America ReFramed

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


  • In Search of Bengali Harlem

    A Harlem playwright unearths the extraordinary pasts of his Bangladeshi immigrant parents.
  • Hundreds of Thousands

    A family acts to rectify a systemic wrong after a mentally ill loved one's incarceration.
  • What These Walls Won't Hold

    A filmmaker chronicles his journey beyond walls after being incarcerated at San Quentin.
  • A Woman on the Outside

    A story of Kristal Bush's fight against the impact of mass incarceration in Philadelphia.
  • The Cost of Inheritance

    Exploring reparations to illuminate the scope and rationale of this complex debate.
  • 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.


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.