America ReFramed

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


  • The Cost of Inheritance

    Exploring reparations to illuminate the scope and rationale of this complex debate.
  • In Search of Bengali Harlem

    From Harlem to Bangladesh: a quest to discover South Asian and Muslim American histories.
  • By Water

    A journey into a brother's memories transform into a tool for reconciliation and healing.
  • Town Destroyer

    In an era of racial reckoning, a George Washington mural ignites a public art debate.
  • No Time to Fail

    Local election officials work around the clock to secure the vote and uphold US democracy.
  • Running with My Girls

    Five female activists run for local office in a grassroots effort to take back their city.
  • From Here

    Artists and activists fight to redefine belonging on both sides of the Atlantic.
  • Blurring the Color Line

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

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.