America ReFramed

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


  • 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.
  • Geographies of Kinship

    The rise of Korea's global adoption program through the stories of four adoptees.
  • Daughter of a Lost Bird

    A Native adoptee’s journey to reconnect with her birth mother and her Lummi heritage.
  • Sapelo

    Off the Georgia coast, two brothers grow up in an enclave of the Saltwater Geechee people.

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.