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Firelight Media and Field of Vision Present: Our 100 Days

  • Maysles Cinema 343 Lenox Avenue New York, NY, 10027 United States (map)
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Advance registration for Our 100 Days is full but there are still overflow seats available at the door until they run out. 

This film program will be preceded by a cocktail reception from 6:00pm-7:00pm.

An Act of Worship
Sofian Khan and Nausheen Dadabhoy, 2017, 9 min
A unique portrait of CAIR - the Council on American-Islamic Relations - in the first days of the Trump administration as the civil rights organization responds to the new president’s agenda for Muslim-Americans.

Picket Line
Cecilia Aldarondo, 2017, 9 min
One week before Donald Trump was elected, 700 workers—many of whom were Trump supporters—walked out of the Momentive chemical plant in Waterford, NY, sparking a 105-day strike. In the wake of his win, the striking workers reflect on the election and Trump's advocacy for union-busting legislation.

An Uncertain Future
Chelsea Hernandez and Iliana Sosa, 2017, 11 min
In Austin, Texas, two expectant mothers—one undocumented and one US citizen—must contend with increased ICE raids and mounting hostility towards immigrants under President Trump.

Here I'll Stay
Lorena Manriquez and Marline McCurtis, 2017, 10 min
In Jackson, Mississippi, a coalition of Latino, black, and white activists known as MIRA (Mississippi Immigrants Rights Alliance) confronts local lawmakers, who introduced 12 anti-immigrant bills into the state legislature in 2017. Among those protesting in the state's capital: 13-year-old Yizel, whose parents are undocumented immigrants from Mexico.

State of Oregon
Adele Free Pham, 2017, 10 min
Nearly a year after the death of Larnell Bruce, a black teen from Gresham, Oregon, State of Oregon aims to shed light on the fatal encounter that ended his life--while unpacking the state’s fraught racial history.

Gavin Grimm Vs.
Nadia Hallgren, 2017, 18 min
In 2016, transgender teen Gavin Grimm sued his local school board after its members refused to let him use the bathroom of his choice. He was ready to take his case all the way to the Supreme Court—and then the election happened. 2018 Webby Award Winner - Public Service & Activism

American Carnage
Farihah Zaman and Jeff Reichert, 2017, 9 min
See how alt-right icon Steve Bannon’s years as a documentary filmmaker catapulted him to Breitbart News and the Trump White House.

Q&A with directors Nausheen Dadabhoy (An Act of Worship), Iliana Sosa (An Uncertain Future), Adele Free Pham (State of Oregon), Nadia Hallgren (Gavin Grimm Vs.), and Farihah Zaman (American Carnage) to follow the screening.

Our 100 Days is a series of short documentary projects from Field of Vision and Firelight Media that aims to tell stories from the perspective of vulnerable communities and explore threats to U.S. democracy in this current, polarized political climate.

This is a free program.