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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.
September 2019 Meet New Day

September 2019 Meet New Day

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.
Meet New Day: Harleen Singh

Meet New Day: Harleen Singh

Meet Harleen Singh, an award winning documentary filmmaker committed to telling stories that inspire viewers to look beyond their limitations and achieve their goals.
Recognizing New Day's Honored Academy Members

Recognizing New Day’s Honored Academy Members

In the past several years, a slew of New Day filmmakers have been inducted into the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS). Read about them and their films!
Meet New Day - Lauren Knapp

Meet New Day – Lauren Knapp

I'm a documentary filmmaker and video journalist interested in shedding light on touchstone issues through intimate storytelling. The Sandman is a short documentary that profiles the doctor leading Georgia's lethal injection team.
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