Film, Upcoming

THE STARFISH THROWERS

Worlds apart, a five-start chef, a twelve year-old girl, and a retired schoolteacher discover how their individual efforts to feed the poor ignite a movement in the fight against hunger. Award-winning chef Narayanan Krishnan, fighting against the caste system in India, quits his job to begin a life of cooking and hand-delivering fresh meals to… Read More THE STARFISH THROWERS

Film, Past

PARIS TO PITTSBURGH

“There are now more jobs in renewable energy in the state of Pennsylvania than coal, natural gas, and oil combined.” -Bill Peduto, Mayor of Pittsburgh From coastal cities to America’s heartland, Paris to Pittsburgh celebrates how Americans are demanding and developing real solutions in the face of climate change.  And as the weather grows more deadly and destructive,… Read More PARIS TO PITTSBURGH

Film, Past

WHITE RIGHT: MEETING THE ENEMY

WHITE RIGHT: MEETING THE ENEMY is A documentary which focuses on the rise of white supremacist movements in the United States. Filmmaker Deeyah Khan, a Muslim woman, spent time with leaders of white nationalist groups, going to meetings and rallies, including the August 2017 rally in Charlottesville, VA. She had a simple question “Is it… Read More WHITE RIGHT: MEETING THE ENEMY

Film, Past

FROM BEACON TO THE BORDER

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

Film, Past

SUICIDE: THE RIPPLE EFFECT

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