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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

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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

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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

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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

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ONE VOTE

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