UNSETTLED humanizes a group of people desperate to find a safe place to call home.

DOC WORLD | SUNDAYS AT 10/9C

Human Rights

In December, Human Rights Month recognizes and rejects the widespread discriminations that plague marginalized populations and create barriers toward freedom. Liberties many take for granted in some parts of the world are prohibited in others as power structures threaten the foundations of what it means to live and work freely. In an effort to bridge gaps of inequality, explore films and features documenting stories of human rights from modern slavery to personal freedoms – voting, housing, education, religion, employment, and the independence to live out the truth of your identity.