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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

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WHICH WAY HOME shows the personal side of immigration through the eyes of child migrants from Central America who risk everything to make it to the US riding atop freight trains through Mexico. Join FILMS ON PURPOSE and NEIGHBORS LINK Thursday, March 1, 2018 for a screening of WHICH WAY HOME. We will start the evening… Read More WHICH WAY HOME

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Let’s talk about plastic.  As Pleasantville considers the Reusable Bag Initiative, Films on Purpose and PleasantvilleRecycles are teaming up to host a pop-up screening of A PLASTIC OCEAN Jan 11th, 6:30pm at the Mt Pleasant Public Library. We’ll start with bites, the film will begin a little before 7pm and we’ll have a panel discussion following the film. The Reusable Bag Initiative folks will… Read More A PLASTIC OCEAN

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13th takes an unflinching look at the American system of incarceration, specifically how the prison industrial complex affects people of color. It takes its title from the 13th amendment, which abolished slavery and involuntary servitude – except for criminals – a loophole that’s been exploited since its inception. Today there are more African-Americans under criminal… Read More 13th