Filmscene

Community Collaborations

Community Collaborations is an ongoing series of engaging cinematic events in partnership with nonprofits, advocacy groups, passionate individuals, and community organizations to generate conversation and action inspired by film.

Upcoming Screenings

SCREENDANCE 2022

2022 / Various / Various

Fri, Aug 267:00pm

An evening where film meets dance with a series of short works.

Previous Screenings

THE FIRST STEP

2021 / USA + / Brandon Kramer

In a divided America, Van Jones attempts to pass a landmark criminal justice bill – and finds himself under fire from all sides.

REAL WOMEN HAVE CURVES

2002 / USA / Patricia Cardoso

In East LA, 18-year-old Ana struggles between her ambitions of going to college and the desires of her domineering mother for her to get married, have children, and run the family textile factory.

JUSTUS

2021 / USA / Cedric B. Theus +

Featuring interviews with ex-prisoners and activists, the film interrogates the structures that have targeted Black citizens with overwhelming disparity.

ON THE DIVIDE

2021 / USA / Maya Cueva +

On the Divide follows the story of three Latinx people living in McAllen, Texas who, despite their views, are connected by the most unexpected of places: the last abortion clinic on the U.S./Mexico border.

A DECENT HOME

2021 / USA / Sara Terry

When even the most affordable housing in our American Dream is being devoured by the wealthiest of the wealthy, whose dream are we serving? This rousing documentary addresses urgent issues of class and economic (im)mobility through the lives of mobile home park residents who are fighting for their basic right to fair housing.