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New Day Films is a filmmaker-run distribution company, providing social issue documentaries to educators since 1971.

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What it Means to Serve

What it Means to Serve

As we approach Veteran’s Day, we highlight a handful of films in the New Day collection exploring the psychic wounds of war while also honoring the individuals who serve.
Meet New Day - Kurt Orderson and Najma Nuriddin

Meet New Day – Kurt Orderson and Najma Nuriddin

We are both filmmakers from different parts of the world who periodically come together to collaborate. Currently, we are both filmmakers in residence at Johns Hopkins University, developing an online archive of our film, Not in My Neighbourhood.
October 2019: Commemorative Month

October 2019: Commemorative Month

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, with the 2019 theme of “The Right Talent, Right now.” This is a great time to highlight films made by disabled filmmakers!
Latinx Heritage Month

Latinx Heritage Month

Latinx Heritage Month (also called Hispanic Heritage Month) is from September 15-October 15. This is an opportunity to learn and reflect on Latinx & Hispanic cultures, languages, traditions, and forms of resistance.
Meet New Day: Maggie Stogner and Rick Stack

Meet New Day: Maggie Stogner and Rick Stack

We are the filmmaking team who created In the Executioner’s Shadow. Maggie has been making documentary films on environmental and social issues for over 30 years.
New Day: Breaking the Distribution Mold

New Day: Breaking the Distribution Mold

In the competitive world of film distribution, it can be easy to forget that there is a more personal, and direct way of operating. The celebration of National Co-op Month in October is a good time to celebrate our rare and unique status as a distribution co-op.
Stream Forever!   Own the Whole Collection!

Stream Forever! Own the Whole Collection!

New Day Films is excited to announce that we now offer two new streaming options through the New Day Digital streaming platform. Customers can now purchase a film stream for the “Life Of File” through New Day and can also buy the New Day Collection as a whole. It couldn’t be easier. No special equipment or software is needed, other than a high-speed internet connection.
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