Five female activists run for local office in a grassroots effort to take back their city.
Rhode Island's local election administrators and poll workers work around the clock to secure the vote for their community during the 2020 election -- midst an onslaught of attacks from a sitting President and the deadly threat of a global pandemic. Once invisible to the general public, NO TIME TO FAIL spotlights election administrators as the ground zero of American democracy.
TOWN DESTROYER probes a passionate dispute over historic murals at a public high school depicting the life of George Washington: slaveowner, General, land speculator, President, and a man Seneca leaders called “town destroyer.” The controversy becomes a touchstone for a national debate over public art and historic memory in a time of racial reckoning.
Tired of watching local government ignore their communities’ interests, five diverse female activists run for municipal office in Denver - one of the U.S.’s fastest gentrifying cities. A story about an engaged community outrunning the deep pockets of the political establishment, RUNNING WITH MY GIRLS demonstrates that building a new kind of political power is not just aspirational but possible.
Your Vote 2023-24
#YourVote counts every year. Change can only begin with each registered voter in cities and towns across the country – local, state and national politics alike are essential building blocks toward reform.
With the 2024 elections nearing, it is never too early to begin registering, researching and reflecting on an important question: What are you voting for? Over the next year and beyond, WORLD presents new and streaming films exploring the myriad of issues facing our country's democracy – from the economy and climate change to education and immigration – that will be top of mind for voters across the U.S. Watch films tackling the big questions told through the voices of the American people.
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