America ReFramed

America ReFramed showcases films that will give viewers a "snapshot" of the transforming American life; the guts, the grit and the glamor of a new and changing America. From contemporary life on Native reservations to stories of recovery on the Gulf, from hardships and revitalization in towns big and small to stories from city streets across the country, these independent, personal and opinionated films document the times in which we live.

Tue, Aug 11 8:00 P.M. Agents of Change     NH WORLD

Agents of Change looks at a pivotal moment when our nation was caught at the intersection of the Civil Rights, Black Power, and Anti-Vietnam War Movements.

Wed, Aug 12 12:00 A.M. Agents of Change     NH WORLD

Agents of Change looks at a pivotal moment when our nation was caught at the intersection of the Civil Rights, Black Power, and Anti-Vietnam War Movements.

Wed, Aug 12 8:00 A.M. Agents of Change     NH WORLD

Agents of Change looks at a pivotal moment when our nation was caught at the intersection of the Civil Rights, Black Power, and Anti-Vietnam War Movements.

Sat, Aug 15 10:00 P.M. Agents of Change     NH WORLD

Agents of Change looks at a pivotal moment when our nation was caught at the intersection of the Civil Rights, Black Power, and Anti-Vietnam War Movements.

Sun, Aug 16 2:00 A.M. Agents of Change     NH WORLD

Agents of Change looks at a pivotal moment when our nation was caught at the intersection of the Civil Rights, Black Power, and Anti-Vietnam War Movements.

Sun, Aug 16 9:00 A.M. Agents of Change     NH WORLD

Agents of Change looks at a pivotal moment when our nation was caught at the intersection of the Civil Rights, Black Power, and Anti-Vietnam War Movements.

Sun, Aug 16 5:00 P.M. Agents of Change     NH WORLD

Agents of Change looks at a pivotal moment when our nation was caught at the intersection of the Civil Rights, Black Power, and Anti-Vietnam War Movements.

Tue, Aug 18 8:00 P.M. Charlie Vs. Goliath     NH WORLD

Former Catholic priest Charlie Hardy is 75 years old and has no money or political experience.

Wed, Aug 19 12:00 A.M. Charlie Vs. Goliath     NH WORLD

Former Catholic priest Charlie Hardy is 75 years old and has no money or political experience.

Wed, Aug 19 8:00 A.M. Charlie Vs. Goliath     NH WORLD

Former Catholic priest Charlie Hardy is 75 years old and has no money or political experience.

Sat, Aug 22 10:00 P.M. Charlie Vs. Goliath     NH WORLD

Former Catholic priest Charlie Hardy is 75 years old and has no money or political experience.

Sun, Aug 23 2:00 A.M. Charlie Vs. Goliath     NH WORLD

Former Catholic priest Charlie Hardy is 75 years old and has no money or political experience.

Sun, Aug 23 9:00 A.M. Charlie Vs. Goliath     NH WORLD

Former Catholic priest Charlie Hardy is 75 years old and has no money or political experience.

Sun, Aug 23 5:00 P.M. Charlie Vs. Goliath     NH WORLD

Former Catholic priest Charlie Hardy is 75 years old and has no money or political experience.

Tue, Aug 25 8:00 P.M. Through The Repellent Fence     NH WORLD

Through the Repellent Fence follows the creation of a two-mile long ephemeral art installation by three Native American artists: Raven Chacon, Cristobal Martinez, and Kade L.

Wed, Aug 26 12:00 A.M. Through The Repellent Fence     NH WORLD

Through the Repellent Fence follows the creation of a two-mile long ephemeral art installation by three Native American artists: Raven Chacon, Cristobal Martinez, and Kade L.

Wed, Aug 26 8:00 A.M. Through The Repellent Fence     NH WORLD

Through the Repellent Fence follows the creation of a two-mile long ephemeral art installation by three Native American artists: Raven Chacon, Cristobal Martinez, and Kade L.

Sat, Aug 29 10:00 P.M. Through The Repellent Fence     NH WORLD

Through the Repellent Fence follows the creation of a two-mile long ephemeral art installation by three Native American artists: Raven Chacon, Cristobal Martinez, and Kade L.

Sun, Aug 30 2:00 A.M. Through The Repellent Fence     NH WORLD

Through the Repellent Fence follows the creation of a two-mile long ephemeral art installation by three Native American artists: Raven Chacon, Cristobal Martinez, and Kade L.

Sun, Aug 30 9:00 A.M. Through The Repellent Fence     NH WORLD

Through the Repellent Fence follows the creation of a two-mile long ephemeral art installation by three Native American artists: Raven Chacon, Cristobal Martinez, and Kade L.

Tue, Sep 1 8:00 P.M. Jaddoland     NH WORLD

Nadia Shihab's Jaddoland is an intimate portrait of the work and process of the director's visual artist mother Lahib Jaddo.

Wed, Sep 2 12:00 A.M. Jaddoland     NH WORLD

Nadia Shihab's Jaddoland is an intimate portrait of the work and process of the director's visual artist mother Lahib Jaddo.

Wed, Sep 2 8:00 A.M. Jaddoland     NH WORLD

Nadia Shihab's Jaddoland is an intimate portrait of the work and process of the director's visual artist mother Lahib Jaddo.

Sat, Sep 5 10:00 P.M. Jaddoland     NH WORLD

Nadia Shihab's Jaddoland is an intimate portrait of the work and process of the director's visual artist mother Lahib Jaddo.

Sun, Sep 6 2:00 A.M. Jaddoland     NH WORLD

Nadia Shihab's Jaddoland is an intimate portrait of the work and process of the director's visual artist mother Lahib Jaddo.

Sun, Sep 6 9:00 A.M. Jaddoland     NH WORLD

Nadia Shihab's Jaddoland is an intimate portrait of the work and process of the director's visual artist mother Lahib Jaddo.

Tue, Sep 8 8:00 P.M. Farewell Ferris Wheel     NH WORLD

Carnivals have a delightful place in the American imagination, with childhood memories of family fun, fantasy, and summer love.

Wed, Sep 9 12:00 A.M. Farewell Ferris Wheel     NH WORLD

Carnivals have a delightful place in the American imagination, with childhood memories of family fun, fantasy, and summer love.

Wed, Sep 9 8:00 A.M. Farewell Ferris Wheel     NH WORLD

Carnivals have a delightful place in the American imagination, with childhood memories of family fun, fantasy, and summer love.

Sat, Sep 12 10:00 P.M. Farewell Ferris Wheel     NH WORLD

Carnivals have a delightful place in the American imagination, with childhood memories of family fun, fantasy, and summer love.

Sun, Sep 13 2:00 A.M. Farewell Ferris Wheel     NH WORLD

Carnivals have a delightful place in the American imagination, with childhood memories of family fun, fantasy, and summer love.

Sun, Sep 13 9:00 A.M. Farewell Ferris Wheel     NH WORLD

Carnivals have a delightful place in the American imagination, with childhood memories of family fun, fantasy, and summer love.

Sun, Sep 13 5:00 P.M. Farewell Ferris Wheel     NH WORLD

Carnivals have a delightful place in the American imagination, with childhood memories of family fun, fantasy, and summer love.

Tue, Sep 15 8:00 P.M. The Unafraid     NH WORLD

Banned from attending Georgia's top five public universities and from paying in-state tuition at other public colleges in the state, DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) students like Alejandro, Silvia, and Aldo unite through their activist work with an immigrants' rights group.

Wed, Sep 16 12:00 A.M. The Unafraid     NH WORLD

Banned from attending Georgia's top five public universities and from paying in-state tuition at other public colleges in the state, DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) students like Alejandro, Silvia, and Aldo unite through their activist work with an immigrants' rights group.

Wed, Sep 16 8:00 A.M. The Unafraid     NH WORLD

Banned from attending Georgia's top five public universities and from paying in-state tuition at other public colleges in the state, DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) students like Alejandro, Silvia, and Aldo unite through their activist work with an immigrants' rights group.

Sat, Sep 19 10:00 P.M. The Unafraid     NH WORLD

Banned from attending Georgia's top five public universities and from paying in-state tuition at other public colleges in the state, DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) students like Alejandro, Silvia, and Aldo unite through their activist work with an immigrants' rights group.

Sun, Sep 20 2:00 A.M. The Unafraid     NH WORLD

Banned from attending Georgia's top five public universities and from paying in-state tuition at other public colleges in the state, DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) students like Alejandro, Silvia, and Aldo unite through their activist work with an immigrants' rights group.

Sun, Sep 20 9:00 A.M. The Unafraid     NH WORLD

Banned from attending Georgia's top five public universities and from paying in-state tuition at other public colleges in the state, DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) students like Alejandro, Silvia, and Aldo unite through their activist work with an immigrants' rights group.

Sun, Sep 20 5:00 P.M. The Unafraid     NH WORLD

Banned from attending Georgia's top five public universities and from paying in-state tuition at other public colleges in the state, DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) students like Alejandro, Silvia, and Aldo unite through their activist work with an immigrants' rights group.

Tue, Sep 22 8:00 P.M. The Hand That Feeds     NH WORLD

At a popular bakery cafe, residents of New York's Upper East Side get bagels and coffee served with a smile 24 hours a day.


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America ReFramed By Episode

  • My Louisiana Love (#108)

    MY LOUISIANA LOVE traces a young woman's quest to find a place in her Native American community as it reels from decades of environmental degradation.

  • American Dreams Deferred (#114)

    A young Latino man, William Caballero, juggles unconditional family love with the challenges of breaking the cycle that has kept so many relatives from reaching their dreams.

  • Town Hall (#217)

    TOWN HALL casts an unflinching eye at Katy and John, two Tea Party activists from the battleground state of Pennsylvania who believe America's salvation lies in a return to true conservative values.

  • Come Hell or High Water: The Battle for Turkey Creek (#219)

    Come Hell or High Water: The Battle for Turkey Creek follows the painful but inspiring journey of Derrick Evans, a Boston teacher who moves home to coastal Mississippi when the graves of his ancestors are bulldozed to make way for the sprawling city of Gulfport.

  • Broken Heart Land (#222)

    On an early autumn afternoon, in his parent's ranch in Norman, Oklahoma, gay teen Zack Harrington killed himself with a gunshot to the head.

  • Out in the Silence (#309)

    Out in the Silence captures the remarkable chain of events that unfold when the announcement of filmmaker Joe Wilson's wedding to another man ignites a firestorm of controversy in his small Pennsylvania hometown.

  • 9-Man (#318)

    9-Man is a story about streetball battle in the heart of Chinatown featuring a chaotic, Chinese-only game played competitively in parking lots and alleys since 1938.

  • Baddddd Sonia Sanchez (#406)

    For 80-year-old Sonia Sanchez, writing is both a personal and political act.

  • The Hand That Feeds (#419)

    At a popular bakery cafe, residents of New York's Upper East Side get bagels and coffee served with a smile 24 hours a day.

  • In The Game (#421)

    The the ups and downs of a girls' soccer team reveal the very real obstacles that low-income students confront in their quest for higher education.

  • We Like It Like That (#422)

    We Like it Like That tells the story of Latin boogaloo is New York City.

  • 70 Acres In Chicago (#502)

    Twenty-years in the making, 70 Acres in Chicago tells the story of the Cabrini Green public housing development located on the most hotly contested 70 acres of land in Chicago.

  • Radical Grace (#503)

    When the Vatican reprimands U.S. nuns, citing their "radical feminism, " three U.

  • Enter The Faun (#504)

    Tracing the unlikely collaboration between a veteran choreographer and a young actor with cerebral palsy, this story challenges the boundaries of medicine and art to prove that every body is capable of miraculous transformation.

  • Breathin': The Eddy Zheng Story (#507)

    Arrested at 16 and tried as an adult for kidnapping and robbery, Eddy Zheng served over 20 years in California prisons and jails.

  • Vegas Baby (#508)

    Some think an in-vitro fertilization contest sounds crazy, but countless Americans desperate to start a family believe this social media experiment is their only hope.

  • Care (#510)

    90% of Americans want to age at home, but many of them have to rely on paid care workers because their families can't provide the support they need.

  • Night School (#511)

    Every year, over a million students drop out of high school.

  • We Breathe Again (#512)

    Suicide - one of the leading causes of death for Alaska Natives.

  • Farewell Ferris Wheel (#513)

    Carnivals have a delightful place in the American imagination, with childhood memories of family fun, fantasy, and summer love.

  • Deej (#514)

    Deej is the story of DJ Savarese ("Deej"), a gifted, young writer and advocate for nonspeaking autistics.

  • On A Knife Edge (#515)

    On a Knife Edge is the coming-of-age story of George Dull Knife, a Lakota teenager growing up on South Dakota's Pine Ridge Reservation.

  • Gentlemen of Vision (#601)

    Gentlemen of Vision (GOV) follows a year in the life of coach, counselor and founder, Marlon Wharton, and his 2015-2016 class of young Black students as he strives to rewrite their future prospects.

  • For Ahkeem (#602)

    In one of the most volatile places in the country, Daje Shelton is only 17 years old when she faces a judge.

  • Agents of Change (#603)

    Agents of Change looks at a pivotal moment when our nation was caught at the intersection of the Civil Rights, Black Power, and Anti-Vietnam War Movements.

  • 100 Years: One Woman's Fight for Justice (#604)

    Elouise Cobell is a little known hero whose relentless pursuit of justice led her to find remedy for over half a million American Indian account holders whose funds were held by the U.

  • The Invisible Patients (#605)

    Through the story of Jessica Macleod, Ph.D., a dedicated nurse practitioner in Evansville, Indiana, and her four homebound and marginalized patients, THE INVISIBLE PATIENTS sheds light on some of the most urgent healthcare issues facing our nation today: from the living conditions of the elderly poor and end-of-life care, to the soaring costs of hospitalization, complexity of insurance and overprescription of opiates.

  • Milwaukee 53206 (#606)

    MILWAUKEE 53206 introduces viewers to a community with the highest rate of incarcerated African American men in the U.

  • Beyond The Wall (#607)

    When a prisoner enters a jail, they're handed a booklet to guide them.

  • The Corridor (#608)

    At least 70 percent of people in jail have little to no high school education, and at least 70 percent of the people released end up back in jail.

  • Through The Repellent Fence (#609)

    Through the Repellent Fence follows the creation of a two-mile long ephemeral art installation by three Native American artists: Raven Chacon, Crist?bal Mart?nez, and Kade L.

  • Through The Repellent Fence (#609)

    Through the Repellent Fence follows the creation of a two-mile long ephemeral art installation by three Native American artists: Raven Chacon, Cristobal Martinez, and Kade L.

  • Finding Kukan (#610)

    Filmmaker Robin Lung documents her 7-year journey to uncover the efforts of Li Ling-Ai, the visionary but uncredited producer of Kukan.

  • Who Is Arthur Chu? (#612)

    Who is Arthur Chu?

  • Bidder 70 (#613)

    Bidder 70 traces Tim DeChristopher's growth from concerned citizen and student of economics to climate justice activist and leader.

  • Charlie Vs. Goliath (#615)

  • Charlie Vs. Goliath (#615)

    Former Catholic priest Charlie Hardy is 75 years old and has no money or political experience.

  • Island Soldier (#616)

    Filmed in Kosrae, Micronesia, Island Soldier follows the Nena family as they grieve the loss of their son, Sapuro "Sapp" Nena.

  • Moroni for President (#617)

    Every four years, the Navajo Nation elects its president, whom many consider the most powerful Native American in the country.

  • There Are Jews Here (#618)

    There Are Jews Here follows the untold stories of four once thriving American Jewish communities that are now barely holding on.

  • Winter at Westbeth (#619)

    The elderly residents of Westbeth Artists Housing in New York City are immersed in their art practice as though there is no tomorrow.

  • Pyne Poynt (#702)

    Little League baseball in America's most dangerous city is more than just a game.

  • Detroit 48202: Conversations Along A Postal Route (#703)

    Examines the rise, demise, and contested resurgence of the City of Detroit through the lens of African-American mail carrier, Wendell Watkins, and the committed community he faithfully served for thirty years.

  • Struggle & Hope (#704)

    Among the wealth of untold stories in American history is the rise and slow disappearance of all-black towns that sprung up in Oklahoma following the end of the Civil War.

  • Late Blossom Blues (#705)

    Leo "Bud" Welch's recording and touring career begins at the age of 81.

  • Exit Music (#706)

    Ethan Rice was born with cystic fibrosis, an incurable genetic illness that eventually leads to respiratory failure.

  • Death of a Child (#707)

    In DEATH OF A CHILD, parents recount in disbelief the unimaginable trauma of forgetting their very own child in the car.

  • Nailed It (#708)

    Visit any strip mall in the United States, and there's bound to be a Vietnamese nail salon.

  • Circle Up (#709)

    CIRCLE UP is the story of a grieving mother, the men who murdered her son, and the unexpected relationships they create to prevent more violence.

  • Councilwoman (#710)

    Carmen Castillo is a first-term city councilwoman who maintains her full-time job as a hotel housekeeper.

  • The Unafraid (#711)

    Banned from attending Georgia's top five public universities and from paying in-state tuition at other public colleges in the state, DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) students like Alejandro, Silvia, and Aldo unite through their activist work with an immigrants' rights group.

  • Intelligent Lives (#712)

    Narrated by Academy-Award nominee Chris Cooper, INTELLIGENT LIVES follows three young adults with intellectual disabilities: Micah, Naieer, and Naomie, who, with the support of family, educators, and colleagues, work toward a future marked with increased inclusion and independence.

  • Perfectly Normal for Me (#713)

    Alexandria, Jake, Caitlin and Veronica, ages 5 to 15, reveal what it's like to live with physical disabilities.

  • Surviving Home (#714)

    Over 20 million U.S. military veterans have put their lives on the line in service to their country.

  • Where The Pavement Ends (#801)

    Where The Pavement Ends transports viewers to Missouri towns Kinloch and Ferguson, examining the shared histories and deep racial divides affecting both.

  • Jaddoland (#802)

    Nadia Shihab's Jaddoland is an intimate portrait of the work and process of the director's visual artist mother Lahib Jaddo.

  • Tutwiler (#803)

    TUTWILER takes audiences into Alabama's only maximum security women's penitentiary, Julia Tutwiler Prison, and explores the Alabama Prison Birth Project, helping expectant and new mothers learn childbirth and parenting skills while dealing with the pain of being separated from their children.

  • Little Miss Westie (#804)

    A loving and insightful portrait of two transgender siblings - Luca and Ren - and their parents, set in the changing social climate following the 2016 presidential election.

  • Vision Portraits (#805)

    Acclaimed director Rodney Evans (Brother to Brother and The Happy Sad) takes viewers on a personal journey as he ponders how the deterioration of his vision will impact his life and work as a filmmaker.



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