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A 35-minute documentary film by Pleasantville resident and Films On Purpose co-founder Andrea Garbarini following a national movement of grannies as they journey to McAllen, Texas protesting the separation of migrant children from their families. After the film, there will be a panel discussion about the family separation crisis and what we can all do to… Read More FROM BEACON TO THE BORDER

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SUICIDE: THE RIPPLE EFFECT is a feature length documentary film and movement that doesn’t just focus on the devastating effects of suicide but also on the tremendous positive ripple effects of advocacy, inspiration and hope that are helping millions heal & stay alive. The film highlights the journey of Kevin Hines, who at age 19, attempted to… Read More SUICIDE: THE RIPPLE EFFECT

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ONE VOTE is a small film about a big topic: American democracy. Filmed in five locations on a single day, One Vote captures the compelling stories of diverse voters on Election Day 2016. At times funny, surprising and heart-wrenching, the film eschews partisan politics in favor of an honest portrayal. Join Films on Purpose with… Read More ONE VOTE

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Join Films on Purpose and Enough Coalition Pleasantville Thursday, May 31 for Under the Gun- a documentary film Variety referred to as “never less than compelling”. UNDER THE GUN examines the events and people who have kept the gun debate fierce and the progress slow, even as gun deaths and mass shootings continue to increase.… Read More UNDER THE GUN

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From internationally acclaimed photographic artist Chris Jordan, in his filmmaking debut, comes ALBATROSS, a powerful visual journey into the heart of a gut-wrenching environmental tragedy. On Midway Island, in the remote North Pacific Ocean, tens of thousands of Laysan albatross chicks lie dead on the ground, their bodies filled with plastic. Jordan visited Midway over… Read More ALBATROSS