America ReFramed

Brings to life compelling stories illuminating the contours of our ever-changing country.


  • Blurring the Color Line

    How do Chinese grocers in the Jim Crow South complicate America’s binary paradigm of race?
  • A Decent Home

    How are the lives of mobile home park residents impacted by class and economic injustice?
  • The Death of My Two Fathers

    Sol Guy watches his late father’s tapes -- and confronts the choices of his father’s life.
  • Big Chief, Black Hawk

    A brief look at the youngest Mardi Gras Indian Big Chief and “the culture” in New Orleans.
  • Kid Candidate

    A 24-year-old artist & musician in Amarillo, TX makes an unorthodox run for city council.
  • La Manplesa: An Uprising Remembered

    A collective memory of Mt. Pleasant's Salvadoran community and the May 1991 rebellion.
  • Any Given Day

    A filmmaker and three Chicagoans navigate the complexities of living with mental illness.
  • Chinatown Rising

    A chronicle of the battles for social justice in the historic San Francisco neighborhood.

About America ReFramed

America ReFramed brings to life compelling stories, personal voices and experiences that illuminate the contours of our ever-changing country. Since 2012, the series has premiered 170 films - more than half helmed by female makers and a third credited to BIPOC makers - centering stories of the LGBTQ community, people with disabilities, the formerly incarcerated, veterans, immigrants and more.