Found 28 resources on economic justice

economic justice


The following films from the Media That Matters™ collection explore the issue of economic justice.

(Hate) Machine

More About (Hate) Machine from Director Phil Caron The concept for (Hate) Machine came out of the…
Official selection of the Media That Matters 6 collection

A LOUD COLOR

I was asked by Tim Ryan at NOVAC (a nonprofit video access center in New Orleans) to…
Official selection of the Media That Matters 8 collection

A NOMAD’S LIFE

A NOMAD’S LIFE was conceived as part of the Kham Film Project, an association of American and…
Official selection of the Media That Matters 8 collection

AFTER THE HARVEST: FIGHTING HUNGER IN THE COFFEELANDS

In a recent survey of small-scale coffee farmers in Mexico, Guatemala, and Nicaragua, over 67% indicated they…
Official selection of the Media That Matters 11 collection

AISHA’S SONG

Partially blinded by an unknown illness at age 4 and sent out to work on the tough…
Official selection of the Media That Matters 12 collection

All That I Can Be

William, like many young Americans, feels that joining the military is his only way out of a…
Official selection of the Media That Matters 5 collection

ARGENTINA TURNING AROUND

In the 1990s, Argentina embraced globalization. Instead of profiting from a global economy, a number of unfortunate…
Official selection of the Media That Matters 8 collection

Asparagus! (A Stalk-umentary)

Journey to the “Asparagus Capital of the World” to discover why one little vegetable is so important.
Official selection of the Media That Matters 6 collection

BY-STANDING: THE BEGINNING OF AN AMERICAN LIFETIME

About BY-STANDING: THE BEGINNING OF AN AMERICAN LIFETIME from Director Karen Lin BY-STANDING is the collision of…
Official selection of the Media That Matters 7 collection

DAY JOB

From the beginning, filmmaking and positive social change have always gone hand-in-hand for me. After working with…
Official selection of the Media That Matters 10 collection

DENIED

When I met Sheila Wessenberg, she was living the American nightmare.
Official selection of the Media That Matters 10 collection

EVERYBODY’S NUTS

In the beginning, my inspiration for making this piece was a way to escape summer doldrums. It…
Official selection of the Media That Matters 11 collection

GERTHY’S ROOTS

GERTHY’S ROOTS is the story of a strong and inspiring Haitian-born woman and her quest to make…
Official selection of the Media That Matters 12 collection

HUMAN RIGHTS ARE FOR EVERYONE

This video makes it simple to understand what our young generations need in order to comply with…
Official selection of the Media That Matters 12 collection

LA HOJA

I was approached by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting to make a film about a family…
Official selection of the Media That Matters 9 collection

LESSONS FROM A TAILOR

The inspiration for this film came directly from the man himself. When I first met Martin Greenfield…
Official selection of the Media That Matters 10 collection

LOCUSTS

We needed to develop “Locusts” beyond our lyrics into something that represented a wider community perspective from…
Official selection of the Media That Matters 9 collection

LOOKING BACK

I consider LOOKING BACK a film about recovery as an ongoing process. For the veterans I met,…
Official selection of the Media That Matters 9 collection

Massacre at Murambi

More About Massacre at Murambi from Director & Producer Sam Kauffmann During the genocide in Rwanda in…
Official selection of the Media That Matters 7 collection

NO ONE BOTHERED

This short intends to illustrate that none of us are impervious to misfortune or mistakes; all of…
Official selection of the Media That Matters 10 collection

Power Up

More About Power Up from Director & Producer Sverre Fredriksen Power Up is an animated short film…
Official selection of the Media That Matters 7 collection

Rapping at Fear

More About Rapping At Fear from Producer Listen Up! Beyond Borders: Personal Stories from a Small Planet…
Official selection of the Media That Matters 7 collection

SHADES OF THE BORDER

The racial issues that exist on the island of Hispaniola can hardly be described as “black and…
Official selection of the Media That Matters 10 collection

Still Standing

More About Still Standing from Producer EVC Youth Organizers Television (YO-TV) In December 2005, the EVC Youth…
Official selection of the Media That Matters 7 collection

THE LAST ICEMAN OF CHIMBORAZO

The proud family of Baltazar narrates full-on admiration for his daily job. Carving, carrying and selling chunks…
Official selection of the Media That Matters 12 collection

UNINSURED IN THE MISSISSIPPI DELTA

At a time when the health care debate is at the forefront of the political agenda, UNINSURED…
Official selection of the Media That Matters 10 collection

We are the Zaballeen

More About We are the Zaballeen from Director Mai Iskander “If there weren’t any garbage collectors, Cairo…
Official selection of the Media That Matters 7 collection

WILL I BE NEXT?

WILL I BE NEXT? explores the issue of gun violence in Chicago. Five established experts and numerous…
Official selection of the Media That Matters 9 collection

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