upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2019

upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2019

REEL Change Tuesday Shorts

Tuesday, November 6, 2018 10:00 pm-10:00 pm

Repeating on November 13, 20, & 27



Resistance: the battle of philadelphia (prologue)

M. Asli Dukan (LTA '16, ACG '16, '14)

Set in a dystopian, near-future West Philadelphia, this stand-alone prologue to the Resistance web series follows a stealthy hacker’s attempts to dismantle the surveillance tools used by the police to control her community after she learns that two young activists have been tracked down and brutally beaten by riot cops.

When Life Gives You Lemons
Melissa Beatríz (WOO '17, ACG '12)

When Life Gives You Lemons tells the story of Colwin Williams, a Philadelphia-based activist who was formerly incarcerated, and is advocating for city-level changes.  This film was produced with the Philadelphia Reentry Think Tank.

How does one begin?
Luisa Dantas

Poet and activist Sunni Patterson performs powerful monologues on the streets of her beloved and battered New Orleans.

Milena Velis (ACG '10)

Groundwork is a documentary series profiling social justice movements in the Philadelphia area. The films follow half a dozen local organizers and explores how their involvement in movements has transformed them as individuals.

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Upcoming events
11/2410:00 pm - 11:00 pm

REEL Change Double Feature

Rounding out the final Saturday of features with a double header as part of Leeway's 25th Anniversary Film Festival.

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12/022:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Looking Forward: The Future of Leeway Community Meeting

A collective visioning of what the next 25 years of supporting artists and cultural producers could look like in the name of equity and social change.

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