As a long-time community activist and descendant of two former World War ll Japanese American incarcerees, making ALTERNATIVE FACTS: The Lies of Executive Order 9066 was a deeply personal project. This film tells the untold story of false information and political influences which led to the World War ll incarceration of my mother, father and nearly 120,000 Americans. While there have been many outstanding films on the WWll incarceration of Japanese Americans, ALTERNATIVE FACTS explores forgotten chapters of this tragic tale that have informed, shocked, and inspired audiences.
April 1 begins Sexual Assault Awareness Month—a time when New Day joins organizations all across the country to raise public awareness about sexual assault and exploitation. understanding of sexual violence as well as to provide helpful information to support survivors. New Day is proud to feature 5 relevant films that bring sexual assault and exploitation into the light for broad discussion.
April 22nd marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. New Day Films has a collection of compelling, personal films that explore the environment and sustainability. They will support you and your students in celebrating Earth Day this year and help probe the difficult questions that this 50th anniversary brings forth.
We are writing to you– our customers, colleagues, and friends– in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic which is altering our classrooms, libraries, workplaces, and lives in unprecedented ways. Our hearts go out to everyone who is dealing one way or another with the effects of the virus. Many of our customers and our filmmakers are educators scrambling to move classes on-line. New Day is now offering tools that we hope will help ease that transition.
We are thrilled to congratulate Julia Reichert, the co-founder of New Day Films, on her momentous Academy Award win for the film American Factory with Steve Bognar.
This February as we celebrate Black History Month, New Day is proud to feature three Black filmmakers whose works have helped to document invaluable chapters in Black history.
by Isabel Hill Schools, libraries, community organizations, and government agencies use New Day films every day to expand awareness on important, relevant issues. New Day films continue to be catalysts