Events

Introduction

New Day Films hosts regular events for the educational and filmmaking communities. Check out what’s happening next and please, come join us.

Upcoming events

Reframe & Refresh monthly webinar

Reframe and Refresh is New Day Film’s monthly series gathering educators, filmmakers, librarians and community leaders for refreshing conversations that reframe our perspectives.

Reframe & Refresh: New Perspectives on Asian and Muslim Identity in America
Online Event, Thursday, April 25 at 2pm ET

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Text reads Reframe and Refresh New Perspectives on Asian and Muslim identity in America Thur 4/25 2pm ET with New Day Films logo over orange background next to portraits in circles of 4 people Julie Mallozzi, filmmaker, Monkey Dance, Once Removed, Lailanie Gadia Producer & Community Builder A-Doc Visual Communications, Sofian Khan producer An Act of Worship, Larissa Lam director, Far East Deep South.

Join us for this engaging conversation on "New Perspectives on Asian and Muslim Identity in America.” We'll hear from Sofian Khan, producer of "An Act of Worship," and Julie Mallozzi, director of "Monkey Dance" and "Once Removed". These filmmakers will discuss their work and how it examines different facets of Asian American and Muslim American identity. The conversation will be moderated by Larissa Lam, director of "Far East Deep South."

PAST EVENTS

Reframe and Refresh: "The Power of Advocacy in Film"
Online Event, Thursday, March 28 at 2pm ET

Promo image for Reframe and Refresh with the faces of four filmmakers.

Join us for this engaging conversation on “The Power of Advocacy in Film” with Melody C. Miller, director of California’s Forgotten Children, Maggie Burnette Stogner, director of Upstream Downriver, and Dr. Angela J. Aguayo, Associate Professor of Media & Cinema Studies; Acting Director of the Roger Ebert Center for Film Studies at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. The conversation will be moderated by Chithra Jeyaram, director of Foreign Puzzle.

We'll learn from the filmmakers about how their documentary films have been used as tools in fighting child trafficking and advocating for water equity and climate justice. We'll also discuss why film is an effective medium for affecting policy change. How can you utilize films to influence policy makers and stakeholders? What are other strategies using film to make long-term impact? Auto-captions will be available.

REFRAME & REFRESH is a series for the education and filmmaking community to have refreshing conversations that reframe our perspectives.

Reframe and Refresh: "Examining Labor Movements, Then and Now"
Wednesday, December 6 at 2pm EST

Graphic with orange background and purple gradient half circles on corners. New Day Films Logo in lower right corner, text reads Reframe and Refresh Wednesday 12/06/23 2pm ET. Four photos of people in circles Yael Bridge, filmmaker, When We Fight, Adrian Prawica, filmmaker, Haymarket: The Bomb, The Anarchists, The Labor Struggle, Dr. Kendrick B. Roberson, Lecturer at UCLA’s Institute for Research on Labor & Employment and Pam Sporn, filmmaker, With a Stroke of the Chaveta and Detroit 48202

Join us for this engaging conversation on “Examining Labor Movements, Then and Now” with Yael Bridge, co-director of When We Fight, Adrian Prawica, director of Haymarket: The Bomb, The Anarchists, The Labor Struggle, and Dr. Kendrick B. Roberson, Lecturer at UCLA’s Institute for Research on Labor & Employment and Chair of the American Federation of Government Employees’s YOUNG Committee. The conversation will be moderated by Pam Sporn (dir. With a Stroke of the Chaveta and Detroit 48202: Conversations Along a Postal Route).

We'll delve into the historical context for worker's rights, as seen in Haymarket, and gain a fresh perspective on modern day labor movements, as seen in When We Fight.

Reframe and Refresh: "Exploring Global Connections Through Korean Adoptees & Teaching in China"
Wednesday, October 25 at 2pm ET

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