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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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White man with curly brown hair and a grey beard looks at camera with small smile. He is wearing big headphones and is holding a video camera.

Meet New Day

by Robbie Leppzer Robbie Leppzer From the environmental protests of the 1970s, to the growing global peace, social justice and environmental movements of the new millennium, I have been documenting
Meet New Day

Meet New Day

Willow O'Feral's film Break the Silence is an intersectional, inclusive portrait of 18 women's lived experiences in regards to sexual and reproductive health.
Commemorative Months

Commemorative Months

November is both Native American/Alaska Native Heritage Month and Trans Day of Remembrance. Visit our New Day Collections to learn more.
Reimagining Justice

Reimagining Justice

New Day’s catalogue of criminal justice titles invite and inspire viewers to reimagine justice.
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!